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Time for NYRA to end "Fabulous Fillies" foolishness

The New York Racing Association is holding its annual exercise in lip-service to women with its “Fabulous Fillies Day” at Saratoga on Thursday.  You know the drill: pink is the… 393 more words

Political/Social Commentary

No Spa Fairy Tale for Rider Keri Brion

On the morning of July 27, Keri Brion sat on a golf cart on Saratoga’s backstretch and glumly watched torrents of rain soak the turf course. 266 more words

Women In Racing

From sleeping in her car to the Indy 500: How Janet Guthrie changed racing for women

INDIANAPOLIS – Janet Guthrie used to sleep in her car.

Long before Danica Patrick, Katherine Legge, Sarah Fisher or Pippa Mann were offered sponsorships in competitive racing, Guthrie funded herself and drove — and slept in — her own cars. 1,353 more words


Different generations, same goals for Eppler and Gaudet

They are of different generations. They train at different racetracks. One was born into the business, the other came to it late, in the face of family resistance. 46 more words

The Racing Biz

Women, The Breeders' Cup, And "Locker Room" Talk

Last weekend’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita was a triumph of sport and spectacle. The Distaff was a nail-biter between fan favorites Beholder and Songbird; the Saturday races offered storylines and close finishes, with both Tepin and Lady Eli in action, along with a headlining showdown between California Chrome and Arrogate. 49 more words

Breeders' Cup