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  • Wise Dan Deja Vu

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      The 2013 Horse of the Year looks amazingly a lot like the 2012 Horse of the Year. With the simple explanation being Wise Dan has done it again!  His 2013 campaign is probably more impressive than his first HOY campaign as Dan’s record was unblemished with one exception and that was a race at […]

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  • In the eyes of the Beholder

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    In Beholder’s case, beauty can come in many ways; her stunning good looks or the way she moves around the track.  Something she did so well that she captured back-to-back Eclipse Awards for Spendthrift Farm.  At the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Mare Classic Gary Stevens rode her. However, in 2012 when she won the BC Juvenile […]

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  • Grace after the race

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    The past decade can be called “The Decade of the Filly”, as the sport produced a handful of the greatest female race horses we’ve seen in the past century.  There was Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra who captured everyone’s fascination, each taking home the Horse of the Year honors.  One more followed on their heels, maybe […]

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  • War in the Bluegrass

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    The spring meet at Keeneland is highlighted by the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes.  It is also one of the major qualifying races for the Kentucky Derby.  The 2013 Bluegrass was a battle of wills and in the end the battle would be decided by war, Java’s War.  He is homebred of Charles Fipke and is sired […]