Jockey World's Monthly Feature Articles
Our Featured Articles are produced by our very own Jockey World Members who are students of horse racing. They feature prominent names in racing - then and now - of top owners, trainers, jockeys and horses in the game!
Featured Horse: "Mucho Macho Man" by Kathryn Lindquist
Short Excerpt - "He appeared lifeless at birth, earning the nickname “Lazarus,” but as soon as he hit the track, his vigor and life became obvious; Mucho Macho Man was destined to be a champion. He was foaled in Florida and named after the Village People song “Macho Man,” and grew to 17 hands high, very large and muscular. Although some might say he didn't necessarily float around the track like a feather, he certainly covered a lot of ground..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Owner: "The Evans Family" by Kristen Neiding
Short Excerpt - "The Belmont Stakes: the test of the champion. The Belmont favorite had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but came up about two lengths short in New York. The Belmont winner had not raced in the other Triple Crown races. Though separated by over three decades, the 1981 and 2014 Belmont Stakes share much in common..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Trainer: "Chad C. Brown" by Kate Weissmuller
Short Excerpt - “At only 35 years of age, thoroughbred racehorse trainer Chad C. Brown has accomplished more in his short career than most trainers could ever dream of achieving. Brown was born on December, 18, 1978 and raised in Mechanicville, New York near Saratoga Springs. The close proximity allowed for many summers to be spent at Saratoga Race Course. Brown began working with horses during high school as an assistant to Paul Kelley. Kelley..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Jockey: "Edgar Prado" by Sarah Troxell
Short Excerpt - "Edgar Prado may most recently have his name thought of simultaneously with that of Barbaro, since they teamed up to win the 2006 Kentucky Derby in an easy and dominating fashion. That triumph on a sun-splashed Saturday in May looked so easy because of Barbaro's talent, definitely; but it also was a perfect example of how much Prado excels at getting in sync with his mounts. While that was a professional highlight..." CLICK HERE to read more!