Paynter: Awesome Heart and Awesome Runners

Paynter’s story is well-known and as inspiring as they come; just surviving colitis or laminitis alone would have been an incredible achievement. For him though, it wouldn’t be enough of a victory. Not only did the bay son of Awesome Again thrive after beating back four ailments that would have killed a lesser horse, he…

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…

Stallion in Review: Gio Ponti

If you’re looking for an attractive young stallion, you need not look further than Gio Ponti. A stunning individual, he immediately draws the eye to him. He isn’t blessed with chrome galore nor does he have an unusual color, but that doesn’t impede his ability to capture the attention.  The lack of white is no…