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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

A World of Possibilities in Arlington Million XXXIV

August 12, 2016 |

A World of Possibilities in Arlington Million XXXIV by Jordan Sigmon: The Arlington Million has seen its fair share of quality fields, but this year a superb mix of American runner and European invaders has lined up in a field of 13. The morning line favorite is Tryster at 7/2 for Godolphin Racing, but you […]

Catching Up With Future Super Sire Palace Malice

August 12, 2016 |

Catching Up With Future Super Sire Palace Malice by Madison Feldhahn: After Exaggerator’s commanding Haskell performance, Curlin is being regarded as a future super sire. His two-year-olds bring an average of $447,833 and his yearlings bring $157,250. Curlin has proved that he is a great racehorse sire, but how will he fare as a sire […]

Frosted Wins The Whitney With Ease At Saratoga

August 6, 2016 |

Frosted Wins The Whitney With Ease At Saratoga: Returning from his historic win in the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap, Godolphin Racing’s Frosted did not disappoint as the 1-2 favorite with an equally remarkable victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.25 million Whitney at Saratoga Race Course. Frosted, with jockey Joel Rosario aboard, broke with determination and […]

Racing at Ruidoso Downs

August 3, 2016 |

Racing at Ruidoso Downs by Robin Buchanan: At some point every summer, I will find myself drawn to Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico. I leave the Texas heat behind and retreat to the mountains. There is literally something to keep everyone entertained. Ruidoso is a relatively small town, but offers a variety of shopping, hiking, […]

The Whitney 2016: Events & Fashion

August 1, 2016 |

The Whitney 2016: Events & Fashion– The 89th running of The Whitney takes place at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The Grade I dirt race is worth $1.25 million and an automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The winner of the […]

A Haskell For The Ages

August 1, 2016 |

A Haskell For The Ages by Jordan Sigmon: With the surprise mid-week addition of Preakness winner Exaggerator, the 49th running of the Grade I Haskell Invitational was poised to be a great one as it had attracted not only Exaggerator but Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist, setting up a rematch that was dubbed “The Showdown at the Shore”. […]

Stellar Wind Stuns Beholder in Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

July 30, 2016 |

Stellar Wind Stuns Beholder in Clement L. Hirsch Stakes: In a stunning upset, Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind, the Eclipse Award winner as champion three-year-old filly of 2015, outran 1-9 favored Beholder in the stretch to win the featured $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes Saturday at Del Mar. Beholder, a three-time Eclipse Award champion and widely […]

Curlin Stakes 2016: Risings Stars and Redemption

July 29, 2016 |

Curlin Stakes 2016: Risings Stars and Redemption by Jordan Sigmon– This years’ Curlin Stakes, a race that has attracted the likes of Blame and V. E. Day in previous runnings, features a field full of promise for the future. It’s a race that shapes up with many storylines; There are the horses seeking to redeem […]

Annual Saratoga Hat Contest Winners Crowned

July 24, 2016 |

Annual Saratoga Hat Contest Winners Crowned: The New York Racing Association, Inc. today honored the tradition of millinery in thoroughbred racing with the 25th annual Hat Contest, presented by Hatsational by DEI, at Saratoga Race Course. The event was one element of a series of festivities during opening weekend, which is presented by NYRA Bets. […]

Songbird Filly Remains Undefeated in Coaching Club American Oaks

July 24, 2016 |

Songbird Filly Remains Undefeated in Coaching Club American Oaks: Fox Hill Farm’s Songbird conquered her first test at the “Graveyard of Champions,” swallowing her competition to remain unbeaten in nine career starts with a 5 ¼-length victory in the Grade 1, $500,000 Coaching Club American Oaks Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Under her regular rider, […]