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Midway Through the Saratoga Meet – By the Numbers

POSTED: August 11, 2020

By: Steve Zorn We are midway through this year’s Saratoga-without-fans race meet. Eighteen days of racing in the book, 21 scheduled in the final four...

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Karyn Phillip, Versatility and Vision

POSTED: August 10, 2020

Dream job keeps Phillip focused.  If you find your passion it’s not as if you’re really working.  And for horsewoman Karyn Phillip, there never seemed...

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Horse Racing Takes A Drop In Class

POSTED: August 10, 2020

The term "drop in class" took on new meaning Sunday, August 9 when 10-year-old Graded stakes-winning millionaire Green Gratto ran for a $20,000 tag off...

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Allen Jerkens: Humble Greatness

POSTED: July 31, 2020

By: Charles Simon He knew who I was the day I went and asked him for a job. Walking into Allen Jerkens office and asking...

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The Two-Year Old Money Pit

POSTED: July 30, 2020

By: Steve Zorn “Expensive horses don’t always run well. It’s a risk buyers are willing to take. They have plenty of money. What they don’t...

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The Will to Win, the Fight to Survive: the Remarkable Life of Hoist the Flag

POSTED: July 27, 2020

Hoist The Flag An eerie quiet settled over the barn, like time itself held its breath for what was next. Every exhalation was agony, the...

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Investec Epsom Derby 2020: A Controversial Outcome

POSTED: July 23, 2020

On the Gate to Wire podcast Episode 2, Michael Vale asked Pick 6 King, Jon Stettin to comment on the winning ride executed by Ricardo...

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Swimming Horses With Breathing Problems

POSTED: July 20, 2020

Living and working with horses exposes us to a vast number of opinions and theories. Some are based on scientific research but the majority are...

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Two-Year-Old Sale Season Draws to a Close

POSTED: July 19, 2020

By: Steve Zorn With the Ocala Breeders Sales Co.’s July sale in the books, the mightily challenged 2020 two-year-old thoroughbred sales season is finally over,...

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