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horses, heroics and memories of Windfields

Someone once told me that certain horses possess the power to instantly captivate us.  Like falling in love.  We are smitten.  I know Winnie Taylor would agree.  Wife of Eddie (EP) Taylor, master of the magnificent Windfields Farm, Winnie was … Continue reading

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Irish War Cry

Will Irish War Cry win the Belmont tomorrow?  He certainly has the credentials.  Genetically he is a powerhouse.  Researching my new book, Rivers of Gold, I discovered today’s champion Thoroughbreds, the world over, will find their ancestors in 4 distinct … Continue reading

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Northern Dancer

The best part of being Northern Dancer’s biographer?  Following his magnificent descendants.  Most recently Churchill…not only winning English and Irish Guineas, but how he won.  In the English race he reminded me of the great Nijinsky in the 1970 Derby, … Continue reading

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