A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning. Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]
Twenty-one (21) fatal breakdowns since December 26th at one meet is a lot by any measure. I'd venture to say that number is too high for it to be coincidental, remaining cognizant that breakdowns are inherent to the sport. Track management has set forth a new set of protocols [...]
Stewards make some interesting and inconsistent decisions. When you have subjective rules like if it cost another horse a better placing, or a chance at a better placing, and did it affect the outcome, you leave the door open for disagreement and argument. One could argue a foul always [...]
Mastery is doing good after surgery Monday. Credit Mike Smith with helping the colt avoid further injury and potential disaster. Read more about Mastery and his surgery here...........