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Smarty Jones Tribute

The following story first appeared in the April 28, 2007 issue of Blood-Horse magazine, with a few additions thrown in. This feature, about Team Smarty and what became of everyone, will kick off our “Smarty... Read More

33 Years and Counting

Thirty-three years. The number now stands out in bold type, an unimaginable figure; one that lifelong horse racing fans never imagined possible. For many, 1978 seems like another lifetime ago. Heck, I... Read More

Roman Ruler Ices Belmont Stakes

A muddy renewal of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I, video below) always seemed to have the potential to deliver an upset, and so it proved, with the unheralded Ruler On Ice (TrueNicks B+ ) defeating Stay Thirsty... Read More

Steve Haskin - Journalist

Transcript is now available, read below or Download a PDF document here . Thank you for your time! Steve Haskin is an award-winning Turf writer renowned for his Kentucky Derby commentary, with weekly articles... Read More

Classic Longshots Boost Young Sires

Incredibly, 2011 was the first time in history that all three Triple Crown races were won by horses with double-digit odds, but longshot or not, siring a classic winner is an achievement not to be taken... Read More

Belmont Stakes TrueNicks Available

Complimentary TrueNicks Enhanced reports are available for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) field listed below. Click on the horse's name or letter grade to view the report. To help analyze which horses may... Read More

A Ford Too Swift to Cross

Having come within a furlong of stealing the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) off very slow early fractions, Shackleford succeeded in capturing the Preakness Stakes (gr. I, video below) after what appeared to be... Read More

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