Homeracing

How much do you know about the Whitney Stakes?

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July 29th, 2021

The Whitney S. (G1) is one of the headline races of the summer at the Spa, perennially drawing some of the best handicap horses in the country. The race is named in honor of the Whitney family. William Collins (W. C.) Whitney got involved in horse racing in the final decade of the 19th century, and his family has been involved in the sport ever since.

How much do you know about this foundation family of American horse racing?

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