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The Race of the Century - According to the Computers

POSTED: May 3, 2020

Photo Credit: NBC Sports Saturday afternoon. NBC punished us with pre-race coverage of a horse race we'd already seen (Really, NBC? That cost  you less...

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Secretariat Made 7-2 Favorite in Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown

POSTED: April 29, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, April 29, 2020) – Secretariat, considered by many as the most talented and iconic Thoroughbred to have raced in America, has been...

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Triple Crown Champs to Run for Charity, Virtually

POSTED: April 23, 2020

Churchill Downs will Host Nationwide Virtual ‘Kentucky Derby at Home’ Party and Match up to $1 Million in Fan Donations to Celebrate the Traditional Derby...

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Davona Dale: The Double Triple Crown Winner

POSTED: April 14, 2020

Horse racing fans were spoiled in the 1970’s, basking in three Triple Crown winners (Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Affirmed), shooting stars like Ruffian and Spectacular Bid...

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Preakness (G1) winner Cloud Computing sires first foal

POSTED: January 17, 2020

Spendthrift Farm stallion Cloud Computing, the 3-year-old millionaire who captured the 2017Preakness S. (G1), sired his first reported foal on Jan. 9 th when a...

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A Christmas Past

POSTED: December 19, 2019

Photo Credit: Jim Raftery-Jacinto Vasquez Aboard Christmas Past “Its hair, which hung about its neck and down its back, was white as if with age;...

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An Interview with Dawn LeFevre, Author of BACKSTRETCH GIRLS

POSTED: December 13, 2019

What is BACKSTRETCH GIRLS about? Backstretch Girls is set at Atlantic City Racecourse in the 1980’s and tells the story of a friendship between a...

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Keeneland Fall 2019 Yearling Sale Book 1

POSTED: September 8, 2019

The Keeneland Fall 2019 Yearling Sale: Book 1 By Kaitlin Free The annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale is finally once again upon us. Arguably the...

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From Stately Affairs To Supertracks

POSTED: September 7, 2019

From Stately Affairs To Super-tracks By MB Kalinich  Jerome Park (1866), Rockingham (1906), Bowie (1914), Ak-Sar-ben (1919), Beulah (1923), Longacres (1933), Atlantic City (1946) ......

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