Category Archives: Racing History

The Heart of Thoroughbred Racing

Conversation heart inspired horse names, grown men spiffying up for a horse and a gift more delightful than jewelry.

Published on February 14, 2012 by Eliza McGraw
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Party Like a Thoroughbred

Corn bouquets, eight hundred pounds of lump sugar, and other thoroughbred birthday celebrations.

Published on January 10, 2012 by Eliza McGraw
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Solitary Grandeur

This week in 1948 the great Citation won the Pimlico Invitational Special Stakes in a walkover, something that hasn’t occurred in the U.S. since 1982.

Published on October 25, 2011 by Eliza McGraw
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