She’s been the talk of the UK equestrian industry this week, and rightly so: when eighteen-year-old Khadijah Mellah saddled up for her racing debut in Goodwood’s Magnolia Cup, a ladies-only charity race supporting medical research charity...» Read More!
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming dashed our dreams of a Triple Crown winner this year, fading quickly in the stretch during the 142nd Preakness Stakes at Pimlico yesterday afternoon. Instead, it was lesser backed Cloud...» Read More!
If you win the Kentucky Derby, you’re going to be the most stalked equine celebrity in the world until the Preakness Stakes — longer still if you win that, too. Poor Nyquist can’t even take...» Read More!
You can’t win them all — and sometimes there are more important things than winning. Jockey Danny Mullins demonstrated this first hand in a race this week in Ireland. Rival jockey Jody McGarvey slipped out...» Read More!
An 18,000 person crowd had eyes for none other than the Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, on Saturday afternoon at Saratoga. After a grueling spring tour that won him the coveted Triple Crown, Pharoah came...» Read More!
Jennie Brannigan made a splash in the racing world this past weekend, piloting Tim and Nina Gardner’s Where’s The Beef to a fourth place finish in an allowance turf race at the Aiken Spring Steeplechase....» Read More!
While all eyes in U.S. eventing were focused on the CIC3* events at Carolina International and Poplar Place this past weekend, Jennie Brannigan quietly made her debut as a jockey in an allowance turf race...» Read More!
In the parade ring…here he comes pic.twitter.com/Zs5CqNgIbl — Eventing Consultant (@EventingConsult) March 12, 2015 Andrew Nicholson joined a team of 12 jockeys in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Derby Charity Race, benefiting the Injured Jockey...» Read More!
Relative to the general public, you would think that horsepeople would have some idea about what is going on with the country’s most high-profile equestrian event of the year — eventers in particular, seeing as...» Read More!
Rosie Napravnik has established herself as one of the top-ranked North American jockeys since the start of her successful career in 2005. Currently, she is the highest ranked female jockey in North America and has...» Read More!
It’s so refreshing to see racehorses who are able to continue competing past their three year old seasons; it seems to be a rarity now, which makes the ones who stick around that much more...» Read More!
Hollywood Park has been host to many famous Thoroughbreds in its 75-year existence. Greats such as Seabiscuit, Affirmed, and John Henry have set foot on the track, and thousands upon thousands of people have walked...» Read More!
Noon update: Nerve blocks anything but an exact science USPC convention/bull riding recap This week the Canadian and US training sessions (coaching for the short, long, and developing listed riders) start here in Ocala. Both,...» Read More!
John’s Update: Check out hip numbers 371, 435, 509, 554, 612, 708, you might get a glance of Visionaire. As I mentioned on Sunday, I have been busy working at the Keeneland Horses of...» Read More!