August 21, 2018

Remembering Breeders’ Cup Mile diva Miesque

August 19, 2018 0

The rise of Alpha Centauri as Europe’s premier Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) contender evokes memories of Hall of Famer Miesque – not just because she’s another Niarchos homebred three-year-old filly. Alpha Centauri is a direct […]

The other Prioress’s Tale

September 3, 2017 0

by TERESA GENARO “My lady prioress, and by your leave, So that I knew I should in no way grieve, I would opine that tell a tale you should, The one that follows next if […]

The Barbarous Battalion in the Alabama

August 19, 2017 0

by TERESA GENARO Not much remains in the easily available historical record on 19th century Thoroughbred owner and breeder Francis Morris. The New York Times seems not to have published his obituary, and the guy […]

The Dwyer Brothers

July 7, 2017 0

by Teresa Genaro For thirty years and more there was hardly a great race run in which one of their horses did not figure conspicuously. They were a city-bred pair, but they possessed an instinctive […]

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