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Grade 1 Races, Horse of the Year and other Thoughts

POSTED: December 10, 2016

By: William G. Gotimer, Jr. Even as the big races for 2016 wind down there remain several stories that are worth debate. The true measure...

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2016 Breeders' Cup Observations

POSTED: November 11, 2016

By: William G. Gotimer, Jr. Racing showed the nation and world its best side at the 2016 Breeders' Cup – beauty; competition; sportsmanship; joy; heartbreak...

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Musings on the 2016 Saratoga Meet

POSTED: September 9, 2016

By: William G. Gotimer, Jr. As another Saratoga season has sadly ended I have tried to boil down the season into a neat article but...

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The Queen Of Queens: Affectionately

POSTED: September 7, 2016

By Amy Nesse To racing she was known as the “Queen Of Queens.” She was magnificent in all possible areas. She was royally bred, nearly...

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The Whitney Handicap: A History

POSTED: August 5, 2016

By Amy Nesse The Whitney Handicap, one of the most prestigious handicap races of the year, takes place at the historic Saratoga racetrack in late...

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Chris Evert, The Racehorse

POSTED: July 26, 2016

By Amy Nesse As we watched Songbird cruise home in the Coaching Club American Oaks, proving her dominance in the 3 year old division, it...

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Saratoga: It's About Human Connections

POSTED: July 12, 2016

By: William G. Gotimer, Jr. Another Saratoga race meeting is upon us and just as they have for more than 150 years, handicappers will scan...

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Susan's Girl: A Forgotten Champion

POSTED: June 26, 2016

By Amy Nesse Many considered the 1970s the golden era of racing, with three Triple Crown winners and a multitude of other champions, including Spectacular...

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2016 Kentucky Derby Profiles - Gun Runner

POSTED: April 29, 2016

By  Amy Nesse Consistent, tough, and mature, Gun Runner has proven to be all of these things. Though perhaps not necessarily the fastest horse in...

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