The incident brings into relief the ethical issues of pushing animals to their limit, when they have no agency.
Before he returns to Churchill Downs this Satruday for the 142nd Kentucky Derby, Gary Stevens sits down for a wide-ranging conversation on his historic career in horse racing and the challenges he's overcome to still be riding at 53.
A day at the biggest horse race in 37 years was an afternoon of gambling, drinking, and sight seeing. But mostly, it was a day spent cheering on American Pharoah.
Every single human running record from 1973 has been broken. Why aren't horses making the same kind of progress?
American Pharoah won the 140th Preakness and now has a shot at a Triple Crown.
Amidst the beer, drugs, and bizarre entertainment options, Hong Kong's Happy Valley Racecourse has emerged as one of the most profitable tracks around.
I been livin’ in my car for over a week now, and I gotta say, I’ve never felt more productive or alive. Bein’ on the go 24/7, 365, open on Sundays, just lends itself to as much innovation and opportunities for success as the mind can ponder.