Month: July 2020Page 1 of 58

Ce Ce a Fitting Headliner of Clement Hirsch Stakes

Formerly contested as the Chula Vista, the 1 1/16-mile dirt race was renamed the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes in 2000 after the longtime horse owner and Oak Tree…

Judge Vacates Earlier Action Dismissing Lasix Lawsuit

A Circuit Court Judge has vacated his previous order dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Kentucky Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association against two racetracks that have implemented rules…

Masiello Acquires Fiya for $400,000 at Wanamaker’s Sale

Fiya, a 3-year-old gelded son of Friesan Fire who impressed in a last-out turf test at Laurel Park July 17, was purchased by Robert Masiello for $400,000 to…

Handicapping: Views on Saratoga, Monmouth, Del Mar

Dave Liftin analyzes the Saturday stakes action from across the country.

Coming Up In August

Here’s some great news for August Scholars: ST Instructor Zaneta Georgiades will start going through a full Liberty Grade 1 cycle with her lovely horse Moon in August….

Isabell Werth Logs More Success on Latest World Rankings

Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz. © 2020 Michael Rzepa July 31, 2020 Isabell Werth’s return to the international show arena in July produced more ranking success to go…

Friday Musings

It’s been a busy week since returning from my hastily scheduled beach vacation.  Wish I could go back!  Escaping from reality is important every now and then.  My…

Three Races, Three Picks at Del Mar

J. Keeler Johnson handicaps a trio of races on the Aug. 1 card at Del Mar.

MapMyRun

There are probably a million apps that will track your “run,” or in my case – ride, but I am loving the free UnderArmour app, MapMyRun. I’ve used…

How to Hold and Use a Whip While Riding

If you have ever ridden with a whip or riding crop and found it frustratingly difficult to just hold both the reins and the whip, let alone use…