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Simran, Speeding Kid Win Stakes

BY JIM WELLS Simran was already back in the barn and enjoying a fresh stall, perhaps even lying down by that point, when her owners finished dinner Friday evening. The special  on Friday was crab legs and shrimp, and  Gaitri and Roopishwar Rampadarat had made their way up the escalator to the clubhouse after the […]

It Wasn’t Too Soon For These Two Winners

BY JIM WELLS A conversation ensued among some of the riders on Wednesday regarding how often a horse would run in times gone by. One of them remarked at the frequency with which thoroughbreds ran in “the olden days” 75 to 100 years ago. Every few days, a couple of times a week. The dialogue […]