Ticker
  • California Chrome edges Dortmund in a San Diego Handicap showdown.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Mokat (7-1) turns the San Clemente into a one-filly show.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Dacita just gets up in the Grade 1 Diana in a four-horse photo.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Front Pocket Money grinds to victory in the Grade 3 Jersey Shore.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Hit It Once More romps home a big winner of the New York Derby.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Bitumen (4-5) powers home to win the Grade 3 Sanford at Saratoga.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Secretariat winner Highland Reel goes all the way in the Group 1 King George.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Heavily favored Enola Gray makes short work of her competition in the Fleet Treat.Posted 1 day ago
  • Ancient Secret takes the Lake George (G2).Posted 1 day ago
  • Sweet Loretta the strong winner of the Schuylerville (G3).Posted 1 day ago
HRN Original Blog:
This Date in History

Bill Shoemaker, Seabiscuit - April 8th

Rider-turned-trainer Bill Shoemaker was paralyzed after an automobile accident. ~1991
 
"Seabiscuit: An American Legend", by Laura Hillenbrand, took over the top spot on the New York Times bestseller list for nonfiction after just three weeks in the nation's bookstores. ~2001
 
New York City Off-Track Betting opened for business. Two branches were available to accept wagers: the Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan and an outlet in Queens. Total handle, including telephone betting, was $66,091. ~1971

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Meet Julie Albright

Related Stories

Best of the Blogs

Top Stories