Subject:

The Jockey Club

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    RFT's Namesake Horse Sighted Just in Time for the Kentucky Derby

    In two days, the cream of the three-year-old Thoroughbred crop will contest the 135th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.But let's go back a week or so, to another race, in another city...Sunday, April 26. Fonner Park race course in Grand Island, Nebraska. Seventh race; distance 1 mile. ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2007

    River Front Times Wins Again!

    (The horse, not the paper.)

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    River Front Times Wins Again!

    After a disappointing second-place finish on a sloppy track on March 31, Unreal's (vicariously, anyhow) Thoroughbred, River Front Times, won a six-furlong race in the slop at Fairmount Park this past Saturday night under jockey Camilo Pitty. Unreal, who'd cheered on RFT to his maiden win at Fairmou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    River Front Times Wins Again!

    After a disappointing second-place finish on a sloppy track on March 31, Unreal's (vicariously, anyhow) Thoroughbred, River Front Times, won a six-furlong race in the slop at Fairmount Park this past Saturday night under jockey Camilo Pitty. Unreal, who'd cheered on RFT to his maiden win at Fairmou ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2007

    On a Horse and a Prayer

    Unreal prays, then bets it all on our namesake equine. Then, we get schooled in vocab by a fifteen-year-old.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    How River Front Times Broke His Maiden

    River Front Times: That's a winner, baby! Today was a banner day for River Front Times. Not the newspaper, the horse. Two years ago Unreal asked perennial Fairmount Park force Lou O'Brien how much he'd charge us to rename a horse after our source of income. Replied O'Brien: "$1 million." We talke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    How River Front Times Broke His Maiden

    River Front Times: That's a winner, baby! Today was a banner day for River Front Times. Not the newspaper, the horse. Two years ago Unreal asked perennial Fairmount Park force Lou O'Brien how much he'd charge us to rename a horse after our source of income. Replied O'Brien: "$1 million." We talke ... More >>

  • News

    July 11, 2001

    All the Kings' Horses

    The Busches, the Orthweins and other St. Louis royalty get down and dirty playing polo. It's the passion that grounds their lives.

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