Woodbine Racetrack

For horseracing action north of the border it is hard to find a better track than Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. Woodbine has been in existence since 1956 and has often been praised for its ability to host both thoroughbred and Standardbred (harness) racing on the same day. Woodbine as it is known today takes its name from a track […] Continue Reading

Mike Smith : Horse Jockey

A true enigma in the world of professional horseracing, jockey Mike Smith is one of the most polarizing figures in the sport. Fans either love him or hate him. Known as the talented rider of Zenyatta and many other famous horses, the 50-year old Smith also gained attention with his appearance in the reality TV show Jockeys which aired in […] Continue Reading

Lone Star Park

Lone Star Park (www.lonestarpark.com) has been the premier racing venue in Texas since 1997. Situated on 315 acres in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie, Lone Star Park features a one-mile dirt racing surface and a seven-furlong turf track. The backside sports 32 barns that can accommodate 1600 horses as well as grooms and other racetrack workers. The grandstand offers […] Continue Reading

American Pharoah Wins The First Grand Slam

The fairytale story of American Pharoah continued on October 31, 2015 with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky. American Pharoah struck the lead early in the race and dominated throughout, drawing off to win by multiple lengths and cement his legacy as the greatest racehorse of all time. Prior to the race the connections […] Continue Reading

American Pharoah’s Jockey Tries Dancing With The Stars

Victor Espinoza, the jockey of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, made a brief splash on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. The diminutive race rider made it through the first two weeks of the season before being eliminated from the contest. Espinoza was paired with professional dancer Karina Smirnoff, a Dancing with the Stars champion and decorated ballroom dancer. A source […] Continue Reading

American Pharoah Loses At Saratoga

The infamous “Graveyard of Favorites” struck once again on Saturday, August 29, 2015 when American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, was defeated in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga by Keen Ice. It was the first loss for American Pharoah in his last nine races including the Triple Crown series and Haskell Invitational at Monmouth […] Continue Reading

American Pharoah Wins The Triple Crown

On Saturday, June 6, horseracing fans around the world watched history in the making at Belmont Park in New York as American Pharoah became just the 12th horse in history to complete one of the most difficult feats in all of sports by winning the Triple Crown. It was an emotional day for all true fans of thoroughbred racing. American […] Continue Reading

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