Lady and The Track | July 23, 2017

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Songbird Stands Out In Delaware Handicap

July 14, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom A field of just six will line up and race the classic distance of 1 ¼ miles in Saturday’s $750,000 Delaware Handicap (GI) at Delaware Park, a rare handicap for distaffers, and all eyes will be on dual champion Songbird. Unfortunately, the race looks on paper to be a one-horse affair and while […]

A Tale of Two Taras

July 14, 2017 |

By Tara Cochran Just beyond the fields belonging to Godolphin and Adena Springs’ farms, I arrived at the gate of Barbara Banke’s and the late Jess Jackson’s Stonestreet Farm. As I was buzzed in through the wrought iron gates that hang between two brick walls bearing the crimson and gold Stonestreet Farm sign, I felt […]

Belmont’s Stars and Stripes Festival Winners Highlight Breeders’ Cup Hopefuls

July 9, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom There are still four months to go before the 34th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set to be held for the first time at the historic seaside oval of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, but that hasn’t stopped several horses from making their intentions for the first Friday and Saturday of […]

Mind Your Biscuits A Tasty Treat in Belmont Sprint

July 8, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom Multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire and fan favorite Mind Your Biscuits likely isn’t just the featured player in Saturday’s Belmont Sprint Championship (GII) on the Stars and Stripes Festival cared, he might actually be the marquee name on the entire day as he makes his first start since his dominating three-length romp in […]