• Champion Sprinter Work All Week has been retired due to a fracture.Posted 1 day ago
  • Harmonize comes widest of all to win the Jessamine Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Got Lucky gets there on the wire in the Grade 1 Spinster at Keeneland.Posted 5 days ago
  • Airoforce kicks away in the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes for hot trainer Mark Casse.Posted 5 days ago
  • Ben's Duchess takes advantage of a speed duel to win the L.A. Woman.Posted 5 days ago
  • Inheritance, a $1.9 million 2yo in training purchase, broke her maiden by 13 today at Belmont.Posted 5 days ago
  • Golden Horn wins the Arc ... Treve runs well, but settles for fourth.Posted 5 days ago
  • Wild Dude earns a Breeders' Cup berth with a Santa Anita Sprint win.Posted 6 days ago
  • Grand Arch just holds off a flying The Pizza Man to win the Shadwell Turf Mile.Posted 6 days ago
  • He repeats -- It's all Tonalist in a sloppy Jockey Club Gold Cup.Posted 6 days ago
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User Since: 6/13/2013
Racing interest:
author and fan
First track attended:
Waterford Park (now Mountaineer Racetrack)
About me/racing interests:
Author of the books "Man o' War: A Legend Like Lightning" and "Battleship: A Daring Heiress, A Teenage Jockey, and America's Horse" (St. Martin's Press).

How did I get into racing?
Always loved horses. When I was a kid, Dad used to clip racing articles from newspapers and "Sports Illustrated" for me.

Favorite racing moment?
Too many to list! Forego's amazing Marlboro Cup (watched on TV) ... running out into the storm to watch Birdstone come into the winner's circle after his Travers win ... Barbaro's Derby ... and many, many more.

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