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What or Who Killed Phar Lap

2019-06-24T10:28:36-05:00June 24th, 2019|

  What - Or Who - Killed Phar Lap?   By Peter Lee   Phar Lap was a great horse on his way to becoming one of the greatest ever.   After a slow start at 2 and 3, he won 14 of 16 races as a 4-year-old in 1930, [...]

Dubai Preview

2019-03-29T07:48:03-05:00March 27th, 2019|

    The Cups     Kaitlin Free previews the Dubai World Cup Night card.  (Race 1) Dubai Kahayla Classic Kicking off Dubai World Cup Night will be the Dubai Kahayla Classic, the world’s richest race for purebred Arabians. The race is a 10 Furlong Group 1 on [...]


2019-03-03T10:19:25-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

  Some backside blurbs to get caught up on the Sport of Kings: Code of Honor redeemed himself with a nice win in the Fountain of Youth. (Nice colt) Hidden Scroll set a fast pace in the Fountain of Youth but did not appear to appreciate being thrown to the [...]

Driven and Relentless

2019-02-27T12:03:48-05:00February 27th, 2019|

      Zac Purton, Driven and Relentless By: Peter Monaco   I'm lucky to be friends with a very patient and driven young man, named Zac Purton. Zac is an Australian jockey, and an International superstar, who's been ruling the roost in Hong Kong racing since 2007, where horse [...]

Rekindling Takes Melbourne Cup

2017-11-07T12:31:14-05:00November 7th, 2017|

Rekindling took the Melbourne Cup from Johannes Vermeer wearing him down in deep stretch. Interestingly it was no surprise an O'Brien trained horse won a major race, but it was a surprise that young Joseph O'Brien just 18 months into his training career beat a horse trained by his Dad [...]

Melbourne Cup Gets US Coverage

2017-11-05T12:31:38-05:00November 5th, 2017|

If you are a horse racing fan and have never seen a Melbourne Cup tune into Fox Sports 1 on Monday and catch it> You owe it to yourself to watch this most difficult race to win. Read more about the Melbourne Cup and the US coverage here....