Keyword: iraq

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Serving with Distinction

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- A story in the July 3 issue of <i>The Blood-Horse</i> on the resignation of William S. Farish as the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James took an unfair and undeserving shot at the master of Lane's End Farm, a longtime friend of the Bush family whose three-year tenure as ambassador came at one of the most trying times for America since World War II.

  • Operation Iraqi Children co-founder Gary Sinise, with Iraqi school children on recent visit.

    Hillenbrand, Actor Gary Sinise Launch Operation Iraqi Children

    Author Laura Hillenbrand (Seabiscuit: An American Legend) and actor Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, Apollo 13) have announced the launch of Operation Iraqi Children, a program that will enable Americans to send school supplies and Arabic translations of Seabiscuit to Iraqi children.

  • 'Seabiscuit' Touches Lives in Iraq

    Laura Hillenbrand's mega bestseller "Seabiscuit" and the hit movie that followed have reached far beyond the realm of Thoroughbred racing and become international treasures. But not even Hillenbrand was aware just how inspirational her book was until several recent e-mails from Iraq.