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Tiznow's Commercial Resurgence

Tiznow entered his stud career as the only horse to win two Breeders' Cup Classics, but there's only so long a stallion can ride his racing laurels before the commercial market decides his fate.... Read More

Americans Abroad

Animal Kingdom left Royal Ascot without the historic win he sought, but his mere presence was somewhat out of the ordinary for American-based runners. Avalyn Hunter reviews the phenomenon of U.S. horses competing abroad.... Read More

A Filly to Face the Boys at Belmont

With the confirmation that Unlimited Budget is a go for the 2013 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Avalyn Hunter identifies several advantages available to top-flight fillies who take on the colts in big races.... Read More

Unlikely Double

Oxbow's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) upset may mean we're not heading into June with a Triple Crown on the line--but it introduced its own touching story line.... Read More

Say Goodbye to Hollywood

Hollywood Park is now more valuable for its acreage than for the revenue it can bring in as an operating track. And so the memories of Citation and Noor, Swaps and Round Table, will fade away beneath housing, office space, and asphalt. ... Read More

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