The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has announced the selection of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt to be inducted into the Pillars of the Turf category.
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Raised and trained at his owner-breeder Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Jr.'s Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, Maryland, Native Dancer raced for three years, mesmerizing millions of fans both at the track and on newsreels and nascent television broadcasts.
As the opening of The Track at Saratoga, America's Grandest Race Course unfolds, tales of the lure of Saratoga -- the setting, the characters, the horses and the legends -- are promised.
Not only is Shackleford a great color, he is a great race horse. He is the favorite, but there are plenty of horses in the field who can give him trouble.
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