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The Story Behind Good Magic

Stories of success often have a way of leading us to believe they occurred overnight. In reality, nothing could be farther from the truth...   On September 16, 2016, a chestnut colt with a white ...
Justify horse

Have You Met Justify?

Editor-in-chief Claudia L. Ruiz talks to Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert and Hall of Fame Jockey Mike Smith about Justify, a 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy with the looks and horsepower of a fine Ita...
My Name is Edgar Prado

My Name is Edgar

The Hall of Fame jockey best known for riding the late Barbaro, Edgar Prado opens up about his career, personal life and the thought of retirement......   Edgar Prado was just eighteen years old ...

Foul Play in the San Felipe

  Accidental contact between horses running in close quarters is expected to occur from time to time. That was not the case in this year’s running of the Gr.2 San Felipe when Bolt d’Oro’s jockey, Ja...
Free Drop Billy horse

Run Free, Billy!

  Every year there is a colt on the road to the Kentucky Derby who shows potential as a two-year-old, but doesn’t quite follow through at the start of their three-year-old campaign. This year, that ...

Handicapping to Win

  Handicapping to Win By: Jonathan Stettin   It never fails to surprise me how many people do not realize that playing the horses is a skill game. Sure, it has an inherent amount of luck, ...

Santa Anita Style

  Santa Anita Style with Ciaratoga By: Ciara Austin   From the backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains, galloping thoroughbreds, perfectly manicured grounds, and not to mention, attractive r...

New Beginnings For Off-Track-Thoroughbreds

  New Beginnings - Second Careers By: Natalie Rietkerk   Of the thousands of racehorses being bred to hit the track, only a small percentage will ever step into the winners’ circle and eve...

Racing Royalty: American Pharoah & Beholder

  Racing Royalty By: Claudia L. Ruiz Connections of American Pharoah and Beholder discuss these once in a lifetime horses in a recap of how they made 2015 a year to remember.   He ended...
Thoroughbred Today Magazine

Most Ridiculous Horse Racing Moments of 2015

  Most Ridiculous Moments of 2015 By: Mark Palmere Connections of racehorses are often poised and sophisticated. However, from time to time, a few are caught saying some pretty sensational nonse...