|The Annual EquiSpace Halfway There Post|
If you'd like to see our prior year posts (they are quite interesting to note where our head was at) you can click here for 2008, 2009 and 2010 mid-year analysis. Last year's is particularly interesting, especially the comments, where some horse named Blame seemed to be quite prominently mentioned. Hmm...looks like we had some pretty good prograstinating readers...so what about this year...
It’s halfway through the 2011 thoroughbred racing season and we’ve taken our mid-year post to the mainstream. It’s been mostly an uneventful six months when looking back at midpoints 2010 (Zenyatta fever), 2009 (Rachel Alexandra on the scene) and 2008 (Big Brown winning first two legs of the Triple Crown and Curlin dominating the handicap division), respectively.
I wouldn’t say the glass is half empty, as the sport has generated some positive press through the Triple Crown season. Racing has both momentum and intrigue as we head into the summer racing schedule with premier meets at Del Mar and Saratoga. Without further adieu…here are our thoughts on the best and worst moments in racing at the mid-point of the 2011 racing season.
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