Silver Charm

On Sale Now: $200 Meadow Muffins (Yes, You Read That Right)

Many an owner, while picking out a stall or paddock, has thought to themselves ‘If I had a quarter for every pile of poo I’ve scooped, I’d be rich.’ If only those piles were actually worth something. One Kentucky company is hoping to convince you they are worth something — $200 a pop, in fact. […]

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‘Great And Talented’ Ocala Horseman J.B. McKathan Dies

Longtime Ocala horseman J.B. McKathan has died at the age of 53, reports ocala.com. McKathan and brother Kevin were responsible for breaking and starting 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, as well as Kentucky Derby winners Silver Charm and Real Quiet since the beginning of the McKathan Brothers Training Center in 1988. “We are shocked devastated to […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: ‘Somehow It Just Worked For Us’

If you’re an equestrian, you’ve probably perused The Chronicle of the Horse either online or in print more than a time or two. As one of the leading news sources for all things sport horse, it offers everything from upper-level hunter/jumper, dressage and eventing news and horse/rider features to their popular web forums and blogs […]

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FTBOA Silver Charm Stakes At Tampa Offers Winner A Forever Home

Colts and geldings that compete in the inaugural $100,000 Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association Silver Charm Florida Sire Stakes on Saturday, May 5 at Tampa Bay Downs will be racing for more than the winner’s purse. The race is a “Win & You’re In” opportunity for the winner, who will earn an invitation to spend his […]

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Old Friends’ ‘Homecoming’ Event Scheduled For Sunday, May 6

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, will host its 14th Annual Homecoming event, sponsored NTRA Advantage, Daily Racing Form, Hagyard Pharmacy, and Red Brand Fence, on Sunday May 6, 2018 from 1 pm to 5 pm. Tickets are $30 for the general public and $15 for Old Friends “Clubhouse” members (children 12 and under are […]

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Ax Man Heads Baffert Trainees Pointing To San Vicente

Ax Man is one of three possible starters for Bob Baffert in next Saturday’s San Vicente Stakes, a race the Hall of Fame trainer has won a record nine times, starting with Silver Charm in 1997 and culminating with Lord Nelson in 2015. Baffert also plans to run Nero, and possibly Zulfikhar, in the Grade II, $200,000 […]

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Longtime Racing Photographer Patrick Lang Passes Away At Age 65

Surrounded by his family and longtime friend John Engelhardt, Patrick Lang died peacefully late Friday afternoon at the age of 65. After more than 30 years of making photos from the finish line, track photographer Pat Lang had hung up his camera three years ago. For over three decades, Lang had devoted his career to […]

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Beverly Lewis Passes Away At Age 90

Beverly Lewis, who with her late husband Robert, campaigned such champions as Serena’s Song, Silver Charm, and Charismatic, passed away Oct. 20 after a lengthy illness. She was 90. Lewis, whose husband died in 2006, continued to own racehorses with their son, Jeff. According to the BloodHorse, Lewis served on the board of the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation. […]

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Old Friends To Auction Racing Memorabilia Items Prior To Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase

On Sunday September 10, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm, will host an exclusive live auction of fine art and choice racing memorabilia as a prelude to the inaugural Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase, Presented by Woodbine Racetrack. The Old Friends auction will be held for one hour, beginning begins at 3:00 p.m. (EST), at the Fasig-Tipton paddocks, located at 2400 […]

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Quite The ‘Charm’-er: 1997 Kentucky Derby Winner Near And Dear To Baffert’s Heart

Hall of Fame conditioner Bob Baffert has been in Louisville this week, overseeing the preparation of a small string of horses that will run in stakes races this weekend at Churchill Downs.  Since he doesn’t have a runner in the Kentucky Derby this year, Baffert will visit three of his past Derby winners – Silver Charm, War […]

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