The question came from a reader responding to a post on the Facebook page for This Is Horse Racing promoting an article about the final day of training last week at the Oklahoma Training Track here in Saratoga Springs.
“What will Tom Law do for five months? Hope he likes to travel.”
At first it feels like a simple question that’s tough to answer.
After a little thought it’s not so difficult.
Five months really isn’t that long, roughly 140 days in this situation give or take depending on when the Oklahoma reopens for training in 2014. Saturday, April 5 is a safe bet, but depending on the winter it could easily be later.
Oh, the winter.
That certainly factors into the sentence above.
To say five months isn’t that long doesn’t take into account my first Northeast winter since 1998. The general consensus in this area to date is that...