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The Ghosts of Saratoga

Summer at Saratoga is like a spiritual revival for North American horse racing. Opened in 1863, this iconic palace of thoroughbred purity is America’s oldest sporting venue…

5 months ago
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Horse Trainer Dead in Apparent Suicide

The body of 37-year-old horse trainer Monique Snowden was pulled from the Green River Sunday night near her home in Enumclaw, WA. Authorities believe Snowden committed suicide…

6 months ago
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Always a Horseman

If Andrew Lakeman had never returned to Belmont Park for the rest of his life, no one could blame him. It was on that very…

7 months ago
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When the Fairytale Becomes a Nightmare

Last year’s most intoxicating horse racing story not involving American Pharoah was that of the perfectly named and impossibly fast colt, Runhappy. As the 3-year-old…

7 months ago
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Over the Hurdles and Through the Lake

Blending elements of flat racing, steeplechase and pure insanity, the races at Germany’s Bad Harzburg Racecourse are a true test of fitness and grit. Each…

7 months ago
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Jockey Cam Will Rock Your World

It’s impossible to fully appreciate a sport when you’re a bystander. Sure, you go to a horse race and hear the thunderous parade of hooves and…

7 months ago
Tenny "The Swayback"

History

“The Swayback”

Born in 1886, Tenny was the son of French stallion Rayon d’Or and American mare Belle of Maywood. He was born with unconventional conformation, and…

7 months ago