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Nimitz Class Looks To Extend Stakes Streak in $100K Native Dancer

POSTED: April 20, 2023

Nimitz Class shows his class and captures the Harrison E. Johnson Memorial (Maryland Jockey Club) Maryland Jockey Club Press Release LAUREL, Md.— Thomas Coulter’s 4-year-old...

Kentucky Derby

The 1953 Kentucky Derby: Native Dancer's Only Blemish

POSTED: July 17, 2020

The 1953 Kentucky Derby was supposed to be the coronation of Native Dancer as the king of Thoroughbreds. The gray son of Polynesian was unbeaten...


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...


Off-the-Pace Horse Racing: The Ultimate Thrill

POSTED: April 9, 2020

Wendell Eads On Whirlaway at Hialeah 1941 Photo Credit: Keeneland Library; Cook Collection Is there anything greater than watching a horse win from off the...


Japan Boosts Stallion Book With New Imports

POSTED: November 24, 2019

California Chrome Taylor Made Farm.Taylor Gilkey photo Fans react to California Chrome's expatriation on social media Breeding Thoroughbreds is big business that spreads across many...

Breeders' Cup

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Features Future Stars - Sometimes

POSTED: October 25, 2019

Photo: Courtney Snow The Breeders' Cup Juvenile, held on Nov. 1 this year at Santa Anita Park, is always a race in which fans hope...


Native Dancer's Genes: Too Much of a Good Thing?

POSTED: October 23, 2019

Native Dancer was a massive horse, standing 16.3 hands tall and weighing more than 1,100 pounds. He won 21 of 22 races at 2 and...


Native Dancer's Legacy Lives On

POSTED: September 27, 2019

Native Dancer’s Legacy Lives On By: Peter Lee Native Dancer had a great career - 21 wins in 22 races, for an outstanding 95.5% winning...


Native Dancer, Close to Perfection

POSTED: August 31, 2019

Native Dancer - Close to Perfection By Peter Lee A head. About 20 inches. That's all that prevented Native Dancer from becoming an undefeated, immortal...



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