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The Bid: Sustained Greatness

There has been a great deal written recently about American Pharoah’s place among the all-time greats. For what he accomplished this year, and last year, I feel he elevated himself into the realm of immortals, not only based on his historic accomplishments on the racetrack, but what he meant to the entire sport and racing fans all over the world, on and off the racetrack. I thought following this past... Read More

It's in the Blood

What did Sir Edmund Hillary do after he became the first person to climb Mt. Everest? What peaks are left to climb when you’ve climbed the highest in the world?... Read More

American Pharoah: Into the Pantheon

At 2 a.m Sunday morning, America turned the clocks back an hour. Approximately eight hours earlier, the Thoroughbred racing world turned the clocks back 40, 50, 60 years, back to the Golden Era of the sport when there were Triple Crown winners who would go on to earn their place among the truly greats.... Read More

Frankel: the Horse, the Man, the Stallion

At first there were three, then one scratched and one failed to meet its reserve. That left one Frankel yearling in the Keeneland September sale. All three had been consigned to Book 1. The gray colt, Hip #571, walked into the ring with the swagger of his sire, and also his namesake. ... Read More

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