Ticker
  • Nyquist will get in his final Kentucky Derby workout Friday afternoon at Keeneland.Posted 2 days ago
  • Time and Motion wins the Memories of Silver for Jimmy Toner.Posted 4 days ago
  • Finest City sets new track record in Great Lady M.Posted 5 days ago
  • Stanford finds his way back to the winner's circle in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 5 days ago
  • Rose Brier sets new course record in the Henry S. Clark.Posted 5 days ago
  • Da Big Hoss lives up to his name with the Dixiana Elkhorn win.Posted 5 days ago
  • Raging Smoke leads all the way in the Sugar Maple.Posted 5 days ago
  • Highland Sky flies home to Woodhaven victory.Posted 5 days ago
  • Brooklynsway upsets I'm A Chatterbox in the Doubledogdare at 25-1.Posted 6 days ago
  • Cupid has been removed from consideration from the Kentucky Derby; Mo Tom is now in.Posted 10 days ago
HRN Original Blog:
This Date in History

Bill Hartack, Sandy Hawley, Earl Sande, Secretariat - October 14th

Jockey Bill Hartack  rode his first career winner, at Waterford Park. ~1952
 
Sandy Hawley won his first race aboard a two-year-old gelding named Fly Alone, riding at Woodbine Racecourse. ~1968
 
After a 21-year hiatus as a professional jockey, Earl Sande, 54, won his first race in a comeback, with Miss Weesie, at Jamaica. Sande's comeback began on Oct. 5 and ended with his win at Jamaica, where he received an ovation from a crowd of 18,184. ~1953
 
Secretariat suffered his first and only disqualification when he was placed second in the Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park, giving Stop the Music the win.  Had he not been dq'd, Secretariat would have been credited with completing a mile in 1:35 flat, while finishing 2 lengths in front. 6 wins from 7 starts ~1972

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Meet Julie Albright

Related Stories

Best of the Blogs

Top Stories