Jennifer Kelly

Some Things Stay the Same: One Hundred Days, One Hundred Years Ago
Some Things Stay the Same: One Hundred Days, One Hundred Years Ago

2021-01-21T11:30:53.000ZJennifer Kelly

A century ago, January 21st saw racing in the midst of its yearly changing of the guard, the champions of 1920 giving way to their successors.
So Nice He Did It Twice: Carry Back’s Two Careers
So Nice He Did It Twice: Carry Back’s Two Careers

2021-01-11T17:03:52.000ZJennifer Kelly

Carry Back’s tenacity and toughness showed us all why he was such a beloved figure in horse racing in the 1960s and beyond.
A Grand Plan: The Short Life of Michigan's Pinnacle Race Course
A Grand Plan: The Short Life of Michigan's Pinnacle Race Course

2020-12-09T15:45:35.000ZJennifer Kelly

Enter Pinnacle Race Course; By 1936, racing in Michigan was thriving, Seabiscuit ran his first race for Tom Smith there. Fast forward 70 years and MI tracks were floundering.