April 22, 2021

Remembering Hall of Famer Bimelech

April 4, 2020 0

Had Keeneland’s spring meet gone forward, we might have seen unbeaten Maxfield launch his comeback in the Blue Grass (G2). Instead I’m finding refuge in the past, and a perusal of the Blue Grass honor roll led me to back to Hall of Famer Bimelech (1940). […]

The Inherence and Inheritance of Empire

January 27, 2020 1

Researching the finer points of his career as both a racehorse and sire, I came to the realization that I might only be able to essentially echo the articles already published in his wake. […]

Historical Cameos – Colin

January 20, 2020 0

As the bright-eyed juveniles once again sally forth at Saratoga, hopeful of achieving honor and glory, it is a fitting time to honor the unbeaten Colin, who captivated the Spa crowd a century ago. […]

Historical Cameo – Corrida

January 19, 2020 0

Originally appearing Oct. 2, 2010 Corrida — 1936-37 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Heroine Long before Shergar, there was Corrida — a charismatic champion whose tragic end is shrouded in mystery. While the details of […]

Historical Cameo – Beldame

January 18, 2020 0

Originally appearing on Nov. 26, 2008 Beldame — 1904 Horse of the Year In light of Zenyatta’s (Street Cry [Ire]) emergence as a candidate for Horse of the Year honors, this is an opportune time […]

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