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.