Wise Dan – Racehorse

Wise Dan accomplished what no other modern thoroughbred has done. He was awarded the same three Eclipse Awards two years in a row. Trained by Charles LoPresti, Wise Dan began his racing career in 2010 and went on to win an amazing 19 graded stakes races and earn more than $7 million in purse money. Wise Dan was noted for […] Continue Reading

Eclipse Racehorse

Each year the horse racing industry celebrates its champions with the Eclipse Awards. These awards are named after a horse that some fans of EZ Horse Betting might not know. Eclipse was one of racing’s first great champions. He retired undefeated and went on to sire many future champions. As a matter of fact, you can find Eclipse in the […] Continue Reading

Spectacular Bid – Racehorse

SPECTACULAR BID—THE HORSE THAT ALMOST WON THE TRIPLE CROWN In the annals of horse racing history, there are few champions like Spectacular Bid. In every way, the colt was the supreme runner of his era. Trained by Bud Delp and owned by Hawksworth Farm, Spectacular Bid would become remembered as the one horse that should have won the Triple Crown […] Continue Reading

Swaps – Racehorse

The California Comet is still talked about on the West Coast racing circuit today. The legendary Swaps was a winner of the Kentucky Derby and the son of  a European stallion. He was immortalized with his own statue at Hollywood Park, and there are races today named in his honor. The accomplishments of the great horse are even more spectacular […] Continue Reading

Unbridled – Racehorse

Unbridled is one of thoroughbred racing’s greatest champions. The horse had a tremendous run that culminated in over $4 million dollars in earnings. He is best remembered as a winner of the Kentucky Derby and for his rivalry with Summer Squall. Unbridled went on to have a successful stud career and sire numerous other champions. In a sad turn of […] Continue Reading

Assault Racehorse

Assault won the Triple Crown in 1946, making him the seventh horse to claim the honor. A fact that makes Assault unique is that he is the only Triple Crown winner to be bred in Texas. The horse was sired by Bold Venture and foaled at the legendary King Ranch. The ranch was mostly known for cattle breeding, but Assault […] Continue Reading

Count Fleet Race Horse

Count Fleet became the sixth horse to capture the Triple Crown when he won the Belmont Stakes in 1943. What the fans of EZ Horse Betting might be surprised to discover is that the horse won the Belmont by a then-record 25 lengths. Everyone remembers Secretariat’s Belmont but the outstanding effort of Count Fleet has been overlooked by history. If […] Continue Reading

Whirlaway Racehorse

Few intimate details are known about the life of Whirlaway. The horse who won the Triple Crown in 1941 was something of an enigma. Yet, those who had the privilege to see him compete would often talk about the experience for many years afterward. The truth is that Whirlaway suffered from something that has plagued other Triple Crown champions like […] Continue Reading

Gallant Fox Racehorse

Gallant Fox is one of the Triple Crown winners who often seems to get overlooked in discussions of horse racing’s great champions. Perhaps it is because his career was relatively short compared to other race horses. Maybe it is because the colt was born at the time of a great national crisis. Nevertheless, Gallant Fox was the first to actually […] Continue Reading

Distorted Humor—a Leading American Sire

There is nothing to laugh about in the achievements of Distorted Humor. This amazing racehorse had a successful career on the racetrack before being retired to stud and becoming the leading American sire of 2011. His progeny have competed for the Triple Crown and also led their respective circuits in earnings. Still producing offspring today, Distorted Humor commands an impressive […] Continue Reading

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