Keyword: Sports Illustrated

  • Kentucky Derby cover of the May 11, 1957 issue of The Blood-Horse

    BH 100: The 1957 Kentucky Derby

    The 83rd running of the Kentucky Derby, however, is itself, a subplot in a much larger story, one that was revealed in the research for this BH 100 moment.

  • Kawi Digs In for Thorndon Mile Win

    Race favorite Kawi was given a textbook ride by Leith Innes to win the NZ$200,000 Thorndon Mile (NZ-I) Jan. 23 at Trentham and add a third top-level victory to his record.

  • Diademe Speeds to Track Record in New Zealand

    The determined mare Diademe stormed to a track record-setting victory in the Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (NZ-I) April 4 at Te Aroha, earning her first win at the highest level.

  • Mine That Bird a Magazine Cover Boy

    Mine That Bird's upset in the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands attracted the interest of editors at Sports Illustrated, who devoted the entire cover to it in the magazine's May 6 edition.

  • Barbaro Named Sportsman of the Year Candidate by SI

    Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is a possible candidate for <i>Sports Illustrated</i>'s 2006 Sportsman of the Year award. The winner will be announced Dec. 4 and featured in the Dec. 11 issue of the magazine.

  • Author Peter Chew Dead at 82

    Peter Thomas Chew, an author, journalist and former correspondent for <i>The Blood-Horse</i> died July 16 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., of complications from a heart attack. He was 82.

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday&#39;s guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin&#39; Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday&#39;s guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin&#39; Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • Writer Deford Takes TV Documentary to Pimlico

    Frank Deford, one of the most honored sportswriters in the country, was at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday, shooting part of an ESPN documentary about the Baltimore native's life and work.

  • Evan I. Hammonds

    Weird Tales

    <i>By Evan I. Hammonds</i> - Gonzo journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson coined the phrase, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." The wacky, win-at-any-cost world of sports today is plenty weird and offers multiple examples on a weekly, if not daily, basis that make the phrase one of fact, not speculation.