Man ‘o War

March 29, 2019 0

Man ‘o War is arguably the greatest horse in thoroughbred racing history. The 1920s are considered the Golden Age for sports heroes in America.  Babe Ruth,…

Real Quiet

December 4, 2017 0

No thoroughbred in horse racing history has come closer to winning the Triple Crown than Real Quiet without pulling it off. The son of Quiet…

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 the…

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 colt’s…

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 horses filled…

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 0

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…