All of which brings us to the lede of this column. To fully get it, you must have a grasp of esoteric Thoroughbred handicapping lingo as well as 1960s psychedelia. Clever ... or alienating?
Words like "julep" and "spires" have invaded the popular lexicon.
Suddenly, there's more talk about "dosage" in the race book than in Owsley Stanley's lab.
Must be Kentucky Derby week in Las Vegas.