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Happy National Pie Day! As an avid baker and dessert enthusiast, this is one of those demi-holidays that I love to celebrate. So, in the interest of keeping this ABR-related, I thought I’d share some of my favorite recipes for pies that have equine themes. Enjoy!

1. Kentucky Derby Pie

Hugs are great, but they’re even better with a horse. There’s something about the love and trust between a half-ton horse and a human that can’t be beat, and that’s why we’re sharing some of your horsey hugs to celebrate this national day. 

It began at 12:06 a.m. on May 31, 2017, with a tersely worded tweet of 43 characters by none other than President Donald J. Trump: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” 

The result was a viral sensation that led to memes, jokes, more tweets, and rampant speculation. Three minutes after posting the original tweet, President Trump tweeted again: “Who can figure out the true meaning of “covfefe” ???  Enjoy!”

Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to americasbestracing@gmail.com!  

I’m kind of obsessed with this art project that imagines how animals behave when we’re not looking at them. Obviously the horse and the zebra are my favorite! (deMilked)

The book “Better Lucky Than Good: Tall Tales and Straight Talk from the Backside of the Track” is the stunning result of a three-year project taken on by the Louisville Story Project. They like to partner with people whose voices are often unheard. It’s brilliant! They began on the backside of Churchill Downs in October 2016 spending time with the authors which led to the book launch in December 2019. Skillfully edited by Joe Manning, 32 authors tell their life stories. Thirty-two characters.

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