January 28, 2023

Best of Hanson: 2022 Anthology

December 21, 2022 0

An annual tradition for me in this space is to provide a compilation of what I deem were the more interesting features (mostly of an historical bent) that I’ve written during the course of the […]

A tribute to Lester Piggott

May 30, 2022 0

In our collaborative tribute to the late Lester Piggott, Vance Hanson highlights the great jockey’s forays to North America, and Kellie Reilly commemorates several of his brightest European stars. […]

Best of Hanson: 2021 Anthology

December 21, 2021 0

With the resumption of a more normal racing calendar in 2021, there were fewer opportunities for me to dive deep into historical subjects over the last 12 months compared to the pandemic-affected year of 2020. […]

Scully: 10 memorable Whitney winners

August 4, 2021 0

One of the most recognizable races for older horses, Saturday’s Whitney S. (G1) at Saratoga will showcase a dynamite field featuring Grade 1 winners Knicks Go, Maxfield, Silver State, and Swiss Skydiver. Here are 10 […]

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