‘Duel for the Crown’ by Linda Carroll and David Rosner delves into the legendary rivalry between Affirmed and Alydar for the 1978 Triple Crown. Carroll joins Bill Littlefield.
Ahead of the 139th Kentucky Derby, 2009 winner Mine That Bird has been preparing for the Hollywood version of his own story. Gabe Bullard of WFPL in Louisville reports on the making of the film ’50 to 1.’
A leg injury has forced I’ll Have Another out of the Belmont Stakes, out of the running for the Triple Crown, and out of racing altogether. Former Sports Illustrated writer William Nack joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the horse and the state of the horse racing.
“The Home Run Horse” demonstrates getting a horse to the trac- is a longshot, and that the odds against winning The Kentucky Derby are nearly incalculable.
Bill Littlefield tells us why he wanted Funny Cide to win the Triple Crown, and it wasn’t about the money.