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Is Belmont Really Fair?

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(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Perry Martin and Steve Coburn bought California Chrome’s mother for 8,000 dollars. That is considered a “cheap” horse.  Love That Chase won one race is six starts and was bred her to Lucky Pulpit.  Pulpit won three races out of 22 starts and was worth an astonishing 2500 dollars.  California Chrome was their More...

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By Diane Quail On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Diane Quail: My Experience at The Belmont Stakes

(Photo by Diane Quail) When my father told me the general admission section of Belmont Park was going to be a zoo on Saturday, I thought he was exaggerating – he wasn’t.  When there is a horse going for More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With 2-Time Cutting Horse World Champion, Sawyer Burmeister

The traditional roles of women and men have changed a lot in the last 20 years. However there are still small bastions of tradition, particularly in sports that remain the domain of men. This was the case until More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival This Saturday at Monmouth Racetrack

  (Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO) OCEANPORT, N.J. – The 11th annual New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival is set for this Saturday, Sept. 21 at Monmouth Park where the best runners bred in the Garden State will More...