Posted: January 24, 2020

My Life as a Horse Racing Photographer – Shamela Hanley

Shamela Hanley is now a well-known name in the UAE for the beautiful images she takes on their courses; and she was just 13 years old when she discovered her passion and talent for equine photography. Both of her parents have always been involved with horses, her father being a jockey, so she was exposed to racing from a young age and grew up with a natural love for horses.  "Since childhood I’ve always been intrigued by photography and at 13 years old I managed to save up and buy...

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Posted: January 24, 2020

It Was Amazing: Bricks and Mortar is Horse of the Year

Bricks and Mortar’s Presence Looms Large at the Runhappy 49th Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park. HALLANDALE BEACH--He never made it look easy, but had an intuitive sense of when he should move.  And that was part of his charm.  Bricks and Mortar’s 5-year-old campaign went unblemished, winning all six of his starts, demonstrating his versatility, winning over firm and yielding turf courses, winning at six different tracks, scoring five grade one wins, with his other added money victory coming in a Grade Two. Jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr., the 2019 Eclipse...

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Posted: January 21, 2020

Jonathan Stettin Wins Inaugural Handicapping for Horses Tournament and Donates Prize Money to TAA and Old Friends

Our own Jonathan Stettin won the inaugural Handicapping for Horses tournament at last summer's Saratoga meet. He donated the prize money to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Old Friends Farm. Aftercare, and taking care of horses and all animals comes high on the Pick 6 King's list of priorities. He is and has been involved in animal rescue for years. Here is the article on the TAA website... Stettin-Wins-Handicapping-for-Horses-Tournament-Donates-Prize-to-TAA-1Download Read about Jonathan Stettin in the Paulick Report... Read about Jonathan Stettin in the TDN... Read about Jonathan Stettin in Bloodhorse...

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Tiz the Law Breezes for 2020 Debut in Feb. 1 G3 Holy Bull

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law breezed five furlongs Sunday at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a planned start in the $350,000 Holy Bull (G3) Feb. 1. Trained Barclay Tagg shipped the Grade 1...

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Brown Defends Pegasus Turf Title With Strong Trio

POSTED: January 24, 2020

Gulfstream Park News HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Newly crowned four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown will try for a second straight win in the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Turf (G1) presented by Runhappy Saturday...

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Tripleheader Stakes Saturday At Oaklawn Park

POSTED: January 24, 2020

Oaklawn Park News Oaklawn split the Fifth Season – two eight-horse fields – after 16 horses were entered Monday. “I was glad to see the split,” said four-time Oaklawn leading owner Danny Caldwell, whose Chris and...

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Woodbine-based Kimura named Champion Apprentice Jockey at 2019 Eclipse Awards

POSTED: January 24, 2020

Woodbine Communications Photo Credit: Horsephotos/NTRA TORONTO, January 24, 2020 – Kazushi Kimura left his native Japan with the hope of making an impression on the Canadian Thoroughbred racing scene. On Thursday night at Gulfstream Park in...

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2019 Eclipse Award Winners

POSTED: January 24, 2020

Horse of The Year: Bricks and Mortar Male Turf Horse: Bricks and Mortar Female Turf Horse: Uni Female Sprinter: Covfefe Three Year Old Filly: Covfefe Male Sprinter: Mitole Three Year Old Male: Maximum Security Two Year...

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