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Thoroughbred Racing

The Dark Side of the Saratoga Race Meeting

Cathy Kangas | Posted 07.23.2016 | Sports
Cathy Kangas

Horses are magnificent creatures, but many trainers and owners are allowing unfit, unsound, even injured horses to compete by drugging them to mask the pain. It is up to us to protect them.

How a Racehorse Named Afleet Alex Kept Our Daughter Alex's Legacy Alive

Jay Scott | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

My wife Liz and I knew nothing about horse racing at the time, but in our minds, we thought, why not? We soon learned that the owners had undersold the ability of the horse, he was more than "pretty good."

10 Winning Distinctions: What My Champion Racehorse Taught Me About Winning

Dianne Collins | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports
Dianne Collins

Watching this year's Kentucky Derby winner, California Chrome, made me reflect on my own peak experience as an owner in a racehorse who also wasn't expected to become anything special amongst the 30,000+ racehorses that are born each year.

Bobby Flay Talks Career, Passion, and Food Network Stardom

Regina Varolli | Posted 09.30.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

Despite not having people, Bobby Flay is a supernova in the culinary universe. He has cookbooks, restaurants, product lines and oodles of TV shows.

Meet Uncle Mo

Liz O'Connell | Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Thoroughbred racing sensation Uncle Mo arrived in New York this week to prep for his run in the 2011 Wood Memorial, Saturday April 9 at Aqueduct Race ...

Triple Crown: the Toughest Title to Win in Sports

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The America's Cup, the Ryder Cup, the World Cup. At the end of those competitions, there is always a titleholder. Not so with the Triple Crown.

Racing Haut Monde Drops $32 Million On Elite Yearlings

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The upper echelons of international Thoroughbred horse racing convened this week at the annual summer rite of the Saratoga Select Sale. The average price was $275,551.