Breaking Barriers: 5 Pioneering Trainers of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, often called “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports,” is not just a platform for the finest three-year-old thoroughbreds to showcase their speed and stamina. It’s also a stage where trainers, with years of dedication, strategize to etch their names into history. As the 2024 Kentucky Derby nears, let us discuss the … Read more

Conflict of Interest: The Summer of Jan Opperman

 In the seventh episode of “Tim Coffeen Talks Indy Car and Racing History,” Tim looks back at his relationship with driver Jan Opperman, an American racing legend who left us way too soon. Opperman was a competitive racer, but also a man of the cloth, and those two seemingly opposite interests were quite unusual in … Read more