March 26, 2023

Best of Hanson: 2022 Anthology

December 21, 2022 0

An annual tradition for me in this space is to provide a compilation of what I deem were the more interesting features (mostly of an historical bent) that I’ve written during the course of the […]

2022 Royal Ascot: Top 10 takeaways

June 20, 2022 0

Another sensational Royal Ascot is in the books. With sunny skies making for good-to-firm going, the tricky soft-ground variable was eliminated, and the results were generally logical. […]

A tribute to Lester Piggott

May 30, 2022 0

In our collaborative tribute to the late Lester Piggott, Vance Hanson highlights the great jockey’s forays to North America, and Kellie Reilly commemorates several of his brightest European stars. […]

Three points to ponder: 2022 Rebel Stakes

February 25, 2022 0

The field for Saturday’s $1 million Rebel (G2) gives a sense of déjà vu, with the top five from the Southwest (G3) reuniting over the same 1 1/16-mile circuit at Oaklawn Park. But the result might not be the same. […]

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