The Triple Crown, Secretariat 1973. Top: Wins the Kentucky Derby from Sham by 2 lengths in a record time of 1:59.4 minutes for 10 furlongs

The Triple Crown, Secretariat Top: Wins the Kentucky Derby from Sham by 2 lengths in a record time of minutes for 10 furlongs

Preakness 2016: Start Time, Live Stream, Post Positions, Odds & More

Preakness 2016: Start Time, Live Stream, Post Positions, Odds & More

Secretariat... the greatest

How Are Thoroughbred Horses Named?

Seriously.  People in the states need to start wearing more fancy hats.

A pinner said: People in the states need to start wearing more fancy hats .

love her hair and hat, but she could wear a cute black retro dress with capped sleeves and a slightly scooped neck

Why do we have to wait for a Derby party. I can't wait for the Kentucky Derby party - and for me to wear a lovely Derby hat for it!

Big Brown (foaled April 10, 2005 in Kentucky) is a retired champion American Thoroughbred racehorse and winner of the 2008 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. He won his first five race starts.

The least surprising newspaper headline of all time

Native Dancer, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was one of the most celebrated and accomplished Thoroughbred racehorses in history. He was voted Horse of the Year in 1954. After appearing     on the cover of Time Magazine, he is considered the first animal to start the multimedia era

Native Dancer, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was one of the most celebrated and accomplished Thoroughbred racehorses in history. He was voted Horse of the Year in

Sports Illustrated Top 10 Female Race Horses of All Time: #5 is Rachel Alexandra (b.2006) Rachel Alexandra had a excellent racing record of 13 wins in 19 starts (19: 13-5-0) and was named the American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly and Horse of the Year in 2009. In her career-definining year, Rachel Alexandra won 7 graded stakes races, including the Haskell Invitational, Woodward Memorial and Preakness Stakes against the colts.

Sports Illustrated Top 10 Female Race Horses of All Time: is Rachel Alexandra…

If you’re looking for a high energy horse, you won’t find one more high energy than the compact Oxbow, who is pretty much a coiled spring.  If any horse is due for some good luck at the draw and the start, and the entire running for that matter, it is him. You can bet Gary Stevens will be much more familiar with him this time.

Oxbow, winner of the 2013 Preakness Stakes, with jockey Gary Stevens onboard.

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