Calvin thanks the dude who sidelined the favorite, gave him an inside post, made it rain like crazy, and had Ice Box and Lucky run the gauntlet. And fine, it was another fabulous ride for Rail Man!
When people find out that I am not betting on Super Saver to the win the Preakness, I fully expect to get a torrent of emails and maybe some phone calls desperately trying to wake me up to the facts. “Brim, don’t you know who Calvin Borel is? He’s the best jockey in the world. You have to bet on the horse he’s riding. Didn’t you know he’s won the Kentucky Derby three out of the last four years now? That guy always wins!” Read the rest of this entry »