Keyword: Summer

  • Good Samaritan was a winner by a head in a maiden at Saratoga Aug. 13

    Casse Sports Conquest Pair in Summer

    Trainer Mark Casse has two sons of Scat Daddy for Conquest Stables in the Sept. 18 Summer Stakes (Can-IIT) for 2-year-olds at Woodbine. At 2-1 on the morning line, Conquest Farenheit is the more accomplished of the pair.

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Calumet Farm, managed by Bill Wittman and part of the Henyrk deKwiatkowski family trust, near Lexington, Ky. on Feb. 3, 2011.
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Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt

    Calumet Farm: The Rebirth of a Legend

    The extraordinarily reclusive new owner of this 91-year-old Thoroughbred nursery has revealed little about his plans since purchasing the most public of Lexington properties, but one goal is clear: to breed Triple Crown runners and, hopefully, winners.

  • F-T Texas Has Big Selling Day Planned

    Fasig-Tipton Texas will conduct the largest single day of selling in its history Aug. 30, when 425 horses are scheduled to go through the auction ring.

  • Delaware Park

    Delaware Press Junket, 1969

    With a big Memorial Day weekend of racing on tap, I am reminded of a bygone era when both media and horses were treated differently.

  • Commentary: Lord...the flies!

    <i>By Richard Zwirn</i> - Thoroughbred farms and stables are inundated with them this time of year. There are way too many to eradicate, as for every one you see, there are thousands you don't. Flies are survivors.

  • Laurel Singing Rainy Day Blues

    Steady rain forced Laurel Park to cancel 56 turf races during its summer meet and was also cited for a 5% drop in total handle and a 4% decline in attendance.