Preakness 143 May Be a Messy Affair

It’s very possible the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes will be in conditions as messy as the Kentucky Derby. Rain is forecast through most…

1 week ago


Thunder Snow Steals the Show in Dubai

On a night when five track records were broken, a French horse not named Goldikova won a third straight championship-level turf race and a European-based…

2 months ago


North America Dominant in the Desert

Super Saturday at Meydan is meant to separate Dubai World Cup contenders from the pretenders and it certainly did that as North America gobbled a gate-to-wire…

2 months ago


Rayya Rises in Dubai

Godolphin’s Winter Lightning was expected to run away with the featured 1 1/8-miles UAE Oaks for fillies Thursday at Meydan. But there is a reason…

3 months ago


The Dubai World Cup Carnival is Here

With North American racing catching its breath before the 2017 Eclipse Awards on Jan. 25, and the $16 million Pegasus World Cup at Florida’s Gulfstream…

5 months ago

Horse Rescue

Battered, Burned and Bonded

I awoke Friday morning and just stared at the comments. I’d spent the previous evening in a state of distress; a state of overwhelming fear,…

6 months ago


Star-Studded Saturday at Saratoga

Travers Day at Saratoga has always served as one of the sport’s grandest stages; a Vegas-esque buffet complete with delectable appetizers culminating in the main…

9 months ago


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…

10 months ago


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?…

11 months ago