Posted: February 16, 2020

Umberto Rispoli, World Class Rider, Hits US Racing Running

Nothing brings together human and equine athleticism like the Sport of Kings, Thoroughbred Racing. Majestic, powerful, and fleet thoroughbreds, guided in competition by pound for pound some of the strongest athletes in the world, at a tenth of their counterparts weight. It is a sight to behold, and those of us who get to live it, understand why for so many years this was indeed the most watched spectator sport. We often celebrate our great horses. They inspire admiration, conversation, and even debate. As a student of the game, I...

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Posted: February 16, 2020

Injustice is Blind, Deaf and Dumb

They say justice is blind. I don't know, maybe it is. In the case of Rick Dutrow it is injustice which is blind, deaf and dumb. Rick Dutrow has served 7 out of 10 years of a suspension levied against him. Throughout that time he has conducted himself as nothing short of a gentleman while exhausting every legal remedy to get justice and clear his name. Despite proven facts in his favor, and some at best questionable conduct on the part of his accusers, nobody with the power to do...

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Posted: August 23, 2018

A Special Travers

Update: John A. DiMario, who trained Runaway Groom to a memorable upset in the 1982 GI Travers S. at Saratoga, passed away Thursday, February 13th, 2020 at the age of 91. Not long ago I visited with Mr. DiMario and talked about his epic win. The man was still sharp as a tack and a true gentleman. May he RIP. A Very Special Travers Stakes By Jonathan Stettin Since 1864 The Travers Stakes has been providing thrills and great racing history. Although The Kentucky Derby may be more famous and...

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The Projected Field As of Today For The Inaugural Saudi Cup:

If this field comes together, we must say it will be one heck of an inaugural running of this race.

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Broadcasts & Videos

Risen Star and Rachel Alexandra Winning Interviews

POSTED: February 16, 2020

Michael Dubb and Brad Cox talk British Idiom, and Mr. Monomoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQEwDb5DTTQ&feature=youtu.be Bill Mott talks Modernist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_MNlOFwx00&feature=youtu.be Steve Asmussen on Finite: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZrAFknY3qI&feature=youtu.be Via Kentucky HBPA

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Lady's Island, Claimer to Queen

POSTED: February 16, 2020

Lady's Island takes the Minaret at Tampa Bay Downs The epitome of class and consistency, Lady’s Island has gone from the claiming ranks to a queen. OLDSMAR, Fla.--A less than propitious start in Saturday’s six-furlong Minaret...

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Sunday's Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park up to $1 Million

POSTED: February 15, 2020

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – There’s a million reasons to place a bet on Sunday’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 13th consecutive racing day Saturday, which means Sunday’s...

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Cookie Dough Wins G3 Royal Delta at Gulfstream Park

POSTED: February 15, 2020

Photo: Ryan Thompson Gulfstream Park News HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Arindel’s homebred Cookie Dough, who had gamely finished second or third in five of six previous graded stakes, got the elusive grade Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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