Keyword: Charles Howard

  • Cover art for longform about Tom Smith

    Silent Tom's Atomizer

    The investigation of popular trainer Tom Smith, of Seabiscuit fame, after ephedrine was discovered in an atomizer he used before a 1945 race saw the “absolute insurer” rule put to an early test.

  • Old Friends Awaits Noor's Remains

    An effort is being made to disinter Hall of Famer Noor and transfer the horse's remains to Old Friends near Georgetown, Ky.

  • Replica of Seabiscuit Statue Coming to Ridgewood

    After an absence of more than 55 years, a life-sized bronze sculpture of the legendary American racehorse Seabiscuit is coming back to its original home in the Northern California.

  • Seabiscuit, Secretariat Shoes To Be Auctioned

    Shoes worn by 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat and the legendary Seabiscuit will be auctioned by Illinois-based auction house Mastronet Inc. starting April 5.

  • Tobey Maguire Goes From Spider-Man to Seabiscuit

    "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire has signed on to play jockey Red Pollard, who piloted the fabled Depression era horse Seabiscuit, in the major motion picture release of the Laura Hillenbrand book "Seabiscuit: An American Legend."

  • Museum Employee Key to Missing Trophy Recovery

    When Lori Fisher was hired as the curator of collections at the National Museum of Racing last summer, there was no mention that her new position would involve intrigue, amateur sleuthing, and solving a mysterious 50-year-old theft.