Posted by Sindicator on November 5, 2010 | Comments Off
NM’s Own Mine That Bird is a fine specimen of breeding, athleticism and endurance, who wowed the world with his spectacular 50-1, 2009 Kentucky Derby run and win.
But it’s Black Hat donning, crutch wielding, slick talking MTB trainer Bennie Woolley who I may be most interested in seeing portrayed on the big screen.
If you don’t remember Wooley’s triumphant post race interviews where he shot off more than once that he was sick of being asked about personally driving MTB to KY for the event – then you didn’t see them.
And if the second tier storyline for the upcoming feature film about the Roswell reared, Mine That Bird doesn’t include the incessant harping unleashed on Woolley regarding that mode of transit and the insipid references to his crutches I will be gravely disappointed – it was every reporter all but putting “baby in the corner” every damn interview.
First tier has to be the awesomeness of the horse himself and third tier maybe the shank of being dropped by Judas for a dame in the Preakness which should’ve been MTB’s too!
You can watch the hot machine of fine tuned mind & muscle that is MTB take the race here – he looks particularly beautiful trotting after the race, you may want to watch it with the sound off as railyard (or whatever they call him) Borel gives his post game victory speech.
Any New-Mexico-productions-keep’em-coming…the film is slated to shoot here in 2011. Woot! Whinny! Nay!
Here is the AP press release regarding the upcoming production.
Gentlemen: Addendum to your favorite Public Service Duh (PSD) – June is the wedding month so she’ll be giving you the side-eye waiting on that ring, while her friends wed and the wedding and jewelry store commercials roll.
The gelding, fresh off the Derby win has a shot at the second in the triple crown of racing when running in the Preakness this weekend. Like many a New Mexican Mine That Bird takes a hit, as his Derby jockey moves on in favor of the front runner. Two time Derby winning jock Calvin Borel is switching things up by riding filly favorite Rachel Alexandra. It’ll be Famed Jockey Mike Smith for Mine That Bird tomorrow.
The Preakness Stakes airs tomorrow on NBC. The third race of the triple crown is the Belmont Stakes which airs on Saturday June 6th on ABC.