Author Archives: Richard R. Gross

Swiss Skydiver a Belmont Day Scratch

As important and intriguing as is Saturday’s Belmont 153, the undercard also features the Ogden Phipps (G1). That race comes with a “Win and You’re In” automatic berth in the...

Laoban Passes Unexpectedly at Age 8

WinStar Farm announced this morning that Laoban, a leading second-crop sire, passed away unexpectedly at age eight. No cause of death was given. Bred in Kentucky by Respite Farm, the...