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…

Seattle Slew

February 15, 2017 1

Seattle Slew is the only undefeated Triple Crown winner in thoroughbred racing history. Foaled at White Horse Acres Farms near Lexington, Kentucky, on this date…

Breeder’s Cup

September 21, 2016 0

The Breeder’s Cup is the richest turf festival in the world. The Breeder’s Cup World Championships is a series of Grade I [the highest class,…

Secretariat

June 9, 2016 1

There is an old expression in horse racing that there is no such thing as a sure thing.  That certainly did not apply to Secretariat…

Kentucky Derby

May 6, 2016 0

The Kentucky Derby is the longest running annual horse race in the United States. Held in Louisville, Kentucky, each year on the first Saturday in…