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…

From: The Racing Addict To: The Industry Part 2

My second interview in my five part series is of a fellow racing addict: Katie Marie. She got into racing at the age of 16 after her first experience with Thoroughbreds came in the form of an honest, and willing OTTB. The thing she remembers most about him was his heart and how hard he…

The Fillies and Mares of Racing 2017

  Remember the days when people complained about the quality of the filly and mare divisions? Well, they can complain no more as both the sophomore ladies and the upperclassmen are as strong as we have seen in the last few years; led by two stand-outs in particular: Songbird and Unique Bella. Unique Bella, the…

Va Bank-The Background Story

Undefeated. A Triple Crown winner. The highest rated racehorse in the country’s racing history. Any one of these descriptions on a horse’s resume would be spectacular. Now, imagine having the honor of all three at the same time. Va Bank is a Polish sensation; a superstar that has enjoyed a rare combination of accomplishments and…

California Chrome: Can He Shine Bright Again?

The Dubai Racing Festival was originally a great dream. An ambitious one that may not have worked. However, it did, and the Dubai World Cup (the premier race) has now become the most coveted prize in the world, and not just for the bragging rights or the enormous trophy.