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Lady Eli Fights On

How do you measure a horse’s will to win? Past performances are the logical starting point, but statistics only tell part of the story. Horses…

4 weeks ago

Racing

The Perfect Racehorse

The stallion barn at Darley’s Jonabell Farm was drowsy and still except for the droning of fans mounted over each stall door. Most of the…

1 month ago

Racing

The Queen’s Plate: Come and Get It

Here’s a handy little trivia nugget for you… What is the longest continuously run horse race in North America? Kentucky Derby? Belmont Stakes? Preakness? Travers?…

2 months ago

Racing

The King of Canada: Northern Dancer

On the evening of September 17, 1962, dozens of horsemen gathered just outside Toronto for the annual thoroughbred yearling sale at Windfields Farm. The farm’s…

2 months ago

Racing

You Bet Your Ascot!

Ascot Racecourse has been staging horse races since its establishment in 1711 by Queen Anne. Her Majesty was enjoying a ride near Windsor Castle, so…

2 months ago

Racing

Dream On!

The First Saturday in May could not have come soon enough for Todd Pletcher. The venerable trainer who has won (*cue the Eagles*) everything, all…

3 months ago

Breeding

Off to the Races

There are many events that have provided me much excitement in the racing industry. Covering big races and horses as a journalist, meeting racing people I…

4 months ago