The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are upon us and with so many champions in one place, it will require more than just talent to put a nose in front on race day. Here is a sample of fortune cookies recently found on barn floors, wedged in horseshoes, and under the saddlecloths of some of our favorite racehorses.
Fort Larned: The past is your friend, and also your nemesis.
Palace Malice: Take the road less chosen.
Mucho Macho Man: Keep in close touch with what your competition is doing.
Wise Dan: Your past success will be overshadowed by your future success.
Verrazano: The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Goldencents: The origin of victory is to desire it.
Game On Dude: Good things are being said about you.
Will Take Charge: Let there be magic in your start and firmness in your stretch run.
Paynter: The hard times will begin to fade, joy will take their place.
Authenticity: Keep your plans secret for now.
Princess of Sylmar: Be direct, usually one can accomplish more that way.
Beholder: Good luck is the result of good planning.
Point of Entry: All your hard work will soon pay off.
Groupie Doll: Your many hidden talents will become obvious to those around you.