My Favourite Racehorses

There is something magical about watching horses run. It is often the movie, made-for-TV special, or novel that inspires me more to know about thoroughbred racehorses, but having organized a couple of annual client appreciation nights at the local racetrack, I have also been privy to the thunderous ovation of hooves, the second-by-second commentary from the commentators’ box, and the strain of muscle and sinew as these lithe, four-legged athletes fight, sometimes down to the nose, to be the first at the finish line. Here are the ones that have impressed me with their achievements (total races: wins-places-shows)–on and off the track.  Continue reading