Keyword: sonny hine

  • Skip Away, Jose Santos up, after his 1996 Ohio Derby win

    Look Back: Skip Away Found his Footing in Ohio Derby

    This week is a race story headlined, “Skipper Shipper,” written by Steve Hettinger recapping Skip Away's victory in the 1996 Ohio Derby (G2). The story ran in the June 29, 1996 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Skip Away in 2003.

    Skip Away Dies of Heart Attack

    Skip Away, the 1998 Horse of the Year and currently third on the all-time leading earners list in North America, dies of heart attack at Rick Trontz' Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • 2004 Hall of Fame Inductee: Skip Away

    <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1403243&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Skip Away</a>, a four-time Eclipse Award winner and the second leading North American earner of all-time, was elected into racing's Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. His trainer, the late Hubert "Sonny" Hine, was inducted into the Hall of Fame last August.

  • Gators N Bears Chews Up Sonny Hine Foes

    Leo Nechamkin's Gators N Bears turned in a sparkling front-running performance to win the $50,000 Sonny Hine Stakes for 3-year-olds at Laurel Park.

  • Jockey Mike Smith, speaks during Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

    Four Enter Racing Hall of Fame in Emotional Ceremony

    A respectful foursome joined racing's Hall of Fame Aug. 4 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., just blocks from the historic racetrack. In the cool of Fasig-Tipton's air-conditioned Humphrey S. Finney sale pavilion, the tears and raw emotion of the entrants were as thick as the unseasonable humidity outside.

  • Hine Sight

    <i>By Victor E. Zast</i> -- Sonny and Carolyn Hine knew a lot about life and how to live it; yet horses, and each other, were all that they ever had

  • Late trainer Hine among Hall entrants.

    Carolyn Hine Tearful in Hall of Fame Announcement

    A tearful Carolyn Hine, wife of the late Hubert "Sonny" Hine, graciously accepted the announcement of her husband's induction into the Racing Hall of Fame at a press conference at Churchill Downs the morning of April 29. Hine, who trained Horse of the Year Skip Away, joins jockey Mike Smith, Precisionist, and Dance Smartly in the Hall of Fame class of 2003.

  • Jockey Mike Smith, finalist for Hall of Fame induction.

    Maple, Romero, and Smith Nominated to Hall of Fame

    Retired riders Eddie Maple and Randy Romero, plus Mike Smith, rider of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, have been nominated to the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame. The results will be announced during Kentucky Derby Week, on April 29, at Churchill Downs. Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are scheduled for Aug. 4, at the Fasig-Tipton Sale Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, New York.

  • Two-time Horse of the Year Cigar, nominated to racing&#39;s Hall of Fame.

    Cigar Among Nominees for Hall of Fame

    Cigar, the two-time Horse of the Year (1995-1996) who won 16 consecutive races, is among the three horses nominated to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in the Contemporary Male Horse category.