Category Archives: Racing

The Legend of B.F. Wano

Baseball, boxing and horse racing. At the turn of the 20th century they were the big three of American sports. And clearly the most favored of all was horse racing,...

The Picture of Exquisite

War Admiral's owner, Sam Riddle, initially disliked the foal for being too small—certainly not like his majestic father, Man o' War. The colt, however, proved to be the best of...

RIP: The “Incomparable” Cigar

Thoroughbred legend Cigar passed away last night at the age of 24. According to the Kentucky Horse Park, Cigar died "from complications following surgery for severe osteoarthritis in some of...

Video of the Soaring Rocket Horse

Yesterday we showed you this incredible picture: [caption id="attachment_3309" align="alignnone" width="466"] Jockey Johnny King hangs on as his mount Arbritrageur went airborne before a race at Ireland’s Laytown Racecourse. Both...

Ready for Launch!

[caption id="attachment_580" align="alignnone" width="466"] Jockey Johnny King hangs on as his mount Arbritrageur went airborne before a race at Ireland’s Laytown Racecourse. Both would be ok. (Photo: Healy Racing, via...

An Open Letter from Tonalist

Hello horse fans, Boy, this is awkward. I realize most of you probably hate my guts—I get that—but I figured that with few days to cool off, maybe you hate...

How to be a Jackass

California Chrome—certified American Hero—The People's Horse—The Triple Crown Slump Buster—staggered home in yesterday's Belmont Stakes in a tie for 4th. Deflating, to say the least, but not unfathomable, if you've...

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