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  • Cool Catomine (14-1) wins the Prince of Wales over Aurora Way and State of Honor.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Miss Ella (5-2) wins the Caress Stakes at Saratoga for the second straight year.Posted 1 day ago
  • Madam Dancealot (21-1) rolls from last to win the San Clemente going away.Posted 2 days ago
  • Abel Tasman (4-5) edges Elate in the Coaching Club American Oaks.Posted 2 days ago
  • Accelerate (7-1) wins in a romp as Arrogate finishes way back in the San Diego Handicap. Posted 3 days ago
  • Hunt (3-1) waits and then blows by in the Grade 2 Eddie Read.Posted 3 days ago
  • Lady Eli (9-10), giving eight pounds, edges Quidura on the wire of the Grade 1 Diana.Posted 3 days ago
  • Firenze Fire (12-1) holds off Free Drop Billy in the Sanford Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Twisted Tom (7-10) scores a hard-earned win in the New York Derby.Posted 3 days ago
  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 4 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

Gentleman Mac Benson Takes An Early Retirement

Mac Benson retired from the world of horse racing at just 80 years of age following the end of the 2010 Woodbine campaign. In the early 1940s, while fighter planes circled the skies in Europe, a younger Mac dreamed of speeding in circles on the back of feisty thoroughbreds.

“We had a few old horses when I was a kid and the bug just really bit me hard,” recalls Benson of his childhood in Wilmington, Delaware...
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