Hangin' With Haskin posts tagged "Keeneland"

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

Arkansas Derby Last of its Kind

Keeneland is now back on dirt and that means the Blue Grass Stakes is back to being a major prep for the Kentucky Derby and no longer a haven for grass and synthetic horses looking to back door it into the Run for the Roses.... Read More

View From the Verrazano

As we approach the seventh anniversary of 9/11, I thought, rather than rehash how one of the most cataclysmic events in American history affected the racing world, I would reprint a story I wrote of my visit to Belmont Park four days later on Sept. 15 in order to recapture the atmosphere and the emotions that prevailed at the time, as well my own observations and feelings.... Read More

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