The following conversation took place just prior to the announcement Omaha Beach was scratched from the Kentucky Derby due to an entrapped epiglottis. Thank You A. E. Sabo' for the artwork! A Chat with Fox Hill’s Victoria Keith By Kate Richards [...]
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 [...]
HORSE HELL, DOUBLESPEAK and the POWER of CHANGE by Kate Richards The news that Hal Parker, booked on charges of animal theft and abuse in Louisiana, was a positive move forward in a hard-fought battle to dismantle the ‘bailing’ game on social media. Social media, essentially Facebook and [...]
Rick Porter took a step in the right direction forming the National Welfare Thoroughbred Organization. Until we get a national governing body, these groups are all the game has to try and keep things level. Read about the National Welfare Thoroughbred Organization here....
The Bloodhorse headline about the Personal Ensign reads "Songbird Set to Regain Form in Personal Ensign." I'm sorry but being undefeated on the year, after running her eyeballs out to close out last year in a close second to Beholder in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, I didn't know she lost [...]
While I am almost never a believer in a free square in horse racing this year's Delaware Handicap amounts to little more than a paid public workout for Songbird. Let's hope she lifts the hometown spirits of owner Rick Porter who is battling a tougher foe than horse racing. All [...]