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Peter Lee’s Top 20

2019-07-20T10:57:10-05:00July 19th, 2019|

In 1999, the Blood-Horse published a list of the top 100 American racehorses of the 20th century, which caused a great deal of discussion (Man o'War ahead of Secretariat? Ruffian at only #35?). We're almost one-fifth of the way through the 21st century; what horses may make the Blood-Horse's top [...]

She’s Back! Enable

2019-07-06T10:46:03-05:00July 6th, 2019|

  Enable sent a loud and clear message she has not lost a step coming back at 5 years old to take the Group 1 Eclipse at Sandown. Under Frankie Dettori, who confidently handled the champion mare, she was able to hold off Magical under Ryan Moore in the stretch [...]

A Healthy Horse can be a Derby Horse

2019-05-04T00:35:24-05:00May 4th, 2019|

  Essential Fatty Acid Support for your Next Champion O3 Animal Health     While there are multiple proven benefits of essential fatty acid (Omega) support for the horse, we wanted to highlight four particularly important benefits for the racehorse in light of the upcoming Kentucky Derby.   Increased Blood [...]

Maven First in US

2019-04-21T16:57:10-05:00April 21st, 2019|

    Wesley Ward missed out on being the trainer of the first winning American Pharoah offspring, but he doesn't mind being second-best in that regard. That distinction went to Aidan O'Brien and Monarch of Egypt. You can read about Monarch of Egypt here..... "I'll always be second to Aidan," [...]

Decision Is In

2019-04-17T05:46:10-05:00April 17th, 2019|

In what jockey Mike Smith described as the toughest decision of his career, he opted to ride Omaha Beach in the upcoming Kentucky Derby. This left the mount open on Roadster and Bob Baffert wasted little time before he named Florent Geroux to his improving colt. Mike Smith won the [...]

American Pharoah Off the Right Way

2019-04-14T06:50:43-05:00April 14th, 2019|

  Monarch of Egypt became the first runner and first winner sired by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah  when the 2-year-old trained by Aidan O'Brien took opening contest of Naas's April 13 card, the five-furlong Irish Stallion Farms EBF race. The late-March foal was ridden by Ryan Moore and raced [...]

Omaha Beach Upsets

2019-03-17T05:32:38-05:00March 17th, 2019|

    Omaha Beach showed some brutal stubbornness to hold off a charging Game Winner to win the second leg of the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Under Mike Smith, Omaha Beach broke alertly and grabbed the early lead out of the gate but Smith [...]