racehorse Tag

If you’ve followed this blog for a bit, then you might remember a few of the posts I did on equestrian artist Milton Menasco. To give you quick refresher, Menasco was born in 1890 in Los Angeles, and began his career as an artist in...

This post will be the first of many regarding the Voss family, particularly renowned sporting art artist, Franklin Voss. I will give a variety of history regarding Franklin in another entry, but today I’m going to focus on one of his most famous portraits, Man...

Last weekend I journeyed south to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for the very first Pegasus World Cup, which was held at the gorgeous Gulfstream Park. It was a wonderful experience, and I’m so happy I was there to witness California Chrome’s last race, as well as...

I may be a 30-something, but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy some excellent young adult literature because, let’s face it, we’re all still young at heart, right? Over the Labor Day weekend, I jumped into Mara Dabrishus’ horseracing novel, Finding Daylight, and couldn’t put...

If you’ve been following the Triple Crown campaign, then you’ve heard of Lani, the gorgeous grey with a mind of his own! He was born in Kentucky, but trains in Japan where he is a star. Lani is my spirit animal, and I wish I could...

Rest in Peace to champion racehorse, Shared Belief. He passed away last week after complications with colic. He won 10 out of his 12 races, 5 of which were graded 1 stakes races. Shared Belief dominated at every distance, among his peers and elders, and...

This post is a little overdue, but I wanted to write it nonetheless. The legendary Cigar passed away on October 7, 2014 after complications with a surgical procedure. Cigar was the first racehorse since Citation to win 16 races in a row, and, until...