Whirlaway: 1941 Triple Crown Winner
This biography of the Triple Crown winner Whirlaway is part of the Unofficial Thoroughbred Hall of Fame. Horse racing fans, students of pedigree, and history buffs will enjoy this website, which includes the biographies of many great thoroughbreds, as well as information on Eclipse Awards, Horse of the Year, Classic winners, and Hall of Fame members. Also has an extensive database.
Spectacular Bid - Feb. 3, 1989: Apprentice jockey Nate Hubbard hung on for second literally when his horse, Sweetwater Oak, stumbled near the finish line at Golden Gate Fields and flipped the rider out of his saddle. As he tumbled forward, Hubbard grabbed on to the filly’s neck and hung in mid-air until the race was over. The track stewards ruled it an official finish because Hubbards feet never touched the ground and Sweetwater Oak carried her assigned weight throughout the race.
Affirmed & Alydar Photos 2
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Gypsy Moon's Enchanted Chronicles
Gypsy Moon's Enchanted Chronicles...my ramblings, thoughts and images of what I like (and what I don't like). Obviously I like Stevie...that's why she is on top of this blog. Follow me and you'll get...
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Secretariat’s daughter, Lady’s Secret, and one of her foals. Lady’s Secret was retired with career earnings of $3,021,325, a record for a filly or mare at the time. None of her progeny were of particular note. (Tony Leonard Collection)
The Preakness The Woodlawn Vase ￼
The Preakness Woodlawn Vase is awarded to the winner of the Preakness Stakes. (To win this ... one of my big dreams ... Jo -- also the Haskell!!)
Racing’s Unforgettable Rivalries: Sunday Silence and Easy Goer
Advancements in airline travel had an amazingly profound impact on everyday life in this country. It brought the eastern and western shores closer together, and created business opportunities that would have seemed ridiculous a century ago. Trans-continental flights allowed professional franchises to expand into the Golden State of California in the late 1950s and it wasn’t