Month: February 2021Page 1 of 41

Breeder/Owner William Patterson Dies at 88

William Stacy Patterson, a prominent Lexington businessman and Thoroughbred breeder/owner, died Feb. 25. He was 88. He bred, or co-bred two grade 1 winners and raced several graded…

Ayr tomorrow – 8 runners!

A quiet day, mild and settled as is the forecast for the next couple of weeks so conditions will dry up fast.  And quiet here as well, a…

ST Academy Graduates | February 2021

In February 2021, nine Scholars in the ST Academy from Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, the UK, and the US passed a Touchstone in the Scholars Program! (Names…

The Best Pineapple & Black Bean Chili Recipe

Pineapple and black bean chili is an easy slow cooker meal. Back in January of 2014, I originally posted this recipe for pineapple and black bean chili. Fast…

Sunday Musings

On a rainy Sunday morning what better to do than find your inner entertaining self. If we can’t invite friends to dine, why not still plan a special…

‘Full steam ahead’: Royal Windsor to run on different dates this year

Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 has been pushed back from its usual May date to run from 1 to 4 July, organisers have confirmed. The event had been…

Rock Your World Green But Triumphant in Pasadena Stakes

Rock Your World, who stretched out off an impressive debut, rallied powerfully late and left no doubt about who was best in the $100,000 Pasadena Stakes at Santa…

Medina Spirit to Join Life Is Good in San Felipe Stakes

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Feb. 27 he plans to run both Life Is Good and Medina Spirit in the March 6 San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa…

Greatest Honour Wins 3rd Straight in Fountain of Youth

Midway on the final turn of the $300,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes, trainer Shug McGaughey’s nerves were as jumpy as the legion of fans who had bet…

Wholebodemeister Delivers 52-1 Davona Dale Shocker

The $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park shone a spotlight on an unexpected contender: Wholebodemeister, who ran away with the mile test at odds of 52-1…