You can get the chili started and throw some beer on ice, but before you get totally lost in Super Bowl festivities, make sure you set aside time for Sunday's Grade 2, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita. Perhaps the most anticipated of the early 3-year-old races of 2015, the San Vicente features the seasonal debut of Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Texas Red.
At age 23, Billy Blake will be one of the youngest contestants in this weekend's NTRA/DRF National Handicapping Championship (NHC) at Treasure Island in Las Vegas. Only 519 people qualified and Blake, a product of Albany, N.Y. who started playing in qualifying tournaments for the NHC last July, is among the most humble and unassuming.
The regally red shade of “Marsala” has been named Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2015. Pantone, which originated as a printing company in the 1950s, gained its popularity for creating color guide swatches with varying color tones which have been instrumental in the manufacturing, paint, interior design & fashion world ever since.
The warm days of summer are long over, especially here in New York, but don't let the chill stop you from going out to enjoy the races. Forget about hibernating and use these winter essentials (headwear, neckwear, hand wear and footwear) to give you an excuse to cozy up and hit the great outdoors! The best part of these winter essentials is that they’re perfect accessories to dress up your look and can be mixed and matched countless times.
Jason Beem never planned on writing a book, it just happened.
Beem, 34, is the racetrack announcer at Portland Meadows in Portland, Ore. He’s experienced many highs and lows in racing, and some of the lows are transcribed in his recently released novel, “Southbound”.
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile contender Texas Red might be a longshot on the tote board but he is a star in the Brehm family stable. The colt, who they own in partnership, finished third in the Grade 1 FrontRunner Stakes behind American Pharoah and is their first Breeders’ Cup horse. Read on to hear from Erich Brehm Jr., who chatted with ABR ambassador Dan Tordjman about the family’s involvement in racing and the thrills the Brehms have experienced so far.