Horse Racing: Breeding for Trouble

By JANE ALLIN Research Analyst, Int'l Fund for Horses “As the 20 horses were being loaded into the starting gate for the (2008) Kentucky Derby, with Eight Belles -- standing in post position five -- poised to make her bid to become only the fourth filly in history to win America's most important race, Ellen… Continue reading Horse Racing: Breeding for Trouble

Is Gray Ghost haunting today’s Thoroughbred stars?

Is the Gray Ghost haunting today's Thoroughbred stars? Racing pundits say yes, but breeding experts say no. The following article was written by Baltimore Sun's Rick Maese, entitled, Don't lay horses' problems at Native Dancer's feet ----------------------------------------- When a great horse goes down, everyone seems to come together, funneling toward a greater good and higher… Continue reading Is Gray Ghost haunting today’s Thoroughbred stars?