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The Queen’s Arrival

April 15, 2021 0

Among the undisputed highlights of Brisnet’s 50-year history was the visit from Queen Elizabeth II to its Lexington, Kentucky, offices on Oct. 10, 1984, an event that likely wouldn’t have happened at any other time if not for the mutual connection of Harry Herbert. […]

Historical Cameos – Colin

January 20, 2020 0

As the bright-eyed juveniles once again sally forth at Saratoga, hopeful of achieving honor and glory, it is a fitting time to honor the unbeaten Colin, who captivated the Spa crowd a century ago. […]

Historical Cameo – Corrida

January 19, 2020 0

Originally appearing Oct. 2, 2010 Corrida — 1936-37 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Heroine Long before Shergar, there was Corrida — a charismatic champion whose tragic end is shrouded in mystery. While the details of […]

Historical Cameo – Beldame

January 18, 2020 0

Originally appearing on Nov. 26, 2008 Beldame — 1904 Horse of the Year In light of Zenyatta’s (Street Cry [Ire]) emergence as a candidate for Horse of the Year honors, this is an opportune time […]

Historical Cameo – Equipoise

January 17, 2020 0

Originally appearing Sept. 8, 2008 Equipoise — 1932-33 Horse of the Year From time to time over the course of this season, as the status of Big Brown’s (Boundary) quarter-crack-susceptible feet dominated the headlines, it […]

Historical Cameo – Alsab

January 17, 2020 0

Originally appearing May 16, 2006 Alsab — 1942 Preakness winner With the 131st running of the Preakness S. (G1) on the horizon, it is an opportune time to remember Alsab, the 1942 Preakness hero who […]

Historical Cameo – Buckpasser

January 16, 2020 0

Originally appearing Feb. 6, 2007 Buckpasser — 1966 Horse of the Year Two stakes races staged on opposite coasts this past weekend have brought to mind the immortal Buckpasser, widely regarded as the best horse […]

Historical Cameo – Ben Brush

January 16, 2020 0

In honor of this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), we’ll commemorate the top class colt Ben Brush, who captured the famed classic on May 6, 1896, 110 years ago to the day of this year’s running. […]

Historical Cameo – Phar Lap

January 15, 2020 0

Originally appearing April 3, 2006 *Phar Lap — Australian National Hero To commemorate the 74th anniversary of the untimely death of *Phar Lap, we salute the mighty performer whose exploits gripped much of the English-speaking […]

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