Tag Archives: Thoroughbred racing

Newsletter (August 25, 2017)

Saturday is Travers Day at Saratoga. The day is a FEAST for racing fans. Six Grade 1’s, equine and human stars everywhere, an excellent betting race in the Travers, and if you’re able to get to the Spa, good for … Continue reading

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Newsletter (August 18, 2017)

Saturday is the 27th running of the Pacific Classic at Del Mar. It’s one of my favorite races on the calendar every year, and the highlight of the Del Mar summer season. The Pacific Classic elevated Del Mar’s presence in … Continue reading

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Newsletter (August 4, 2017)

How about Stellar Wind and Vale Dori in the Grade 1 Clement Hirsch from Del Mar? What a race.┬áCheck it out, not much separating them┬áStellar Wind was 2015’s champion three-year-old filly, and beat four-time Eclipse champion Beholder twice in 2016. … Continue reading

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Newsletter (July 28, 2017)

I really enjoy watching and betting on two-year old racing this time of year. High profile owners and trainers debut their best stock at Saratoga, Del Mar, etc., and you have a chance to see potential stars when they start … Continue reading

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Newsletter (July 21, 2017)

It’s now summer racing time, and that’s a great time of year for racing fans. Saratoga and Del Mar are slices of heaven. One backs up to the Adirondack Mountains in the Capital Region of New York, the other is … Continue reading

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Newsletter (July 14, 2017)

Fasig Tipton’s July yearling sale in Lexington this week was pretty succesful. The average was up, and number not sold was down. A million dollar Medaglia D’ Oro filly made headlines, but to me the real news was that the … Continue reading

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Newsletter (June 30, 2017)

Happy retirement to Maryland’s horse, Ben’s Cat. Ben retired at age eleven with earnings of more than $2.6 million, and won 32 of 63 starts, including 26 STAKES wins. He reminded me of Gravano, a son of Pioneering that my … Continue reading

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