Lady and The Track | November 30, 2021

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What’s In A Name: Thanksgiving Edition

November 23, 2021 |

Thanksgiving Traditions Memorialized In The Jockey Club’s Archives By Margaret Ransom Since The Jockey Club started registering Thoroughbreds in 1894 and maintaining records through the American Stud Book two years later, fifteen horses have been registered with the name Thanksgiving, several of which were bred in foreign countries like Australia, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and […]

Race Order And Wagering Menu For 2021 Breeders’ Cup At Del Mar

October 31, 2021 |

Two Days Of Races With Wagering Opportunities For Everyone At Every Lever Breeders’ Cup Press Release The Breeders’ Cup announced today the official order of races and wagering menu for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, scheduled to take place on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6 at Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, […]

2021 Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries Released

October 27, 2021 |

196 Horses, Including a Record 56 International Runners, Set for Two-Day Marathon By LATT Staff The pre-entries for the November 5 and 6 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set to be held on November 5 and 6 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, were released on Wednesday and the names of 196 horses — including a record […]

Eight For 2021 Belmont Stakes

June 4, 2021 |

Essential Quality Favored Over Preakness Winner Rombauer By Margaret Ransom A talented group of eight sophomores, which includes last year’s juvenile champion Essential Quality and this year’s Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Rombauer, will race the 1 ½ miles over Belmont Park’s main track in Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park in New […]

Top Ten Belmont Stakes Upsets of Past 40 Years

June 3, 2021 |

Top Ten Belmont Stakes Upsets of Past 40 Years by Reinier Macatangay: Given the 12-furlong distance of the Belmont Stakes (GI), the third leg of the Triple Crown series, it is understandable why strange outcomes and heartbreaking upsets occur in this race. Without any prior starts longer than 10 furlongs, the 3-year-old horses head into […]

The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History

May 17, 2021 |

The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History: Two thirds of the Triple Crown is over, and the longest – and likely toughest – race any of these three-year-olds will ever run is upon them. The Belmont Stakes is called “The Test of the Champion,” one of the truest statements in horse racing. Only certain […]

Derby Winner Medina Spirit Favored For Preakness Stakes 146

May 15, 2021 |

  Despite Medication Controversy, All Systems Go For Rags-To-Riches Colt By Margaret Ransom Ten runners were entered for the 146th running of The Preakness Stakes (GI) at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland, including controversial Kentucky Derby (GI) winner Medina Spirit and his stablemate Concert Tour, both for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. The pair underwent […]

Black-Eyed Susan Recipe: Official Drink of The Preakness

May 14, 2021 |

After drinking a few Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby and frolicking in the moonlight, I’m sure most of us feel relieved there is an alternate beverage to enjoy at The Preakness. Try a Black-Eyed Susan, the official drink of The 2012 Preakness. Black-Eyed Susan Recipe ¾ ounce Vodka 1 ¼ ounce Whiskey 3 ounce […]

Top Ten Preakness Party Preparations

May 11, 2021 |

The 138th running of The Preakness Stakes is set to take place on May 18, 2013 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness Stakes is the elusive second jewel of the US Triple Crown and is known at the “people’s party.” Are you ready? Below we put together a top ten list to […]

Field Set For 147th Kentucky Derby, Essential Quality Favored

April 30, 2021 |

  2021 Kentucky Derby Marks Return to May, Some Spectators Back For Live Race By Margaret Ransom Champion Essential Quality will break from position 14 for Saturday’s 147th edition of the Kentucky Derby (GI) and the undefeated son of Tapit was labeled the early 2-1 morning line favorite in the full field of 20 set […]