TDN Weekend

The TDN Weekend

TDN Weekend May 2017

There has been a lot of talk lately about the American dream, particularly its existence and relativity in a modern era. Sometimes we’re reminded that newcomers to this country create not just a dream for themselves, but one for the country, the industry and the people they affect through the course of their new lives [...]

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TDN Weekend April 2017

Those of us who have made horse racing our lives can certainly understand the fascination with it. One of the remarkable things about the sport is its ability to continually draw in new devotees, and to have have it quickly become one of the most important things in their life. This month, we delve into [...]

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TDN Weekend March 2017

On my list of top five things in the world (following my two children, of course), I am fairly certain that France, the beach and racing would run 3-4-5. So you can only imagine how exciting it is to present Jocelyn Targett’s whimsical tale about a winter respite at Cagnes-sur-Mer, a racetrack in France. On [...]

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TDN Weekend February 2017

Several months into a long, grey winter, it’s hard to imagine that somewhere, people are sitting on a warm beach. In this month’s TDN Weekend, you’ll be inspired to do just that. It’s February, and for those of who grew up in the Northeast (and grew tired of the cold-weather racing at Aqueduct or Laurel) that means one thing: it’s [...]

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TDN Weekend January 2017

Who doesn’t love a new year? A clean slate? A chance to see the world with fresh eyes. And show you the world we will in this month’s TDN Weekend, taking you to five countries on four continents to talk to some of racing’s most interesting people and go to some of its most interesting [...]

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TDN Weekend December 2016

Writing this from high up in the Northern Hemisphere as winter sets in, it seems odd to be talking about next month’s “summer” racing festival, but summer it is in South Africa, and if your seasonal affective disorder is setting in, do we have the cure for you. The G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate is Africa’s [...]

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TDN Weekend November 2016

The most successful man in Kentucky likes to say that the ideas that propelled him to his success aren’t that brilliant or complicated. It’s just that nobody else had ever thought of them. This month, we sit down with B. Wayne Hughes, whose brilliant ideas (sorry, Mr. Hughes) seem to be coming even more fast [...]

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TDN Weekend October 2016

With the exception of two brief interruptions during World War II, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe—Europe’s most prestigious horse race—has found its home at Longchamp Racecourse in Paris’s Bois de Boulogne since its inception in 1920. But there’s change in the air in France this year, and with the rebuilding of its ancestral home, [...]

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TDN Weekend September 2016

Racing from town to town, steeple to steeple, was one of the earliest forms of horseracing. Every fall in the United States, tens of thousands of people pack a picnic and head to the steeplechase races. In this month’s TDN Weekend, we give you a primer of the top fall meetings. We also visit with [...]

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TDN Weekend August 2016

Normandy, of course, is the site of the world’s largest invasion, but many forget that the D-Day landings looks place near the launching of another: that of William the Conqueror’s successful quest to conquer England in 1066. This month, we visit Deauville for the August sals in racing and guide you through the restaurant scene [...]

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