all in The Life

There has been nothing straightforward about Sophie Doyle’s path to the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff, where she is set to ride Street Band for trainer Larry Jones on Saturday at

It was one of the most exciting weeks in his life. He sat quietly on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve favorite Omaha Beach as they galloped and walked the backside at Churchill Downs accompanied by the staccato shutter clicks of hundreds of cameras.

Blackwood Stables in Versailles, Ky., epitomizes the sort of small, versatile, well-run business that has made the central Bluegrass region of Kentucky the epicenter of the Thoroughbred breeding industry.

What should I wear to the Far Hills Race Meeting? Can I bet? What’s good to eat? You have questions, we have answers! Here’s what you need to know before you go to Saturday’s famed New Jersey jump races.

1. Know which races are being run.

“History does not repeat itself. It rhymes.” This aphorism was realized in abundance on Sunday at Santa Anita Park on an early fall day so glorious it might have been left over from paradise.

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