Month: April 2019

Cute Foals of the Week for April 28

Thoroughbreds in North America all celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1, so as soon as the New Year rolls around, so does “foaling season” – that magical time that lasts from the beginning of January through the late spring when racehorse babies are born. In this weekly piece, we’ll bring you the best of new…

Ten Things to Know before You Go: Kentucky Derby

Are you one of the lucky people heading to this year’s Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve? If so, get ready for one of the coolest experiences you’ll ever have! But if this is your very first year attending America’s biggest horse race, you may have questions. That’s what we’re here for! Below are 10…

One Hundred Years of the Triple Crown: Life in America, Then and Now

In 1919, Sir Barton swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Thoroughbred to do so. At that time, those races carried varying levels of prestige, and there was no special designation for winning all three … but by the time the next horse accomplished the feat, Gallant Fox in 1930,…