Steve Asmussen

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    At the Risk of Beating a Dead Horse, the Sport of Kings is in Trouble

    Putting down galliant fillies like Eight Belles is only one of horse racing's serious problems Tomorrow, Lone Star Park holds one of its biggest days of the year, and after a disastrous and embarrassing Kentucky Derby, horse racing could use some good news. Maybe that’s why Lone Star Park is t ... More >>

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    October 9, 2007

    Top Lone Star Park Jockey Suspended in New Mexico For Cheating

    Hate to be the continual bearer of bad news regarding horse racing, a sport I truly do love and grew up around, so consider this a public service announcement to all you degenerate gamblers out there: Jockey Roman Chapa, who has been one of the top 10 riders at Lone Star Park since 2000, has been su ... More >>

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    July 19, 2007

    The Fab Fifty

    Or, half a hundred folks with way better seats than you

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    July 5, 2007
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    June 28, 2007

    Dark Horse

    Is Steve Asmussen the greatest racehorse trainer in America, or is he a cheater?

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    May 21, 2007

    Trainer Keeps A-Rollin'

    Over the weekend I slipped outta town; took in some toe-tappin’ music at Texas’ oldest dance hall and screamed like a girl o’er the rapids of Texas’ shortest and coldest (70 degrees my ass) river. (FYI, if you’re headed to New Braunfels for Memorial Day, the river is running at 600 milli-w ... More >>

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    May 4, 2006

    Tip o' the Derby to Lone Star Parker

    This Saturday Lone Star Park's all-time top trainer Steve Asmussen will run two horses in the Kentucky Derby—Private Vow and Storm Treasure—and hope to erase a pretty dreadful record in classic competition. Asmussen, who's based in Texas, topped the U.S. trainer standings last year in wi ... More >>

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    April 14, 2006

    Saddle Up

    Lone Star Park opened its 10th season of racing last night, but judging by the horse racing coverage in The Dallas Morning News, a rat peed on cotton somewhere in Grand Prairie. Ten years, folks—at a time when horse racing is struggling to survive as a spectator sport in various parts of the c ... More >>

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    January 29, 2004

    Good as Cash

    The unlikely story of the greatest Texas athlete you've never heard of

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    April 18, 2002

    After the Fall

    Marlon St. Julien regains his winning form at Lone Star Park

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    April 4, 2002

    Creature Feature

    Lone Star Park reopens with Willie Nelson, Paulie Ayala and some horse racing

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    May 10, 2001

    Rough Ride

    Deirdre Panas pushes long odds to become Lone Star Park's first successful female jockey