Monthly Archives: April 2018

… more Canada and Canadian horses

“The world needs more Canada,” advised Bono in 2016.  The U2 front man was referring to our compassion.   When it comes to horses, the world of the Thoroughbred is, of course,  brimming with Canadian bloodlines. Looking at 2018 Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

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Curlin.. “Rivers of Gold” poster boy

While Canadians appear to be reticent braggers… we are okay with pointing out obvious achievements.  Only not too loudly.  Hence today we look at Curlin, the outstanding champion and US Horse of the Year 2007 and 2008. That 4 of … Continue reading

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bragging rights….

While attempting to adhere to the sage advice of US Senator Bernie Sanders that we Canadians need to shout about our achievements, bragging does not come easily.  Nonetheless, I’ve decided to give it a try. But first, let me assure … Continue reading

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“Rivers of Gold” and some uncharacteristic Canadian boasting…

“… Canadians are well known throughout the world as kind and gentle people,” offered US Senator Bernie Sanders when in Canada last fall to explore our health care, “but be a bit louder and stand up and fight for what … Continue reading

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“Rivers of Gold” are mighty

What do Vino Rosso, Good Magic, and Justify have in common?  For starters they all descend from Canada’s ‘Rivers of Gold.’  And last weekend these 3 courageous chestnut colts emerged triumphant in the three significant Kentucky Derby prep-races: the Wood … Continue reading

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