Keyword: Canonero II

  • The One That Got Away

    Cot Campbell relates the story of how he turned down a future champion for $1,200.

  • Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Semifinalists Named

    The Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award has announced six semifinalists for this year's award; with finalists to be announced March 17 and the winner to be revealed at an April 15, invitation-only cocktail reception at Castleton Lyons.

  • Palace Malice

    Haskin's Derby Trail: Play the Palace

    Now that Campbell has announced his retirement from syndicates at age 84 after revolutionizing the sport, how appropriate would it be for him to finally get that elusive Derby winner 42 years later?

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    Murjan is the Canonero II of 2010

    Thirty-nine years ago Kentucky-bred but South American-based mystery horse Canonero II did very well beneath the Twin Spires. Will Peruvian classic winner Murjan follow in his hoof prints?

  • Tomcito Invokes Memories of Canonero II

    The mere mention of 1971 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes hero Canonero II to most horsemen from Latin America immediately invokes pride. Trainer Dante Zanelli Jr. is no different, and he has a healthy respect for the achievements of the Venezuelan star who swept the first two legs of the American Triple Crown. He's just not ready to compare his charge, Jetset Racing's Tomcito, to the legend.

  • Canonero II

    On This Day...

    March 14, 1971<br><b>Canonero II in Venezuela</b>