Embrace Change: Everything’s different in 2020

In 2020, everything is different. If you start there, with those five simple words, then you’ll be able to handle all the change this year has brought. Or at least process the effects of it. The global health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has hit every aspect of life and Thoroughbred racing is no different.

One more for the road

Summer in full swing, Saratoga right around the corner and another edition of The 2020 Special to make sure you’re up to speed for an Independence Day like no other in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.

The Monday Special – June 29

Jeff Bloom chose his words wisely. He even admitted so much in an interview for last week’s edition of The 2020 Special, previewing a big star making her comeback on Stephen Foster Day Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Virginia Gold Cup Preview & Picks

The last Saturday of June will have to do. Traditionally sharing (or allowing itself to share) the first Saturday of May with another famous Thoroughbred race, the Virginia Gold Cup race meet goes to the post today as part of a delayed and depleted 2020 National Steeplechase Association spring calendar.

The Special goes back-to-back

The lean and mean editorial team from The 2020 Special weren’t finished for June and last week’s Belmont Stakes Day edition and return with another for Saturday’s big day of racing in the U.S.