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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…

9 months ago

Racing

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…

10 months ago

Racing

Thunder and Lightning Reign in Dubai

Ever-mercurial Godolphin star Thunder Snow chose to shine by a leisurely neck over North America in the Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 across…

10 months ago

Racing

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…

11 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,…

1 year ago

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 year 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…

1 year 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?…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago