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Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia

2019-05-17T16:56:16-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia   By: Margaret Ransom This year marks the 144th Preakness Stakes, held once again at the historic Pimlico Race Course just outside of Baltimore. With many racing insiders calling for the race to be moved to the more modernized Laurel Park, located about 30 [...]

Rachel Alexandra’s 10th Anniversary

2019-05-17T11:25:49-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Rachel Alexandra: It's Been 10 Years By Mary Dixon Reynolds     It is difficult to believe it has been ten years since the super filly, Rachel Alexandra took us all on the ride of a lifetime during her 2009 campaign which culminated in an Eclipse Award for Horse [...]

The History and Future of Synthetics

2019-04-06T16:55:11-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  The History and Future of Synthetics By Peter Lee   After a 23rd horse died at Santa Anita Park on March 31, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals urged horse racing officials to replace all racetracks in California to "the known-safest racing surface—a synthetic track."   Horse [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

10 Years Since Rachel’s Oaks by Mary Dixon Reynolds

2019-02-23T10:15:22-05:00February 23rd, 2019|

        Celebrating Rachel by Mary Dixon Reynolds   Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Rachel Alexandra's breathtaking Kentucky Oaks which unwittingly began her campaign for Horse of the Year The exquisite looking bay filly with the upside down question mark on her face was named after owner and [...]

Songbird Retires

2017-09-01T10:39:55-05:00September 1st, 2017|

Songbird has been retired with a stellar record of 13 for 15 with two seconds. She was one of the best and most exciting fillies we had the pleasure to see recently and her record is not far behind the likes of Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta in my opinion. Beholder [...]