Triple Crown Near Misses

September 25, 2017 0

The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing consists of three races: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Only 12 horses have won…

Racehorse Names

August 22, 2017 0

Today we explore some of the best names in the history of thoroughbred racing. I’ll Have Another has nothing to do with drinking. The chestnut…

Bill Hartack

July 7, 2017 0

Hall of Fame jockey Bill Hartack got along better with horses than he did with people. The Kentucky Derby is the crown jewel of the…

1968 Kentucky Derby

May 4, 2017 0

The 1968 Kentucky Derby is the most controversial in the history of thoroughbred racing’s most famous event. On the first Saturday in May 1968, 14…

Cigar

April 18, 2017 0

Cigar was the first American racehorse to win 16 consecutive races since Triple Crown winner Citation did so between 1948 and 1950.  He retired as…