The Inside Rail

Contributions from TIHR co-founder, editor and writer Sean Clancy.

The Hero

“Count your coughs. Change your leads. Watch my flag.”

The Closer

“Hey Miles, Mariano Rivera is coming to Saratoga this summer.”

Eight Weeks

It’s July 11 and we’re in Saratoga.

The Walk

There’s Lena. Sparky. Robbie. Clocker Dave. Cindy. Rusty’s cat. The long shrill of another lost horse signaling to another lost horse, they’ll settle down in a few days, once, they know that this place is OK.


The road trip continues.


First leg of a four-state road trip.

Royal Couch

A few years ago, Joey asked me about my schedule in mid June.

American Pastimes

Back to work. Somehow the twilight Friday card at Fair Hill turned it into a four-day weekend. No wonder, I’m struggling to get going Tuesday morning. Working from home with all the distractions that come with it.