Ticker
  • The breeding rights to Classic Empire have been acquired by Coolmore.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Cloud Computing (13-1) edges a game Classic Empire in the Preakness.Posted 3 days ago
  • World Approval (5-2) whistles home a big winner in the Dixie.Posted 3 days ago
  • No Mo Dough (9-1) explodes to victory in the Sir Barton Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Cambodia (9-2) gets the trip and rolls in the Gallorette.Posted 3 days ago
  • Whitmore (6-5) surges past A.P. Indian in the Maryland Sprint.Posted 3 days ago
  • Yoshida (5-2) wins the James W. Murphy Stakes like a good thing.Posted 3 days ago
  • Recruiting Ready (5-2) rolls to an impressive win in the Chick Lang.Posted 3 days ago
  • Get 10-1 Odds on Always Dreaming on TVG! Posted 3 days ago
  • No catching Everything Lovely (5-2) in The Very One Stakes.Posted 3 days ago

Breeder/Owner Steinbrenner Dies

George Steinbrenner III, a major breeder/owner and principal owner of the New York Yankees, died the morning of July 13 in Tampa of a heart attack. He had turned 80 July 4.


Steinbrenner owned Kinsman Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla., and raced in the name Kinsman Stable. He raced numerous major winners and started several horses in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).


His first Derby starter, Steve's Friend, also was his initial major winner. Steve’s Friend prepped for the 1977 Run for the Roses with a triumph in the Hollywood Derby (gr. I) but proved no match in the Churchill classic against Seattle Slew, the eventual Triple Crown winner.

Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories