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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]