The annual Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville, TN, took place on May 13. With high class jump racing, beautiful scenery, and more than 25,000 spectators, it is an event that deserves a place on every racing fan's bucket list.
Always Dreaming wins the 2017 Kentucky Derby! What a difference 3 years makes! Above Perfection is the dam of Always Dreaming....before he was named Always Dreaming (in the foal photo) he was know as Above Perfection 2014.
(Mathea Kelley photos)
It's almost time! Kentucky Derby – “the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” – is only a day away. We went to check out the Derby horses at Churchill Downs this week. Here are some that caught our eyes. Who is your favourite?
Brazilian José Moreira is one of those jockeys who just knows how to do it. Not only did he win the US$ 2,5 million Audemars Piguet QEII Cup in Hong Kong earlier today on Japanese raider Neorealism. But the way he did it... (Chestnut horse red/white/green silks. No5). Just watch and share a sample of beauty...
Next week racing returns to the front pages of news media in the USA as the first race of 2017 Triple Crown is run - The Kentucky Derby. Here are some facts about the three races that you might not know:
(Trivia - who is the horse in the photo...?)