Late Friday morning, newly inducted Hall of Fame trainer Gary Jones made for the exit at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion. Wearing his Hall of Fame blazer over a short-sleeved light blue shirt with a blue and green racing tie, he accepted pats on the back, handshakes, a few congratulations but he never stopped walking.
It gets late early around The Special office sometimes. That’s when the ideas start flying. What if other sports were like racing? At the end of every NFL game, the winning team lined up for a photo.
When a Dogwood Stable horse named None Like Nolan won Thursday’s second race, I just wanted to say congratulations and find out who Nolan was.