Keyword: durability

  • Were horses like Kelso (shown) made of sterner stuff than runners of today?

    Special Report: Losing the Iron Horse?

    In this exclusive report, <i>The Blood-Horse</i> investigates whether the Thoroughbred racehorse is as tough today as it was 30 to 40 years ago. Editors of <i>The Blood-Horse</i> recently sought the answer to this question by producing a comprehensive review of 34 years of historical Thoroughbred stallion progeny records pulled from The Jockey Club's extensive database.