In Loving Memory: Penny Chenery

Near this spot Are deposited the Remains of one Who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. -excerpt from Lord Byron Racing has lost its First Lady. Penny Chenery passed away Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the age of 95. It is being…

Keeneland September Sale: High Priced Stallion Showdown

The first crop yearling sires may be drawing attention this year, but Tapit seems dead-set on reminding everyone why he has been America’s leading sire for the last three years. We are four sessions into the September sale of yearlings and he has had 13 yearlings sell for upwards of $500,000, three horses that did…

Buying an OTTB: Things to Know

I am happy to see that more and more people are looking at Thoroughbreds for pleasure, eventing, and pasture partners. However, I have also seen quite a few people jump into something that they are not prepared for and this article is intended as a starting point so that you don’t bite off more than…

Pennsylvania Will Suspend Horses of Cheating Trainers

The racehorse and its supporters have struck a blow to the cheaters on Friday when the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture approved a new rule that would suspend any horse that tests positive for Class 1, 2, or 3 drugs and force their trainers to the sidelines as well. This was reported by Bill Finley on…

Racing Profile: The Red Mile

Visit the Red Mile, and you won’t find an enormous grandstand or a two surface track. You won’t find TVG pundits, or football stars on their largest racing days. However, what you will find is a unique experience; one that only The Red Mile can provide you for the Lexington area. When you first pull…

Gun Runner: The New Top Dog

Since Arrogate’s failure to return to the same dominating form we experienced earlier this year, one horse has risen to the top in order to fill that void. Gun Runner not only ran his way to the honor, but the polls now show him there too. It all started back in Dubai, when Arrogate swept…