Tag: Horse Racing

Mott a winner at Churchill

Mott a winner at Churchill

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Although he has yet to win its biggest race, Bill Mott is still far in front on the list of all-time wins at Churchill Downs and the Hall of Famer is back in Louisville in search of more big wins for his resumé.

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Another girl! Havre de Grace

Another girl! Havre de Grace

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

The lesson is pounded into our skulls spring after spring as promising 3-year-old thoroughbreds careen off the road to Louisville and Churchill Downs while trying to negotiate the almost impossible journey into the Kentucky Derby winner’s circle.

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Racing’s good to old-timers

Racing’s good to old-timers

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Racing has long been fertile ground for those hunting for stories of rags-to-riches success.

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Sheffer’s filly comes up short

Sheffer’s filly comes up short

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The second visit to New York’s Saratoga by Louisville attorney and Henderson, Ky. native Ron Sheffer as a thoroughbred owner did not live up to his first.
But it still wasn’t bad.

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Glasscock rides a roller coaster

Glasscock rides a roller coaster

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ed Glasscock is well known in Louisville for his leadership in civic endeavors and his success during a long career as an attorney at Frost Brown Todd, one of the most prominent law firms in the state. Residents throughout the city of Louisville and beyond have benefited from Glasscock’s community endeavors.

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John Asher: Can Uncle Mo Win The Travers?

John Asher: Can Uncle Mo Win The Travers?

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the Triple Crown now a few weeks in our collective rear-view mirror and Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom on the sideline for the for the rest of the year, many of the top members of this year’s 3-year-old crop will gather at Saratoga on Saturday for the $1 million Travers Stakes.

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Claiborne Farm loses John Sosby

Claiborne Farm loses John Sosby

| August 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

For most casual fans of thoroughbred racing, and probably a good percentage of fanatical followers, news of the passing last weekend of John Sosby might not have an immediately personal impact.

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Pletcher and Baffert: U.S. best bets in Breeders’ Cup

Pletcher and Baffert: U.S. best bets in Breeders’ Cup

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Another weekend of major races has passed and just over 90 days remain until the two-day Breeders’ Cup returns to Churchill Downs, but both heart and mind are barking the same message to me.

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Downs After Dark

Downs After Dark

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

White attire was a must as Churchill Downs closed out its Downs After Dark night racing series with a White Party on July 1.

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European stars heading to Breeders’ Cup

European stars heading to Breeders’ Cup

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the Churchill Downs Spring Meet behind us and the Fall Meet and the return of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships a little more than 100 days away, many racing fans are starting to focus on the historic track in autumn.

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