What a wonderful journey this has been! But sadly it is time to put away the history books and research websites, and move onto another phase of life.
It was time to get women back to work and off the dole so the innovative program called the Pack Horse Library Project of Eastern Kentucky was created.
The Belmont Stakes were first run in 1867 making it the oldest race in the Triple Crown with the Preakness first run in 1873, and the Kentucky Derby in 1875
By the time the Pony Express closed its doors and retired its riders and horses on October 24, 1861, it had already achieved some noteworthy accomplishments
The Preakness Stakes at Pimlico got its start at a dinner party one summer evening in 1868. This article highlights some Racecourse and Stakes facts.
The American Grand National is a long, tough challenge over 2 ½ miles with massive jumps that most would turn away from, but not Battleship.
The great cattle drives existed for only about 20 years after the Civil War, and the start of the railways made the drives unnecessary for northern markets.
Some said Arkle was so good because he drank Guinness beer two times daily, and thanks to the popularity of racing on TV, he was getting lots of attention.
John (Red) Pollard may have ridden one of the most famous race horses in history, but his life was anything but glamorous and easy.
Bless the grooms! Many horse people today know that grooms are first people to the stable in the morning and are usually the last to leave.