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  • Slideshow: Kelso's 5th HOY 50th Anniversary

    Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of <i>The Blood-Horse</i>.

  • Kelso (outside) wins the Whitney

    Kelso: 5 Time HOY 50th Anniversary

    Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Jersey Town comes home strong to win the Kelso.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117606459&amp;k=5zCNxmC&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Jersey Town Stands Tall in Kelso

    Charles Fipke's homebred Jersey Town, a 6-year-old son of Speightstown, blows by Shackleford in the stretch of the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II). Favored To Honor and Serve finishes fourth.

  • Ten Grade 1s on tap Saturday

    You missed the worst million-dollar race I have ever seen (the Pennsylvania Derby), and one of the best races with a four-horse field that I can remember (Questing vs. My Miss Aurelia in the Cotillion).

  • To Honor and Serve won the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Sept. 1.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2061024596&amp;k=TZgQsTH&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Kelso Brings Together Big Two

    To Honor and Serve and Shackleford renew their one-turn rivalry at Belmont Park in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II) as part of "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont.

  • Fort Marcy in the United Nations H.

    Slideshow: Great Geldings

    Top 10 geldings of the past 75 years have provided some of racing's top thrills. See our full feature in the August 11, 2012 issue of The Blood-Horse!

  • Le Grand Cru won the off-the-turf Kelso.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8531975%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Three Off-the-Turf Stakes Downgrades Upheld

    The downgrades of three stakes at Belmont Park on Oct. 4 that were switched to the main track from the turf course will be maintained for this year, according to the American Graded Stakes Committee.

  • Commentator will try to win the Whitney for the third time.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5274581%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Commentator Shoots For Third Whitney

    The ageless Commentator will try to stand alongside the great Kelso as the oldest horse ever to win the prestigious Whitney Handicap (gr. I), a race he will also attempt to capture for a record-tying third time.

  • Breeder/owner Jack Dreyfus Jr. Dead

    Jack Dreyfus Jr., who owned Hobeau Farm in Florida and whose horses twice defeated Secretariat, died Friday at a New York City medical center.

  • Inside Track:Remembering Allaire du Pont

    Turning into Woodstock Farm, visitors are greeted by a canopy of towering sycamores and pines lining a road that slopes down to the original training barn and track, all the way to the tranquil beauty of the Bohemia River.

  • Milo Valenzuela to be Inducted Into HOF

    Unable to travel to Saratoga Springs for the national Hall of Fame induction ceremony Aug. 4, retired jockey Ismael "Milo" Valenzuela will receive his commemorative jacket and plaque on Sunday in a special induction ceremony at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

  • Charlie Camac

    A Racetrack Original

    BloodHorseNOW.com staff writer Claire Novak chronicles the racetrack career of 72-year-old Charlie Camac, who found his greatest success in the starters' stand by showing empathy and concern for the fields of Thoroughbreds he controlled.

  • Art Master Out of Kelso

    Art Master, the second choice at 9-2 in the morning line for the Sept. 29 Kelso (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park, will not run, according to his trainer. Bobby Frankel said Sept. 28 that graded winner Art Master suffered from a quarter crack that was discovered after he was entered on Sept. 27 to run in the $250,000 Kelso.

  • Delaware Park Announces Wall of Fame Inductees

    Delaware Park announced July 10 the selection of five inductees into its newly established Wall of Fame. The inaugural class of inductees consists of Kelso, Henry Clark, Willie Shoemaker, Jane and Henry Lunger's Christiana Stables, and William DuPont, Jr.

  • Old Timers Day on Tap Saturday

    When the dust settles following Saturday's major stakes, we could be saluting the geriatric set if 8-year-old The Tin Man and 7-year-olds Perfect Drift and Meteor Storm come away with victories in their respective races.

  • One Reason Why

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - Even Carl Hanford, on the day of his induction into the Hall of Fame, said the reason he was selected for membership was because of one horse. He's right, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

  • Special K: former jockey Carl Hanford trained one of the all-time greats.

    Hall of Fame 2006: Trainer Carl Hanford

    It took seven decades for Carl Hanford to make it back to the Derby. The trainer of the legendary Kelso turned up this year when his youngest brother, Ira "Babe" Hanford, was honored as the oldest living jockey to have won the Run for the Roses. Babe piloted longshot winner Bold Venture to victory in 1936.

  • Artie Schiller to Skip Atto Mile, Wait For Kelso

    Artie Schiller, the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships points leader in the Mile division, will not be making the trip to Woodbine to contest Sunday's $1 million Atto Mile (Can-I).

  • Mr O&#39;Brien and Eibar Coa win the Kelso Breeders&#39; Cup Handicap, Saturday at Belmont Park.

    Plenty of Room for Mr O'Brien's Kick in Kelso

    Skeedattle Stable's Mr O'Brien found his closing kick again after four straight losing races, taking Saturday's $270,000 Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at a mile on the Belmont Park Widener turf course.

  • Stroll Heads Field in Kelso Stakes

    Stroll, who finished second in his first start after three months on the sidelines, heads a field of eight in Saturday's Kelso Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont. For 3-year-olds and up, the race is a mile on the Belmont turf and carried a $350,000 purse.

  • Sightseek One to Beat in Beldame

    Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel loves the position he is in with Juddmonte Farms' multiple grade I winner Sightseek. After 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri had her 11-race win streak snapped last weekend in California, the case could be made that Sightseek is better.

  • People's Horses

    <i>By Bud Lamoreaux </i> -- Funny Cide can give racing an ingredient that has been lacking for 25 years.

  • Case for Carl

    <i>By Joe Hickey</i> -- Out of the loop for too many years now, his hair is as white as a Lukas bridle and his titanium knees are more attuned to WD-40 than Absorbine. But at 85, he's still trim, alert, and enjoying life with Millie, his bride of 44 years. That grin--as wide and warm as a Nebraska prairie under an August morn--is still his trademark.