Trainer Barbara Minshall lauds the day that what was lost was found again. On Sunday, she won the 130th running of the Breeders Stakes with British Royalty, a horse she lost through the claiming ranks – but was able to get him back, and quickly. The thought that a horse with such a lofty name could find himself in a claiming race is one thing. But in this contracted … [Read more...] about British Royalty Rules the Turf.
Everything seems improbable this year. The 162nd Queen’s Plate is no different. Mitchell Kursner found himself clutching petals and stuffing them into his pockets for a later engagement at a cemetery, after the horse he bred, Safe Conduct, won the Queen’s Plate. He went to the Plate on Sunday, wearing the same shoes he had worn when Neshama, a filly he owned in a … [Read more...] about Safe Conduct Wins an Unusual Queen’s Plate