Silver Charm

Baffert Looks Back At Silver Charm’s Thriller Of A Preakness Finish

“Final furlong, Free House by a head … Silver Charm, Captain Bodgit, Touch Gold … Free House and Silver Charm head to head … They’re in very close quarters, shoulder-to-shoulder, head-to-head, nose-to-nose … Free House, Silver Charm, Captain Bodgit … And it’s close! Could be Silver Charm, in between Free House and Captain Bodgit in […]

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Thoroughbred Charities Of America To Host Online Auction Of Triple Crown, Derby Winners’ Halters

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will host an online auction of halters worn by Triple Crown and Kentucky Derby winners during the upcoming virtual “Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown”. The halter auction is set to open on Friday, May 1 at 9 a.m. and will conclude on Saturday, May 2 at 9 p.m. EST. All […]

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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 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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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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