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Freeze Frame

2019-05-16T11:12:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    Freeze Frame   By Mike Valiante   The camera quality in everyone’s cell phone has made amateur photographers out of many of us with the emphasis on amateur. Professional photographers understand there is a lot more to the skill than the ability to point and click, especially when [...]

Horse Sense Making

2019-03-25T11:52:48-05:00March 25th, 2019|

    Horse Sense-Making with Kerry and Pete   By Kate Richards                                                                 What is the common question that fans and bettors ask when we are looking at the composition of the Derby field? Does this horse have what it takes to be a champion on the first Saturday [...]

Colonial Downs Reopening

2019-03-21T09:46:26-05:00March 21st, 2019|

    Colonial Downs Reopening in August By Mary Dixon   On July 21, 2012, I drove 26 miles past Richmond, Va. to New Kent. It was Virginia Derby Day at Colonial Downs Racetrack and the parking lot was almost full. I had been interested in thoroughbred horse racing for [...]

Unfulfilled Potential

2019-03-11T10:50:34-05:00March 11th, 2019|

  Unfilled potential: 7 horses who were injured before greatness By Peter Lee   The latest controversy surrounding the deaths of 21 horses at Santa Anita reminds us how fragile horses can be.   A typical Thoroughbred weighs about 1,100 pounds, and running at 40 miles per hour, a horse [...]

Reputations and Radiographs by Kate Richards

2019-02-14T12:18:27-05:00February 14th, 2019|

  Reputations and Radiographs by Kate Richards When reading about a contentious issue or a tragedy, it is easy to think of racing’s worst-case scenarios. And about the impact of deception and the inevitable pageant of the blame. Investors model risk purchases as a normative, while sales attendees may believe [...]