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Havre de Grace: The Story of a Small Town, a Racetrack, and The Mob

POSTED: April 12, 2021

In a little Maryland town beside the Chesapeake Bay there once stood a stylish racetrack that showcased renowned stables, champion trainers and legendary horses. Named...

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Calumet Farm: A One Time Dynasty Trying To Return

POSTED: December 21, 2020

By Peter Lee Perhaps no other farm in the United States has a history as rich and dramatic as Calumet Farm. From its list of...

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Upset by a Saggy Onion

POSTED: May 17, 2020

Great horses become legends because they win more than they lose. They win when they're expected to win, That being said, strange things happen in...

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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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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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Great Too Early: 5 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds

POSTED: February 24, 2019

Great Too Early: By: Peter Lee In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed...

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A Stamp of Greatness: Citation

POSTED: February 11, 2019

A Stamp of Greatness: Citation By Nick Costa In 1978, when Affirmed crossed the finish line by a head in front of Alydar in the...

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