This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Preakness Surprise!

AP Photo - Nick Weiss
Nice story as to how the owners of Preakness winner Rombauer tried but couldn't sell him and then ended up winning Saturday's race in Baltimore (click here.)

Good story, but it was something else in the article that caught my eye and distracted me.  It reminded me of a joke that Brian Barnhill has told frequently in Buzzy's Country Store.  First the article reference that caught my attention:

As Midnight Bourbon moved away from Medina Spirit, Rombauer pounced like a prankster jumping out of a closet. He rolled to a three-and-a-half length victory that gave McCarthy and the Fradkins a victory in their Triple Crown debut.

OK, now Brian's joke:

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And since Rombauer's jockey was wearing pink, here's something from her and Keith Urban:

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