Woody Stephens

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Another Tapit in the Belmont Stakes?

2019-05-30T09:59:08-05:00May 30th, 2019|

      Will Another Tapit Colt Take the Belmont?   By Peter Lee   When handicappers glance over the field for this year's Belmont Stakes one horse will play a big part in their picks: Tacitus.   Is it because he placed third in the Kentucky Derby? Perhaps. Is [...]

Cannonade Judger

2019-04-11T15:03:56-05:00April 11th, 2019|

    1974 – Cannonade - Judger   By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   Secretariat fever must have lingered in everyone’s consciousness as a record crowd of 163,628 gathered at Churchill Downs in hopes of seeing another dazzling performance. Almost 10,000 fans stood at the gates at 5 [...]

Unfulfilled Potential

2019-03-11T10:50:34-05:00March 11th, 2019|

  Unfilled potential: 7 horses who were injured before greatness By Peter Lee   The latest controversy surrounding the deaths of 21 horses at Santa Anita reminds us how fragile horses can be.   A typical Thoroughbred weighs about 1,100 pounds, and running at 40 miles per hour, a horse [...]

Let’s Go Back

2018-05-30T15:16:32-05:00May 30th, 2018|

Watch our brief intro to this week's column for Amwager by clicking the link below: Tit26sX+Q2CYwcr%%pH+Ng Read Let's Go Back here......... Read more about Woody Stephens and the Greatest Streaks in the Sport of Kings here....

The Sport of Kings Greatest Streaks

2019-05-29T17:43:45-05:00April 8th, 2016|

      Past the Wire   By Jonathan Stettin             * Angel Cordero Jr., 11 Straight Saratoga Riding Titles * Kelso, Horse of the Year 5 Consecutive Years * Woody Stephens, 5 Consecutive Belmont Stakes * D. Wayne Lukas, 6 Consecutive Triple Crown Race [...]