Secretariat

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Bourbon and the Deacon

2019-03-04T13:21:17-05:00March 4th, 2019|

    Bourbon and the Deacon at the Derby Bar By Kate Richards          There must be something in the country air, limestone soil and the bluegrass carpet of Kentucky to produce the spirit of a whiskey that is historically all-American. Congress said so in 1964 designating [...]

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 [...]

A Noteworthy Race by Peter Monaco

2019-02-21T12:39:11-05:00February 21st, 2019|

  A Noteworthy Race   By: Peter Monaco   On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]

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 [...]

RIP Penny Chenery

2017-09-20T13:08:07-05:00September 20th, 2017|

Penny Chenery has passed away at 95 years old. Best known for owning Riva Ridge and Secretariat Penny was also considered an ambassador of the sport by many and will be missed. We all know Secretariat and that he won the Triple Crown but what gets mentioned a lot less [...]