It’s All in a Name

Controversy was stirred up recently because of a name of a horse. A name. This horse’s name has been changed, but was known as “President Trump” (now known as “Fake News” after “Potus” was rejected as a name). He made headlines after his behaviour was causing significant problems. By this time, though, Dames’s mind was … More It’s All in a Name

Arrogate Pushing American Pharoah as “Horse of a Lifetime”

After Arrogate’s unbelievable win at the Dubai World Cup this month, it’s no wonder why people are starting to say he was one of the best to ever run. However, American Pharoah still holds the only title of the Grand Slam. So, who’s better? I grew up with Seattle Slew, Forego, Alydar and Affirmed. Today … More Arrogate Pushing American Pharoah as “Horse of a Lifetime”

The Next Generation

While Arrogate and Winx are ripping up the racing world as the world #1’s, let’s take a step back and look at the next generations of future stars. Also, who doesn’t want to see adorable foals? We have a new filly by #AnimalKingdom @DarleyStallions and she is special! pic.twitter.com/9AYzhHzdcb — Laurien Berenson (@LaurienBerenson) March 22, … More The Next Generation

The Year of Upsets

As I’ve covered in previous posts, this year’s Derby has no clear-cut number one. Sure, the leaderboard displays the top four horses, but each of them have a chance at the Run for the Roses. the most recent upset was Hence, handing unbeaten Conquest Mo Money his first loss. Monday’s BloodHorse Daily:@CalumetFarm Hence Springs Sunland Derby … More The Year of Upsets

Arrogate vs Gun Runner Makes for Interesting Dubai World Cup

Arrogate is the current world #1 when it comes to horse racing. The Dubai World Cup approaches, and having won both of his previous two starts, he puts his record at stake once again as the 3rd-ranked Gun Runner is set to run as well. Does Gun Runner have a chance against the Breeder’s Cup … More Arrogate vs Gun Runner Makes for Interesting Dubai World Cup

Malagacy and the Wide-Open Derby Contender Field

The field for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby has no runaway contender. Because of this, a new face has jumped into the top 5 standings with a win this weekend at Oaklawn Park. Malagacy is still undefeated in 2017. Having beaten one of the main Derby contenders during the Rebel Stakes, American Anthem, … More Malagacy and the Wide-Open Derby Contender Field