Keyword: Gary Player

  • Slideshow: Sports Guys

    A companion to the article in the March 8, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse, 'Big Sports: World-Class Athletes Drawn to Horse Ownership'.

  • Gary Player

    Gary Player to Speak at Owners Conference

    Gary Player, a legend in the golfing world and a longtime Thoroughbred owner, breeder, and advocate of Thoroughbred aftercare, will deliver the keynote address when OwnerView, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

  • Gary Player, one of the new Breeders' Cup Ambassadors.

    Breeders' Cup Announces Six New Ambassadors

    Six high-profile individuals are being honored and added to this year's Breeders' Cup Ambassadors. They join 10 other celebrity racing fans and owners who were named Ambassadors during the program's first year in 2012.

  • Royal Ascot: Gary Player

    Gary Player talks about Royal Ascot, including reaction to The Queen's victory in the Ascot Gold Cup.

  • Gary Player is the inaugural recipient of the Breeders' Cup Sports and Racing Excellence Award.

    Gary Player to Owners: Race...Don't Hide Them

    Professional golfer and Thoroughbred breeder Gary Player has a message for horse owners, especially the connections of Rachel Alexandra and Sea The Stars, the soon-to-be respective champions in the U.S. and Europe who are not participating in the Nov. 6-7 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita: Race your horses and don't dodge competition.

  • Andromeda's Hero Claims Sam F. Davis Stakes

    The Nick Zito-trained Andromeda's Hero flew past 52-1 shot Summer Legacy in the final furlong and powered home to a convincing 2 ½-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-olds at Tampa Bay Downs.

  • A Dozen Sophomores Vie in Sam F. Davis

    A group of 12 3-year-olds has passed the entry box in Saturday's $100,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, a prelude to that track's signature Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III) March 19. Trainer Nick Zito sends out two of the top entries in Andromeda's Hero and G P's Black Knight.

  • Golf Star Player Meets Turf Star Ipi Tombe

    South African golf legend Gary Player, fresh off Sunday's final round play of the U.S. Senior Open at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, stopped at Churchill Downs on Monday to visit another of his country's notable exports: Ipi Tombe, winner of Saturday's Locust Grove Handicap (gr. III) in her U.S. racing debut.

  • Gary Player to Golf for TRF

    Gary Player will face off against Buddy Harston in a benefit for the Thoroughbred Retirement Fund in Lexington on July 1.