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: "Wise Dan" by Kathryn Lindquist
Short Excerpt - "Often in Thoroughbred horse racing a champion arises from the masses during the spring of a year and fades by late fall. So much focus is put on the Triple Crown races that the old warriors are much forgotten in the midst of their younger counterparts. But this has not been the case with the tried and true Wise Dan, whose escapades on the track have been hailed as some of the finest on the turf of today.
The chestnut, gelded son of Wiseman’s Ferry began his career in 2010..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Owner: "Sagamore Farm - Part 1: Alfred G. Vanderbilt, II" by Kristen Neiding
Short Excerpt - "Pristine white barns with red roofs, immaculate white fences enclosing green pastures, a two-story watchtower overlooking an outdoor training track, and a quarter-mile indoor track for winter gallops, stalls which once housed countless champions, and a breeding shed where countless more were bred – it could be a description of any number of farms in bluegrass country, except that Sagamore Farm is 500 miles east of Lexington, Kentucky, less than a 30 minute drive from Pimlico Race Course in Maryland..." 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: "Laffit Pincay, Jr." by Sarah Troxell
Short Excerpt - "Laffit Pincay, Jr. was born in Panama City, Panama, and grew up watching his jockey father ride. Like many other jockeys, this no doubt played a role in his decision to follow in that profession, and he began riding in Panama before moving to the U.S. in the mid-1960s to ride for Fred W. Hooper. Hooper was a horseman who had a major impact on Thoroughbred racing through the horses he campaigned and for being a pioneer..." CLICK HERE to read more!