​So You Think You Want to Write a Nonfiction Book…

​So You Think You Want to Write a Nonfiction Book…

Disclaimer: My experience is limited to writing nonfiction. If you want insight into the process of writing and then publishing fiction, you will find more on that pursuit via other avenues. For the p …
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Brilliant Women in US Racing History

Brilliant Women in US Racing History

Although horse racing remains a largely male-dominated world, women continue to break down barriers as jockeys, trainers, owners, and breeders.In honor of International Women’s Day, here are a few …
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Baseball-Inspired Racehorse Names

Baseball-Inspired Racehorse Names

If you have yet to visit the "Our Story" section of our website, you probably wouldn't know that we are huge baseball fans; in fact, our owners all first met on a baseball diamond over 20 ye …
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Evolution of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Evolution of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

When news broke early this decade of poor situations for multiple retired racehorses, concerned horsemen came together to create the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) to raise the standard of race …
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Bucchero

Bucchero

Bucchero, from the first crop of the rising superstar Kantharos, was a Multiple Grade 2 winner with back to back victories in the Woodford Stakes at Keeneland in 2017 and 2018. He earned $947,936 on T …
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Ironhorse Racing Stable

Ironhorse Racing Stable

Ironhorse Racing Stable has been campaigning thoroughbreds throughout the country and world since 2007 racing in multiple Breeders' Cups and as far away as Royal Ascot. Established by two Columbia Uni …
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The Origins and Evolution of the Triple Crown

The Origins and Evolution of the Triple Crown

The Triple Crown.Few phrases in thoroughbred racing evoke the same thrill those words do. “He is moving like a tremendous machine…” The Kentucky Derby.“And, here it is, the thirty-seven-year wait …
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Welcome to Old Smoke Clothing Co.

Welcome to Old Smoke Clothing Co.

A couple of old college buddies tip back some beers at Gaffney’s in Saratoga Springs, New York, during track season and discuss their passion for all things thoroughbred racing. In Saratoga, this co …
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