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Decidedly, the gray colt from California decided the Kentucky Derby was his

POSTED: April 7, 2022

Six decades ago, the best of what horsemen considered only an ordinary crop of 3-year-olds, with their prep campaigns virtually completed, headed for Kentucky. Two...

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Though He Be But Little, He Is Fierce: Arts and Letters

POSTED: September 23, 2020

"Photos by Bob Coglianese/NYRA/Thoroughbred Times Collection via the Keeneland Library." By Jennifer Kelly Handsome. Strapping. Beautifully made. A virtual Hollywood leading man in equine form....

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Bill Hartack; Record Tying Jockey For Most Wins Of The Kentucky Derby

POSTED: June 4, 2020

Every jockey dreams of winning the Kentucky Derby, but it is a feat that is hard to come by. It takes a great jockey, a...

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Majestic Prince: A Preakness to Remember

POSTED: May 16, 2019

50 Years Ago: A Preakness to Remember   The 1969 Preakness Stakes had it all - a thrilling stretch run, a claim of interference, and...

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Race Riding or Foul for David Cohen?

POSTED: April 25, 2019

Race riding is an art. Knowing how far you can push a horse out, or intimidate a rider or his mount without fouling to the...

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The Right Call For The Kentucky Derby

POSTED: April 23, 2019

  [caption id="attachment_25238" align="aligncenter" width="228"]  [/caption] The Right Call By Kaitlin Free Each year when the Kentucky Derby rolls around a few jockeys in the...

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Majestic Prince Becomes A King

POSTED: January 28, 2019

By Nick Costa The year 1969 closed out a volatile decade full of upheaval and hostility, but the year was also a high-water mark for...

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Musical Jockeys

POSTED: April 10, 2018

It is not rare to see riders jockeying for the best possible Kentucky Derby mount this time of year. It happens frequently. Generally speaking, loyalty,...

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