Fauci Wins, Cigar’s Career and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to americasbestracing@gmail.com!

Have you heard of Keith Asmussen, one of Keeneland’s newest jockeys? You may have heard of his father, superstar trainer Steve! (Lexington Herald-Leader)

A filly named Enola Gay won the Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday; here’s the meaning behind her name. (Thoroughbred Daily News

This is just a really lovely photo of a retired racehorse enjoying a summer sunset:

Kentucky’s Gallop and Graze initiative is helping the Blue Grass Farms Charities raise money to provide health and human services to Thoroughbred workers. Want to get involved? Here’s how! (ABC 36)

Cigar is one of my favorite horses of all time. Let’s relive his outstanding 1995 season together! (Thoroughbred Racing Commentary)

This photo essay about Humberto Chavez, the New York Racing Association’s chaplain, is outstanding. (BloodHorse

Need a break today? Take in these beautiful and rare horse breeds. (The Epoch Times)

Whaaaaaaat? Humans can prick their ears like horses?! Science says yes! (Horse Talk New Zealand)

Did you hear that a horse named Fauci won this weekend? He won by a healthy (sorry!) one-length margin. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Looking for some horse movies to watch? This list has some good ones! (ScreenRant)

If you need a new tie, look no further than this collection from equestrian, designer, and celebrity Carson Kressley. The best part? All proceeds go to help horse industry professionals affected by the pandemic. (Lane Report)


You know how sometimes you just want to go home from work in the middle of the day to grab some snacks? Well, a racehorse named River Crosroad Rvf did just that during a race at Charles Town. (NBC Sports)

A miniature horse named Scout is bringing smiles to her community during the pandemic. (23 WIFR)

Coronavirus couldn’t stop the kids competing in the Extreme Mustang Makeover. Instead of going to the show in person, the competitors showed off their gentled wild horses online. (Washington Post)

When humans race horses, the equines are the easy winner… right? Maybe not. (Outside Online)

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