Author Archives: Richard R. Gross

Mucking Out the 2020 Stall

Happy soon-to-be New Year’s 2021! Before we let 2020 out of the barn, there are a few important stories and updates from this year you may have missed. Horse Racing...

Five Takeaways from the 2020 Breeders Cup

If you are in the news business, particularly  sports and politics since the two seem co-mingled these days, you’re familiar with the term “horse race.” In politics, the “horse race”...

What Tiznow ‘twas Then

 “Don’t let it be forgot that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment….”—Alan Jay Lerner In the midst of an unpredictable global pandemic and a contentious American...

It’s Breeders’ Cup Week at Keeneland!

The international racing world turns its attention to Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KY this week for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Friday and Saturday. The iconic course in the heart...

Thoughts About that Arc…and About Loss

If you’ve seen the film Amadeus (…and if you haven’t, you should), there’s a telling scene about the writing process. Mozart, brilliantly caricatured by Tom Hulce, is visited late at...