Battle of Midway

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A Talk With Victoria Keith

2019-05-02T10:00:32-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

  The following conversation took place just prior to the announcement Omaha Beach was scratched from the Kentucky Derby due to an entrapped epiglottis.    Thank You A. E. Sabo' for the artwork!   A Chat with Fox Hill’s Victoria Keith By Kate Richards              [...]

The Lasix Ban Reaction

2019-04-27T09:34:14-05:00April 27th, 2019|

  The Lasix Ban Industry Reaction: By Mary Dixon Reynolds   The day after Battle of Midway won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar, I walked to the Jerry Hollendorfer barn to keep my appointment with Dan Ward, Hollendorfer's assistant trainer, for an interview about Unique Bella. While [...]

Santa Anita Closed Indefinitely

2019-03-06T11:07:27-05:00March 6th, 2019|

  In the wake of what has been reported to be 21 breakdowns, or equine fatalities since the meet opened back in December, Santa Anita has shut down. The track announced yesterday they were suspending both racing and training indefinitely. Tim Ritvo, of the Stronach Group which owns Santa Anita [...]

Backside Blurbs

2019-02-26T19:45:06-05:00February 26th, 2019|

  Bad news in Kentucky. They changed the tax laws for 2018 as it pertains to gambling winnings. Kentucky, home of the greatest two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby, and the thoroughbred breeding capital of the world, apparently forget that bettors fuel the industry and prevent racing for blue [...]

Backside Blurbs

2019-02-25T21:46:46-05:00February 25th, 2019|

    Kaitlin Free gets you caught up with the Sport of Kings with Backside Blurbs: Time to Reign is following the same path as older sister, Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign. Scored this past weekend in the Silver Slipper Stakes. The Autumn Sun won his 2019 debut in [...]

Vasilika Shows Her Class at Santa Anita

2019-02-24T10:38:36-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  Vasilika Shows Her Class at Santa Anita   Vasilika flaunted her class and rolled to an easy victory in the $200,000 Grade 2 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Saturday. Fahan Mura, with Edwin Maldonado aboard, opened up a 3-length lead out of the gate on the [...]

Catching Up On The Latest with Kaitlin Free

2019-02-03T12:08:47-05:00February 2nd, 2019|

    Kaitlin Free shares some of the latest news in the Sport of Kings Dubai World Cup night nominations were released this week. 1,440 entries in total including Almond Eye, Roy H, Thunder Snow, Stormy Liberal and Gunnevera. Gronkowski has been confirmed for the Dubai World Cup. Arrived at [...]