December 9, 2021

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 […]

Historical Cameo – Alsab

January 17, 2020 0

Originally appearing May 16, 2006 Alsab — 1942 Preakness winner With the 131st running of the Preakness S. (G1) on the horizon, it is an opportune time to remember Alsab, the 1942 Preakness hero who […]

Historical Cameo – Equipoise

January 17, 2020 0

Originally appearing Sept. 8, 2008 Equipoise — 1932-33 Horse of the Year From time to time over the course of this season, as the status of Big Brown’s (Boundary) quarter-crack-susceptible feet dominated the headlines, it […]

Historical Cameo – Ben Brush

January 16, 2020 0

Originally appearing May 1, 2006 Ben Brush — 1896 Kentucky Derby winner In honor of this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), we’ll commemorate the top class colt Ben Brush, who captured the famed classic on May […]

Historical Cameo – Buckpasser

January 16, 2020 0

Originally appearing Feb. 6, 2007 Buckpasser — 1966 Horse of the Year Two stakes races staged on opposite coasts this past weekend have brought to mind the immortal Buckpasser, widely regarded as the best horse […]

Historical Cameo – Phar Lap

January 15, 2020 0

Originally appearing April 3, 2006 *Phar Lap — Australian National Hero To commemorate the 74th anniversary of the untimely death of *Phar Lap, we salute the mighty performer whose exploits gripped much of the English-speaking […]

Historical Cameo – Busher

January 13, 2020 0

Originally appearing February 23, 2006 Busher — 1945 Horse of the Year Looking forward to Aqueduct’s homage to Busher on Sunday, we will take for our subject one of the most remarkable fillies ever to […]

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