Stymie – Patience Rewarded

There are a couple of old sayings that seem to have fallen out of favour in today’s society. “Patience is a virtue” and “good things come to those that wait” have become passé clichés to modern men and women. In an age of instant payments, instant news, instant communication, and even instant coffee, we have become a society of impatient

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Sea Bird – French Rocket

Memories from older racing enthusiasts are golden. When recalling the greats from the past to younger racing fans and participants, the newer generations tend to look upon the stories with trepidation and a sense of “yeah sure, that horse was not that good” belief. However, when certain champions from the past are recalled by the wise old observers in great

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Silver Charm

Silver Charm is one of the most popular Derby winners with horse racing fans. He is somewhat of a rags to riches individual, as he was essentially shunned as a yearling when offered for sale. His breeding was not what one would call “fashionable” at the time. His sire Silver Buck was a very good stakes winning son of Buckpasser,

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Dr. Fager – Never Back Down

They say in sports that records are made to be broken. Many records that have been set by elite athletes that seemed unattainable do eventually get topped by an athlete of a future generation. The great Lou Gehrig, known as the “Iron Horse”, had his thought to be unbreakable consecutive baseball games played streak broken by Cal Ripken, more than

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