Extending a line of thought in this space last week, think Bluegrass Stakes. Last prep for Derby’s run for the roses.
See the favorites turn for home. Thinning the pack, West Virginia bumps Pitt, leaving Jamie Dixon’s contender to drop back, wait for another day. Up on the lead UConn and Syracuse exhaust themselves on each other. Between horses and rail Florida State boxes North Carolina in behind the front runners
Then, as Cawood Ledford used to call, “... and here they come to me now!”