Triple Crown Winners

Secretariat Favored in KY Derby: Triple Crown Showdown

Secretariat has been established as the horse to beat in Saturday's Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown by odds maker Mike Battaglia. The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown is an animated race created by Inspired Entertainment Inc. using computer-generated imagery that will feature the 13 past Triple Crown winners in a 1 1/4-mile race at Churchill Downs. The virtual race will air around 5:45 p.m. as part of NBC's broadcast of "The First Saturday In May: American  Pharoah's Run to the Triple Crown" Saturday from 3-6 p.m. Secretariat landed post position...

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Body & Soul: Extended Rhythm

The most frequently asked question your correspondent and his associates answer about biomechanical efficiency is (paraphrased) "What component, or combination of components, of a horse's mechanics other than speed is most likely to tickle your fancy?" After almost 40 years of evaluating thousands of horses from four continents this is how we answer the question with some facts-those facts being actual race records. What better way to go about this than to assemble a test group of peers and apply those suspicions to that group? Thus, for this study we...

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