The Belmont Stakes will take place this afternoon, with Big Brown making a run at Triple Crown history.
But the excitement for race fans began two days ago, on Thursday, June 5 when the New York Racing Association and The Jockey Club hosted the Rags to Riches Belmont Bash.
The event was held at The [...]
Mixed in with the pulse-quickening excitement of this year Kentucky Derby was the heart-breaking sadness of losing a horse to injuries. The juxtaposed emotions touched everyone from jockeys to owners to fans.
There are those who are against the sport, citing animal cruelty, and raising the question of whether horses should be subjected to racing. While [...]