Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Racing’s time for choosing

Opinion: Racing’s time for choosing

Protests, and the nation’s reckoning with race and racism, arrived at racing’s front door this week. The sport will need to make some choices.

On Breeding: Juba and his Twitter account

On Breeding: Juba and his Twitter account

Just an ordinary racehorse, Juba made his name with an entertaining Twitter account. Now his owners hope he’ll make it in the breeding shed.

Opinion: Breaking faith with NJ horsemen

Opinion: Breaking faith with NJ horsemen

A backup with the drug testing lab has left Monmouth Park horsemen in the lurch, leaving them with little purse revenue in the first six weeks of the meet.

On Breeding: Katarica Disco dances on

On Breeding: Katarica Disco dances on

The Maryland-bred Disco Rico mare Katarica Disco has enjoyed tremendous success with the Pennsylvania sire Weigelia, producing seven winners.

Haskell day 2020 unlike any other

Haskell day 2020 unlike any other

Haskell Day 2020 was something literally unprecedented at Monmouth Park: a Haskell day with almost no fans. Our John Piassek reports back on a strange day at the track.

On Breeding: British Idiom goes the distance

On Breeding: British Idiom goes the distance

A Breeders’ Cup victory by two-year-old British Idiom bespeaks the distance influences in her pedigree – and is a boost to her PA-based sire Flashback.

On breeding: Golden start for Golden Lad

On breeding: Golden start for Golden Lad

Golden Lad, whose first crop are newly minted three-year-olds, is off to a fast start, with stakes winners and sales toppers among his first to hit the track.

Genaro: Not be a racing Grinch, but…

Genaro: Not be a racing Grinch, but…

Not to be a Grinch, but unless those involved with horses see them as more than profit centers, 2020 won’t be much to look forward to.

On breeding: Sharing early to the party

On breeding: Sharing early to the party

Maryland-bred Sharing is – like her sire and dam – a Breeders’ Cup winner, but unlike her pedigree suggests is impressively precocious.

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