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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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The Small Superstars of Racing

POSTED: February 1, 2021

When people picture how a champion Thoroughbred should look, they like to think big. They might envision Secretariat with his muscular physique or Forego and...

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Beloved Bad Boys Of Horse Racing

POSTED: December 15, 2020

Man O' War's lone defeat to aptly named Upset- By C.C. cook - http://www.saratogian.com/article/ST/20150724/NEWS/150729755, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=69922639 By Dawn Le Fevre On the racetrack they...

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Authors Jennifer Kelly and Dorothy Ours to discuss 100th anniversary of Man o’ War’s victory over Sir Barton in 1920 Kenilworth Gold Cup on Oct. 9

POSTED: October 5, 2020

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Authors Jennifer Kelly and Dorothy Ours will discuss the 100th anniversary of Man o’ War’s victory against Sir Barton in the...

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Peter Lee's Top 20 Horses of the 21st Century

POSTED: July 19, 2019

In 1999, the Blood-Horse published a list of the top 100 American racehorses of the 20th century, which caused a great deal of discussion (Man...

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Another Tapit in the Belmont Stakes?

POSTED: May 30, 2019

When handicappers glance over the field for this year's Belmont Stakes one horse will play a big part in their picks: Tacitus. Is it because...

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The Fighting Finish

POSTED: April 16, 2019

The Fighting Finish By Jonathan Stettin In the great history of the Run for the Roses there have been many thrilling moments. Not only do...

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Paul Jones vs. Blazes

POSTED: March 28, 2019

By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds When perusing over the names of horses that participated in the 1920 Kentucky Derby, one will not see...

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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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@jonathanstettin Your article re reading when a horse dead on board made me some $ just now. Untapable was, IMO, odds-on, but dead. TY!

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