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Back in the Saddle Again

2019-06-04T18:49:13-05:00June 4th, 2019|

  Jenn Miller, Back in the Saddle Again By Mike Valiante   Five hundred and thirteen days. That is the amount of days that passed in the life of Jenn Miller from November 25, 2017 when she suffered major injuries from a fall at Charles Town until April 22, 2018 [...]

Quite the Team

2019-05-24T06:35:06-05:00May 24th, 2019|

The long time  tandem of Britain's leading trainer and one of racing's most recognizable faces recorded their 500th winner together in Britain on Thursday when John Gosden's Terebellum won at Goodwood under Frankie Dettori. A potent force at the highest level of horse racing, Gosden and Dettori had been on [...]

Smith Replaces Lanerie

2019-05-03T08:35:02-05:00May 3rd, 2019|

  Jockey Mike Smith was not without a Kentucky Derby mount very long. After Mike chose to ride Omaha Beach over Roadster, and Omaha Beach scratched it looked like the Hall of Fame rider would be watching the Derby from the jockey's room. It was announced Friday morning Smith had [...]

Race Riding or Foul

2019-04-25T11:39:15-05:00April 25th, 2019|

  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 [...]

Saving Racing

2019-04-17T11:56:51-05:00April 17th, 2019|

    Clint Goodrich is not exactly a household name in the horse racing world, but he might be someday. Clint is an experienced and extremely passionate horseman, who is well versed and very opinionated about the current demise of our sport. Goodrich claims he can fix horse racing and [...]

Secret Agent Man

2019-04-09T09:50:17-05:00April 9th, 2019|

  Secret Agent Man By Mike Valiante   If I were to ask an average fan what a jockey agent does, I would more than likely get an overly succinct answer. The truth, as often is the case, is a bit more complex.  A successful agent has to be a [...]

A Noteworthy Race by Peter Monaco

2019-02-21T12:39:11-05:00February 21st, 2019|

  A Noteworthy Race   By: Peter Monaco   On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]