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RESPECT

OH WHAT’S A GUY GOTTA DO? Mine That Bird is not picked by one of the DAILY RACING FORM’S 22 handicappers today for the Preakness. All he did was win the 135th Kentucky Derby – somehow, still trying to figure…

WATCHING

If you thought the Kentucky Derby was a well watched event (highest rating on TV in years – tomorrow’s Preakness will be huge it appears. Everyone wants to see if the Mine That Bird score in the Derby was a…

FEEDING

LUCKY NUMBER 13? Rachel is widest! (Photo is MINE THAT BIRD and his flock heading out to the track at Pimlico. Cindy Pierson Dulay photo) POST POSITION DRAW QUOTES  – MINE THAT BIRD (PP #2; 6-1) – Chip Woolley, trainer:…

MILLING

PAPA CLEM WORKS AS HE USUALLY DOES – LOUSY. COULD BODE WELL FOR PREAKNESS – from Baltimore Sun By Brent Jones It was a typical workout for Papa Clem on Pimlico Race Course’s main track Tuesday – underwhelming if not…

FRONT PAGE

  TORONTO STAR FEATURE TUESDAY THE WILD CHILD • Featured on the front of the paper today… Mine That Bird and his early days of breaking and training at PINE VALLEY TRAINING CENTRE,in Maple, north of Toronto, leased by Paul…

MAMMA MIA

        SHOWDOWN? RACHEL ALEXANDRA the super filly versus Kentucky Derby winner MINE THAT BIRD. It may happen if some bad sports don’t get their way (read more below). (Vanessa Ng and Cindy Pierson Dulay photos)    …

RADAR

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADIAN TRIPLE CROWN: BOUGHT BACK FOR $10,000 – NEW PROVIDENCE Race named in his honour is tomorrow • The NEW PROVIDENCE STAKES is tomorrow’s Woodbine feature, it is an Ontario sired sprint for older guys. The race…

SPRING

WOODBINE WEDNESDAY NIGHT Big Night for Ontario sires • BOLD ‘N FLASHY, BOLD EXECUTIVE, TRAJECTORY, VALID N BOLD, VALID TREFAIRE, all Ontario sires with winners last night at Woodbine, a cool, and later rainy evening with a Polytrack surface that…

ENERGY

  Sports Illustrated horse racing covers from the past – KELSO, SEATTLE SLEW, STEVE CAUTHEN, SMARTY JONES…MINE THAT BIRD? If anyone thought this was conceivable after watching him race here last year, please stand up.          …

WOW

  On the day after the stunning result at wacky Churchill Downs, camera crews followed trainer DAVE COTEY around Woodbine. He was interviewed ad naseum and asked everything from why he picked MINE THAT BIRD out at auction to… did…

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