Napoleon Aniciete is caught in that frustrating place of holding the short straw with no opportunity to choose again.
With the focus of horse racing on the lead-up to the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita on Oct. 24 and 25, it’s easy to overlook the exploits of Peppers Pride.
There was a time when the great thing about living in Southern Nevada was its wide-open spaces, most of it on public land. One could travel in just about any direction and find someplace new and interesting to visit or someplace new and inviting to hunt.
Lenny Ware is one of those people who humble us. Who is making the kind of difference most can’t comprehend. Who is giving back in a phenomenal way.
The latest UNLV football loss to UNR is over, which means Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault is somewhere dancing on a couch wearing a lampshade and the Rebels now can just have nightmares about tackling Frankie Albert rather than looking pathetic trying to do so.
The telephone rang a few Saturday evenings ago, and Glenn Carano answered. A cowboy was calling, his old wide receiver Mike Haverty.
A phenomenal 21 grade 1 stakes races will be run the next two weekends as horses make their final start prepping for the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita on Oct. 24 and 25. Saturday, in particular, will be loaded, with six grade 1 stakes at Santa Anita and five at Belmont Park.
Joseph Serino would tell the driver to slow down, that he needed to scan the tops of buildings for snipers and the roadside for bombs. He would look at a bush moved by the breeze and wonder if the enemy lurked behind. He always wondered what danger waited around the next bend.
With the sun at his back, Las Vegan Paul Harris hunkered down and began his final stalk on the large Alaskan black bear that stood feeding in one of “Bear Valley’s” open meadows. Harris’ only chance for concealment was a single large rock between him and the bear, but it would have to do. Keeping the rock between him and the animal, Harris made his way across the meadow.
The clock ticked quietly before. Now you can hear it from Summerlin to Henderson and beyond. Don Logan officially welcomed the Toronto Blue Jays to town Monday, but far more important than any two-year Triple-A affiliation agreement is the next three to six months.