At Royal Ascot, Wesley Ward is an American Success Story

At Royal Ascot, Wesley Ward is an American Success Story

Wesley Ward has spent most of his 50 years searching for an edge. He discovered one when he broke new floor a decade in the past and ventured from the United States to Royal Ascot to compete in some of the prestigious race meets on this planet. Ward’s reward for recognizing precocious 2-year-olds and serving […]

Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen

Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen

“In modern day terms, it is a very small operation compared to the Maktoum family of Dubai, the Aga Khan, or now these new battalions of owner/breeders who are vastly big and have hundreds and hundreds of broodmares,” Warren mentioned. “The queen doesn’t do it in a big way at all, and for most of […]

Chantilly Spotlight Back on for Prix de Diane

Chantilly Spotlight Back on for Prix de Diane

The Prix de Diane has lengthy been a focus of racing in Chantilly, France, however for the previous two years it has needed to share prime billing with Europe’s most beneficial race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, which was quickly relocated there whereas its regular dwelling at Longchamp Racecourse was renovated. However, issues have […]

Chantilly, a Horse Racing Town (and Forest)

Chantilly, a Horse Racing Town (and Forest)

Determining the winner of a horse race is normally a simple affair. How a horse is educated, although, can range extensively world wide. In the United States, thoroughbreds are normally primarily based at a racetrack, however in Europe, they’re much extra prone to reside of their coach’s personal secure, or yard. Newmarket, England, is understood […]

At 52, Mike Smith Has the Ride of His Life

At 52, Mike Smith Has the Ride of His Life

He requested her if this made up for him dropping out of highschool. She fought again tears and nodded sure. Smith is aware of about tears. He has shed them for horses whose demises have haunted him, particularly Prairie Bayou, whom he rode to victory within the 1993 Preakness Stakes, which helped make him a […]

The People Behind the Horse at Camp Justify

The People Behind the Horse at Camp Justify

“If you spent any time looking at Vino Rosso, he would come over and sort of give you that look in the eye, like: ‘What about me? I’m the king here,’ ” stated John Gunther, 72, who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. “He always had that look about him.” Justify has at all times been […]

Belmont Stakes 2018: Odds, Picks and Contenders

Belmont Stakes 2018: Odds, Picks and Contenders

7. Tenfold Trainer: Steve Asmussen Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr. Odds: 12-1 Drape: He completed huge in Baltimore and provides a pedigree that’s lengthy on stamina. Still, he’s calmly raced and it’s important to marvel how a lot the Preakness took out of him. Hoppert: The sire of this third-place Preakness finisher is Curlin, who had […]

A Secretive Owner of Triple-Crown Contender Justify: George Soros

A Secretive Owner of Triple-Crown Contender Justify: George Soros

Mr. Soros is likely one of the world’s most profitable traders, who could also be best-known for his wager in 1992 in opposition to the fortunes of the British pound. Mr. Soros is alleged to have made greater than $1 billion by shorting the pound — a transfer that cemented his fame as one of […]

Who won the horse race? Bofa. Bofa Deez Nutz.

Who gained the horse race? Bofa. Bofa Deez Nutz.

A horse named Bofa Deez Nutz gained its first victory on Friday at Oklahoma City’s Remington Park. You’ll notice that the race caller is a grasp at his craft. Meanwhile, because the horse crossed the end line, its proprietor might be heard exclaiming “GOT EEEEM!” (In my creativeness anyway.) (Thanks, Dean Putney!) […]