Seattle Slew

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Exceller and The Exceller Fund

2019-07-23T10:31:24-05:00July 21st, 2019|

The Finish Line: Exceller and The Exceller Fund  By Victoria Paige Galindo   Winston Churchill once wisely observed, “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” Truly, humans have a way of creating strong attachments to horses and these attachments [...]

The End

2019-03-18T15:21:36-05:00March 18th, 2019|

  No, you are not about to enter the Twilight Zone, you are about to read one of the most "Spot On" articles on the Sport of Kings. The End By Charles "Chuck" Simon   “This is the end, Beautiful friend This is the end, My only friend, the end” [...]

Great Too Early

2019-02-26T19:21:13-05:00February 24th, 2019|

    Great Too Early: Five 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds By: Peter Lee   In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed with American Pharoah's smooth movements, appetite and maturity, called owner Ahmed Zayat about the colt. Even [...]

Second Place is the First……….

2019-01-24T19:23:46-05:00January 24th, 2019|

  We've heard the cliches before. Runner up. Second fiddle. Second best. Bridesmaid. Second place is the first loser. In the Sport of Kings, and The Kentucky Derby in particular running second to a Triple Crown winner is no easy task or laughing matter. It is as hard to call [...]

Seattle Slew, One of the Best

2017-05-01T14:39:13-05:00May 1st, 2017|

I was fortunate enough to see Seattle Slew race many times and meet him face to face during his career when he was trained by Billy Turner. Slew was special from the very beginning and it was no secret. he was the buzz of the backstretch before he made his [...]