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We have opinions, and we know you do, too. On this page, 1986 Kentucky Sportswriter of the Year and former Kentucky Thoroughbred Association president Gene McLean, along with other contributors, will offer their humble opinions on all things racing. Readers can send us letters here.
Gene McLean talking with Trainer Norman Casse at Churchill Downs. Photo by Aaron Bacon.
Union Rags – Lane’s End
Green Mask after his win at Woodbine. Photo by Jodie Vella-Gregory
Air Force Blue at Ballydoyle after he won at The Curragh
The gate for where Sadler’s Wells and Australia reside at Coolmore Ireland
Gene McLean (right) and Trainer Ian Wilkes talk about McCracken. Photo courtesy Aaron Bacon.
Lady Alexandra is Graded Stakes Placed & part of the consignment of Elite Sales at Fasig-Tipton.
Giant’s Causeway – Coolmore USA
Gene McLean and Mike Schnell announce the development of the Louisville Thoroughbred Society.
Gene McLean interviews Sr. Vice President of Sales Bayne Welker of Fasiq-Tipton.
Insurgent – bred along same line as Dreaming of Julia – is from consignment of James Keogh.
Trainer Dale Romans speaks about the Louisville Thoroughbred Society.
McCracken before morning workout at Churchill Downs.
Morning bath after workout at Churchill Downs.
Statue outside of Woodbine Park of Northern Dancer – this was on Canada Day (Canada’s 150th birthday). Photo by Jodie Vella-Gregory
Statue of Nijinsky at Ballydoyle in Ireland
Fasig-Tipton new facilities are ideal for buyers & sellers
Gene McLean talks with Buff Bradley about Divisidero.
Roger Attfields barn. Photo by Jodie Vella-Gregory
Good morning from Churchill Downs
Louisville Thoroughbred Society founder Gene McLean speaks with a reporter from WDRB.
Adorable Miss getting all kinds of looks at Fasig-Tipton.
Jodie Vella-Gregory presenting the trophy to Javier Castellano for the Highlander Stakes.
Trainer Ian Wilkes and thoroughbreds before morning workouts.
Tonalist – Lane’s End
Langfuhr and Secretariat – street signs on the dirt roads of the backside at Woodbine. Photo by Jodie Vella-Gregory
Uncle Mo colt, Hip 178, sells for $240,000 at Fasig-Tipton July Sale
Churchill Downs after dark.