Kentucky Derby Memories: When the Lady Became the Champ By Geo Sette Our Man Geo "The dynamic Filly Genuine Risk emerges victorious in the 1980 Kentucky Derby!" I remember it like yesterday. Sure I was living life at the tender age of 17, but as a [...]
Race Riding or Foul By: Nick D’Agostino Race riding is an art. Knowing how far you can push a horse out, or intimidate a rider or his mount without fouling to the point of disqualification is a tightrope the best race riders walk all the time. Do they [...]
1974 – Cannonade - Judger By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds Secretariat fever must have lingered in everyone’s consciousness as a record crowd of 163,628 gathered at Churchill Downs in hopes of seeing another dazzling performance. Almost 10,000 fans stood at the gates at 5 [...]
Stallion Dynasties: Sovereign Dancer By Kaitlin Free The Northern Dancer Dynasty has so far provided us with a wealth of stories. We have reached a point in the family tree where we will soon be branching out into the extended grandsons and great-grandsons of Northern Dancer. For now, [...]
This is a great story and article, and definitely a winning saddle. I wonder what it would go for at auction. I'd definitely bid for it. Read about the winning saddle here.....