- Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Blog, here are the likely fields for World Cup day as we stand now (pdf file).
Helen Mirren Queen Elizabeth will attend the Derby.
- An anonymous poster writes of the poison dart contraption in Hong Kong:
"Just imagine if that happened in the US. The Equibase chart would be something along the line of "BERRIES AND JAM was hit in the stomach with a poison dart before settling in good order, stalked three wide on the backstretch, moved into contention on the turn before galloping like a drunken sailor into section 112 and collapsing."HEY MAN! THAT'S MY KIND OF MATERIAL! Watch it there, buddy!
- As I mentioned, it's a travel day for me, and I'll be checking in next from sunny (I hope) Sarasota, FL. So they'll be a slight gap in posting....though not 18 days. See ya in a bit.