The track. The air. The dirt flying. The glory. The smell of freshly cut roses. The winner's circle. The victory. The triumph. Churchill Downs.
If these words don't stimulate you, then you are not a fan of
Kent Desormeaux atop Real Quiet after their victory in the 1998 Kentucky Derby.
The Close Calls
They won the big fight, the Kentucky Derby; they took home the next trophy from the Preakness Stakes... but then came that final jewel...
1998 ~ Real Quiet
1999 ~ Charismatic
Certain people have changed our world by accomplishing undeniable feats of passion and courage.
The horse world is no different. They have set the standards for racing and act as ghosts of time,
always beating the clock, one step ahead of the competitors of today.
These are the ones referred to as
Poems In Tribute
Seattle Slew, the racing world will not be the same without you.
In Loving Memory, Affirmed. 1975-2001
May they run forever young and free.