Archive for March 2017

Voting for 2016's Illinois Champions

Picks & Ponderings is proud to announce that it is voting once again for equine champions in Illinois. Once again, both halves of Picks and Ponderings are casting ballots — we each do so independently.  Both of us explain our decisions here. Votes are made for Illinois Horse of the Year, as well as in a number... Read more »

2017 Fountain of Youth Stakes and Davona Dale Stakes Preview

This weekend, the national spotlight shines once more on the Sunshine State.  Saturday’s stakes-laden card at Gulfstream Park features a pair of sophomore points races: the Fountain of Youth (G2) for the Derby-bound, and the Davona Dale (G2) for fillies. Present in the Davona Dale is a set of connections familiar to the Chicago Circuit:... Read more »