Reynaldothewizard with Richard Mullen up. ©Andrew Watkins/Dubai Racing Club


“The Wizard” Makes Magic in Dubai

Local favorite Reynaldothewizard proved there is still some magic left in his 11-year-old hooves as he poofed away his competitors to win his third consecutive 3/4-mile…

2 days ago

Books and Film

The Humans of Horse Racing

Join Linda Finstad on an extraordinary photographic journey into the “back stretch” in her new book The Humans of Horse Racing. Discover the inner sanctum of racing, strictly…

2 weeks ago


The Best Useless Colt Ever

The life of a broodmare manager is not a glamorous one, which means that the life of the significant other to a broodmare manager isn’t…

1 month ago


Behind the Scenes With American Pharoah

In the loaded world of sports, rarely does a horse breakthrough to mainstream acclaim. To draw the general public’s waning attention away from the daily deluge of…

1 month ago


Life Abundant at Old Friends

It is difficult to tell the claimers from the Derby champions as they press against their paddock fences hoping to seduce the passing tour into…

2 months ago


Behind the Scenes at Lane’s End Farm

Driving into Lane’s End Farm is a bit of challenge. Between the impossibly green pastures stretching into the horizon, jaw-dropping barns and world class horses…

2 months ago
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Arrogate Catches Chrome in The Classic

The crowd was ready. Packed into every nook and cranny of the Santa Anita grandstand on Saturday to witness America’s horse, their horse, take his rightful…

2 months ago
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The Heart of the Breeders’ Cup

I’m not a blueblood. At least not in the racing industry. My father was not a famous trainer. My mother did not own Secretariat. My…

2 months ago
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Beholder’s Last Stand

Gary Stevens has seen some things. The kinds of things only visible from the saddle in a career spanning nearly four decades and 28,700 races.…

2 months ago
(Keeneland Library)


The Legend of “Old Bones”

Exterminator (1915-1945) Chestnut gelding by McGee, out of Fair Empress, bred in Kentucky by F.D. “Dixie” Knight Nicknames: Old Bones, The Galloping Hatrack Record: 99…

4 months ago