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Racing

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…

1 month ago

Racing

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…

2 months 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?…

3 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…

3 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…

3 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…

5 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…

5 months ago