Dirty Jobs: Racetrack Groom

Dirty Jobs: Racetrack Groom

According to a 2005 USA TODAY series, “The 10 Worst Jobs in Sports,” Horse Racing Groom rocked the number one spot and this is certainly¬†true nearly a decade later. Horse Racing Groom beat out Mascot, Rodeo Clown, Sparring Parter, and Iditarod Sled Dog for...
Thoroughbred Racehorse Name Game

Thoroughbred Racehorse Name Game

Aside from standing in the winners’ circle, naming a racehorse is arguably one of the most fun parts of ownership. Over the years we have seen beautiful, witty, stoic, and even downright perverse names, each with a story behind it. Obtaining the perfect name can...
Up, Up and Away!!

Up, Up and Away!!

On the heels of the Kentucky Derby many people wonder how winner California Chrome travelled to and from his home racetrack of Los Alamitos in Cypress, California, to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. California Chrome wasn’t shipped by train and he...
The Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby

Every year there is full-blown battle to obtain one of the 20 available spots in the Kentucky Derby’s starting gate. Only the absolute best three-year-old Thoroughbreds gain entry and a chance to win their place in the history books. Beautiful and timeless...