Skip to comments.4,000 Drawings Later [Horseracing cartoonist PEB dumped]
Posted on 01/03/2009 5:38:29 AM PST by ml/nj
Peb's long, lustrous career with the Daily Racing Form and its sister publication, the now-defunct Morning Telegraph, officially ended on December 31, but finis actually came months before, over an uncomfortable lunch in Princeton, New Jersey, and should have become obvious to many of his fans on October 25, the concluding day of the Breeders' Cup. On the front of the Form, where Peb's imaginative take on the big day had been a mainstay since the Breeders' Cup began in 1984, there was a full-page color photo of Curlin.
The hatchet men at the Form let Peb pick the good-bye restaurant, a place near his home. "It was ludicrous," Peb said.
The call had come from Mandy Minger, vice president of marketing.
(Excerpt) Read more at horseraceinsider.com ...
“I guess no one cares but us.”
True. Not a lot of interest around here.
I do agree with the guy who commented that horseplayers were always drawn as seedy characters. LOL.
I guess that is the perception.
The comments started to get pretty heated early this morning...
Hey, I thoroughly enjoyed Peb stuff. Have the Secretariat one framed as it was my mom’s favorite. As you know, her ashes are scattered at Charles Town. She was a true Peb lover, looking forward to his work with each paper she bought. Scary how things are changing.... Too bad.
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