Author Archives: Richard R. Gross

Chuck Shows Pluck In Dubai

It wasn’t a gimme, but nothing has ever been for the little horse that finished third in the Kentucky Derby (G1), ran his heart out for second place to Essential...

Mirror, Mirror On The Stall…

"I've always found this a trying time of the year. Give me blizzards and frozen pipes, but not this nothing time, not this waiting room of the world.”  —C.S. Lewis...

Fated: Bernardini and Barbaro

Both were foaled in 2003, a year when the respected Thoroughbred racing crop would include Sweetnorthernsaint, Bluegrass Cat, Lawyer Ron and Brother Derek among others. One was a son of...

Breaking: Bernardini Euthanized

Darley America has announced 2006 Preakness winner (G1), Eclipse Award Three-Year-Old Champion and leading sire Bernardini was euthanized earlier today at its Jonabell Farm at age 18 due to complications...