Category: Horse Racing

Horse Racing

Victory is Justified

"The big horse is coming.” The whispers began at 6:30 a.m. on a quiet June morning at Santa Anita Park…

1 month ago

Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, dies at age 95

The Tweedy family announced today that Helen "Penny” Chenery, owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, died yesterday. She was…

1 year ago

Jockey gets more of a ride than she bargained for when horse’s bridle breaks

  Just 50 meters into the sixth race of the day at Australia’s Tweed River Jockey Club Murwillumbah Racecourse last…

1 year ago

Zenyatta Welcomes a New Filly

Photo by Dave Cooper on flickr/CC BY 2.0 Congratulations are in order for 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, who…

1 year ago

American Pharoah Will Travel to Australia

By Maryland GovPics (2015 Preakness Stakes) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons It’s been a little over a year since…

2 years ago

Rare White Thoroughbred Sold at New Zealand Sale

Thoroughbred registries don’t restrict horses based on color. All that matters is bloodlines and speed. But selective breeding can lead…

2 years ago

Racehorse Owners in New York Now Required to Learn About Aftercare

For recreational riders and competitive equestrians, buying a horse is like searching for a long-term friend or athletic partner. They…

2 years ago

California Chrome Named Thoroughbred Racing’s Horse of the Year

139th Preakness Stakes by Maryland GovPics on flickr/CC BY 2.0 Until last weekend, only John Henry and Native Dancer had…

2 years ago

American Pharoah’s First Foal is Born

He’s less than a day old, but expectations are already high for a little bay colt at Brookdale Farm in…

2 years ago

Poll: Your Favorite Thoroughbred Racehorse

Over the past fifteen years, fans of Thoroughbred horse racing have had the good fortune to watch dozens of champion…

2 years ago