Quote of the Day

TIZ THE LAW (Lauren King/Coglianese Photos)

“You have no choice,” stoic 82-year-old trainer Barclay Tagg said Thursday about being stoic. “You have no choice,” he repeated, having seen past Kentucky Derby hopefuls reach Louisville and then find themselves unable to run for maddening reasons, such as an entrapped epiglottis, which brought the Derby-week downer last year in the case of favored Omaha Beach.

“I’ve done this every day for 50 years without stopping,” he said, “so I ought to know something about it.”

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One Response to “Quote of the Day”

  1. Michael Pearson Reply May 10, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    He was so much younger when I was 22

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