all in The Life

Cultor de la familia, la amistad, el trabajo y la paciencia.

“Hay que arriesgarse para saber el calibre que uno tiene”.

Muy agradecido con Dios por sus logros personales y familiares, por su superación “desde la nada” en su Panamá natal y dejar atrás los altibajos propios de su profesión, Ricardo Santana Jr, a sus 27 años, se muestra un jockey hecho para grandes momentos; cada día mejor, responsable, solidario, y sobre todo, muy efectivo, lo que garantiza su sustento y su camino a sitiales que solo ocupan los campeones.

Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers, and jockeys for America’s Best Racing as they travel the Road to the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. The Derby has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Managing partner Jack Knowlton and his fellow Sackatoga Stable owners stepped out of a yellow school bus at Churchill Downs to gain an upset victory with New York-bred gelding Funny Cide in the 2003 Kentucky Derby. In another unexpected twist, Knowlton and Sackatoga have returned to the national spotlight with another stellar New York-bred.

Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers, and jockeys for America’s Best Racing as they travel the Road to the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. The Derby has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In what has been a challenging year for many people and businesses, fewer have been hit harder than charitable organizations that rely heavily on event-based fundraising. The New York Race Track Chaplaincy depends on America’s premier race meeting at Saratoga every summer because the town is also the site of its two primary annual events – the Chaplaincy Brunch and Charity Basketball Game. Due to COVID-19, both had to be cancelled this year.

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