Dear friends, readers, and horsemen of the countryside,

The itch to try something new with the blog layout got the better of me, and after considerable wrangling with the technicalities of blog doo-dads and IPS connections, it’s done.

Whereas the previous header showed a panoramic view of Churchill Downs’s iconic twin spires, the new one shows a view of the 1938 Kentucky Derby post parade. A look from the other side of the track with more depth of field for the rest of the pic.

In addition, I switched a few things around, brightened up the look a little, and hope you like it.

Comments are always welcome.