All Posts Tagged With: "kentucky derby"

Randy Moss goes deep with Miss Kentucky

If you thought the biggest news from this past weekend’s Kentucky Derby was the horrible injury and subsequent euthanasia of Eight Belles then you’d be wrong. Move over Beyonce and Jay-Z. Step aside Posh Spice and David Beckham. Beat it Brangelina. We’ve got the next big power couple right here! Or at least Randy Moss’ […]

Picking the Kentucky Derby Scrabble style

Since we have no idea who is going to win the Kentucky Derby and any pick is as good as another, every year we just use the Scrabble pick.  We rank the horses in the order of their Scrabble score and hope that by some miracle, it actually works and we win our $100 $2 […]

Odds and Ends: Horses get accused of being juiced

We always knew that Seabiscuit was full of crap. First it was limited to the world of bicycling and Lance Armstrong, then it hopped over to baseball with Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Jose Conseco and Barry Bonds to mention a few. And now we can’t even enjoy coverage of the Kentucky Derby without having to […]

$1000 for a mint julep wasn’t high enough?

The people who brought you the $1,000 mint julep last year (no, sorry, does not come with hand relief) at the Kentucky Derby didn’t think the $50,000 they raised for charity was enough so they’re stepping it up this year. Not only are they offering more of the cocktails (132 vs 50), they’re letting Christie’s […]

Your surefire triple-word-score Kentucky Derby picks

Bob and John is our Derby pick OK. So the “theory of scrabbletivity” didn’t work for the Super Bowl. (Or perhaps it would have if not for the Seahawks getting jobbed by Bill Leavy… not that we’re still bitter about that or anything.) We think the TOS has to work for something, so why not […]

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