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Throwback Thursday - Feb. 20

American steeplechasing fans rejoiced at the news that top European runner Footpad is joining the Jack Fisher barn.

Throwback Thursday: At last

Every owner has that horse is full of frustratingly bad luck. For me, until last Tuesday that horse was Munaajaat.

Throwback Thursday – Milestone score

Bob Baffert hit another milestone in his Hall of Fame career last Saturday with his 3,000th North American Thoroughbred victory. Fittingly the milestone win came on the Triple Crown trail in the Grade 3 Robert B. Lewis at Santa Anita Park, a stakes named for a man who helped provide Baffert some of his finest moments as a trainer, including his first Triple Crown attempt with Silver Charm.

Throwback Thursday: Upstart’s jumpstart

Ralph Evans returned to his Connecticut home a few days removed from a trip to Gulfstream Park in South Florida five years ago “over the moon.”

Throwback Thursday: Brick house

Smart money and general consensus – not to mention an unblemished race record replete with five Grade 1 victories – figures to yield the 2019 Horse of the Year title to Bricks And Mortar when the trophies are handed out at the 49th annual Eclipse Awards Dinner Thursday night at Gulfstream Park.

Years after Fair Hill visit, Reid gets 2nd Super Bowl chance

After the Kansas City Chiefs dispatched the Tennessee Titans Sunday to grab a spot in Super Bowl LIV, Thoroughbred trainer Graham Motion sent a text to congratulate Chiefs coach Andy Reid.

And, like he always does, Reid responded with a thank you.