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If you pass a horse and rider while you’re driving, this is very good advice on how to pass them safely. (M.V. Times)

Stephanie was a senior and I was a sophomore. I worried, perhaps a bit too much, that our age difference was going to be an issue for her. I worried it was maybe something that would be embarassing for her. She was on the drill team. She was blonde. She was rich. This wasn’t the kind of girl I was used to dating. I mean, I was a sophomore, let’s be honest … I wasn’t used to dating at all.

Featuring America’s Best Racing’s deep roster of talented contributors, including former ESPN SportsCenter weekend anchor now-turned radio personality Bram Weinstein, who serves as the host of “The Winner’s Circle”; Joe Kristufek, paddock analyst at fabled Churchill Downs; and Dan Tordjman, “The Winner’s Circle” presented by SB Nation Radio brings together these accomplished racing insiders to share their knowledge, tips, insights, and opinions by offering a unique, weekly perspective of our sports landscape.

The 2018 season has turned out to be quite the debutante ball in horse racing. We’ve got one gal who said thanks but no thanks to a potential Canadian Triple Crown, another that turned down the 2017 Kentucky Derby only to become injured and miss the Longines Kentucky Oaks, the 2018 Kentucky Oaks winner who looks unstoppable, and the queen down under trying to rewrite history.

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