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About Trixie Hammer

Trixie Hammer

Trixie Hammer

American thoroughbred news writer for beginner’s at the track. Lover of roulette, donkeys, champagne, and fast horses. Playful mother and lucky lady.

Posts By Trixie Hammer

Dale Day of Remington Park Talks Oklahoma Derby

September 22, 2016 |

Dale Day of Remington Park Talks Oklahoma Derby by Robin Buchanan: This weekend it will be time for the Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby for 3 three year olds at Remington Park on September 25. It has a $400,000 purse and this will be the 28th running of the race. The race card for Sunday is […]

Not This Time is the Real Deal

September 18, 2016 |

Not This Time is the Real Deal by Jordan Sigmon: There was plenty of hype surrounding Not This Time leading up to the Iroquois, and he fulfilled and exceeded every single bit of it. Given every reason to lose, Not This Time rolled home to an overpowering victory. On a track rated muddy, the striking […]

Not This Time Earns First Kentucky Derby 2017 Points

September 17, 2016 |

Not This Time Earns First Kentucky Derby 2017 Points: Albaugh Family Stable’s homebred Not This Time, a half-brother to last year’s Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Liam’s Map, is the early points leader on the 2017 “Road to the Kentucky Derby” following a jaw-dropping 8 ¾-length demolition job under jockey Robby Albarado in the 35th […]

Breeders’ Cup 2016: Haveyougoneaway, Alsvid Share Humble Beginnings

September 14, 2016 |

Breeders’ Cup 2016: Haveyougoneaway, Alsvid Share Humble Beginnings by Jordan Sigmon– As the Breeders’ Cup draws near, we start to pick apart every contender to the very roots of their racing careers. Two contenders for the Sprint and Filly & Mare Sprint respectively, share similar beginnings in the most unlikely of places to find a top […]

California Chrome to be Awesome Again in Awesome Again Stakes

September 14, 2016 |

California Chrome to be Awesome Again in Awesome Again Stakes: Superstar California Chrome, who at age five is North America’s all-time leading money earner, is scheduled to run in the Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Santa Anita, according to his trainer, Art Sherman. Fresh off victory in the Grade […]

Memories Made In Saratoga

September 12, 2016 |

Memories Made In Saratoga by Robin Buchanan: Well, it is hard to believe, but it has been two weeks since I returned from Saratoga. How time flies. I am really still trying to absorb it all. I didn’t burst into flames as I walked through the gate the for first time, like I thought I […]

Shaman Ghost Wins Woodward at Saratoga

September 3, 2016 |

Shaman Ghost Wins Woodward at Saratoga: The 63rd edition of the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward came down to the final exciting yards as Stronach Stable’s Shaman Ghost prevailed in a four-horse dash to the wire Saturday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course. Bradester led the field of nine through an opening quarter-mile in 24.38 seconds and […]

Miss Southern Miss a Logical Play in the Del Mar Debutante

September 2, 2016 |

Miss Southern Miss a Logical Play in the Del Mar Debutante by Jordan Sigmon: Often times you’ll hear handicappers use the term “trip horse” when making a selection for a race, if that’s an angle you like to use, Miss Southern Miss should be at the top of your list for the Del Mar Debutante […]

Equestricon Hits Saratoga Summer of 2017

September 2, 2016 |

Equestricon Hits Saratoga Summer of 2017: Equestricon™, LLC., announced today that Saratoga will be the host city for the first ever international horse racing convention and industry trade show. The inaugural Equestricon™ will bring together fans, horseplayers and stakeholders from every corner of the sport in an atmosphere of non-stop entertainment and lively discussion. Equestricon™ […]

Promising Fillies Clash in Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga

August 31, 2016 |

Promising Fillies Clash in Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga: The $350,000 Spinaway, long one of the nation’s most prestigious events for 2-year-old fillies, attracted a field of seven precocious runners for its 125th running at Saratoga Race Course this Saturday. The Grade 1 Spinaway is a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile […]