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2017 Belmont stakes

13 Triple Crown Belmont Stakes Facts

Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown is said to be one of the most elusive feats to capture in all of sports. Three races, in three states, in just five weeks; only the toughest three-year-olds set out in pursuit...

The Numerology Behind Justify

Numerology is any belief in the divine or mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names and ideas. It is of...

Justify: The Facts You Need to Know

Foaled March 28, 2015, Justify is a son of Scat Daddy and Stage Magic (by Ghostzapper). Perhaps you've heard his name a lot lately. And for good reason. Justify has done some pretty big things. Since Feb...
Audible horse

No Belmont Stakes for Audible

The dream ends (for now) for Florida Derby winner and third place Kentucky Derby finisher Audible, who will not be facing Triple Crown bid Justify in the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Todd Pletcher, who has won the r...
Justify Preakness

Mike Smith Recalls Preakness Stakes Aboard Justify

Jockey Mike Smith is in complete awe of two horses in the Preakness. This is what the Hall of Famer had to say about them, the race and his chance at the Triple Crown: “The fog was so thick out there, I could ...
Caledonia Road horse

Caledonia Road Wins Champion 2YO Filly Eclipse Award

Caledonia Road wins Eclipse Award for Champion Two-Year-Old Filly and looks to target prestigious start in 2018. Her trainer discusses her championship win and future plans.   Hailing from Avery,...
Gun Runner horse

Gun Runner Wins Older Dirt Male and Horse of The Year

Congratulations to the connections of Gun Runner, 2017 Older Dirt Male and Horse of the Year Eclipse Award champion. Read "The Rise of Gun Runner" for a closer look inside his impressive record and relive h...
2017 Breeders' Cup Distaff

The Story of Paradise Woods

The relationship between trainer Richard Mandella and owner Martin Wygod goes back to the 1970’s. In those days, Mandella was galloping horses at several farms near his hometown of Cherry Valley, CA, and ha...
Fleur de Lis Stakes

Forever Unbridled Makes Strong Comeback in Fleur De Lis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg0RC_BTGbA Charles Fipke’s homebred Forever Unbridled made her first start since finishing third in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff last November. The five-year-old daughter of Unb...

Gun Runner Runs Away in Stephen Foster H.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yetXgfTXAXA Gun Runner made his 2017 United States debut a winning one, wiring the field in the $500,000 Gr.1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs on Saturday, June 17, ...