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August 2009 - Posts

Take Two - by Steve Haskin

An unusual article appeared in the Aug. 21 New York Post. TV critic Linda Stasi not only reviewed Animal Planet's reality series "Jockeys," she gave it four stars.... Read More

Death of a Champion - By Jessica Yeargin

A few months ago the Thoroughbred world lost a champion. Rare Menace was euthanized due to infirmities of old age. He raced six times at ages 2 and 3 at Suffolk Downs and Meadowlands, in six-furlong maiden-claiming races, never finishing better than eighth.... Read More

Storm Song - By Linda Dougherty

Aug. 4 started out innocently enough, as my two daughters and I planned to drive to Churchill Downs to see the Kentucky Derby Museum. It turned out to be an adventure that will no doubt be vividly remembered by all three of us for years to come. ... Read More

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