Gary Stevens

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2018-12-21T11:52:14+00:00December 21st, 2018|

  The 12 Days of Christmas   By Nick D’Agostino   I was sitting around thinking to myself about all the good the bad and the down-right ugly things we have all endured this year in the Sport of Kings. Seeing how it’s the holidays, I decided to call this [...]


2018-11-26T19:23:01+00:00November 26th, 2018|

                                “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination and a hard-to-find alloy called Guts!” (Dan Gable). Hall of Fame race rider Gary Stevens had the guts. But that’s not all [...]

Lukas Does it Yet Again in Risen Star

2018-02-18T10:20:54+00:00February 18th, 2018|

We have seen D. Wayne Lukas do this so may times for so many years in so many big races. He just fools everyone and in this case even Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens who didn't travel to the Fair Grounds to ride the colt. Lukas sent Bravazo who [...]

Royal Mo Out

2017-05-14T09:39:52+00:00May 14th, 2017|

Gary Stevens flew to maryland to work Royal Mo for The Preakness, and things started off splendidly with a nice work but ended bad with an injury to the promising colt. Read about Royal Mo's misfortune here....

In The Minority Here

2017-05-11T17:17:19+00:00May 11th, 2017|

I realize I'm in the minority here, and that it is likely never going to happen, but I agree with both Gary Stevens and Mike Smith. That puts me in pretty good company minority and all. I've written several times and have been quoted as saying I prefer the 14 [...]

A Matter of Time

2016-11-19T00:23:43+00:00February 18th, 2015|

By Jonathan Stettin Timing is everything I always say. So much of The Sport of Kings involves time and timing. It seemed like a lot longer than 14 days, for Gary Stevens to add another chapter to his Encore, of what is one of the greatest comeback feats in professional [...]

No Wrong Coast

2016-11-19T00:23:43+00:00February 4th, 2015|

By Jonathan Stettin There is no wrong coast to be on this weekend in The Sport of Kings. Both coasts offer championship caliber horse racing with some of our best and most popular equine stars competing. We’ll see last year’s Kentucky Derby winner, this year’s early Kentucky Derby favorite, and [...]