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…

American Pharoah

April 21, 2016 1

American Pharoah is the only horse in the history of American thoroughbred racing to win the Grand Slam. Foaled at Tom VanMeter’s Stockplace Farm in…

Alydar

March 23, 2016 0

Alydar is the best horse in the history of thoroughbred racing never to have won a championship. Alydar was born at Calumet Farm—producer of eleven…

Cy Young

March 15, 2016 1

They say that records are made to be broken, but some will stand the test of time.  Cy Young’s record of 511 career wins is…

Bill Shoemaker

February 3, 2016 0

For 29 years, William Lee Shoemaker held the world record for total professional jockey victories. Born in Fabens, Texas—a border town near El Paso—August 19,…