Thoroughbreds

/Tag: Thoroughbreds

From Stately Affairs To Supertracks

2019-09-07T14:19:50-05:00September 7th, 2019|

From Stately Affairs To Super-tracks By MB Kalinich    Jerome Park (1866), Rockingham (1906), Bowie (1914), Ak-Sar-ben (1919), Beulah (1923), Longacres (1933), Atlantic City (1946) ... By the early 20th century, there were dozens and dozens of Thoroughbred race tracks across the America. As the sport of horse racing became [...]

An Approach to a Favorable Outcome: Seth Benzel

2019-09-02T08:36:16-05:00September 2nd, 2019|

An approach to a favorable outcome; Benzel enjoys success in both art and Thoroughbred racing  By Ben Baugh     The subject matter and practical experience have taken artist and horseman Seth Benzel to destinations that are not only inspirational but compelling in their unique and poignant nature.  Art and [...]

Bisphosphonate Concerns

2019-03-27T17:59:14-05:00March 27th, 2019|

  Amid Bone Strength Concerns, Sales Companies Announce Bisphosphonate Policies for Young Horses by Nicolle Neulist   In light of rising concerns about the effects of off-label use of a group of drugs called bisphosphonates on bone development of young Thoroughbreds, leading sales companies Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc., and [...]

Horse Sense Making

2019-03-25T11:52:48-05:00March 25th, 2019|

    Horse Sense-Making with Kerry and Pete   By Kate Richards                                                                 What is the common question that fans and bettors ask when we are looking at the composition of the Derby field? Does this horse have what it takes to be a champion on the first Saturday [...]

The Right Thing

2019-03-14T20:20:00-05:00March 14th, 2019|

The Right Thing By Chuck Simon Santa Anita being closed in March is something that few living humans have been around long enough to recall. It's been 85 years since the current Santa Anita Park opened in 1934. The inaugural Santa Anita Handicap with its then unheard of $100,000 purse [...]