Jockey World's Monthly Feature Articles
Our Featured Articles are produced by our very own Jockey World Members who are students of horse racing. They feature prominent names in racing - then and now - of top owners, trainers, jockeys and horses in the game!
Featured Horse: "Wise Dan" by Kathryn Lindquist
Short Excerpt - "Often in Thoroughbred horse racing a champion arises from the masses during the spring of a year and fades by late fall. So much focus is put on the Triple Crown races that the old warriors are much forgotten in the midst of their younger counterparts. But this has not been the case with the tried and true Wise Dan, whose escapades on the track have been hailed as some of the finest on the turf of today.
The chestnut, gelded son of Wiseman’s Ferry began his career in 2010..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Owner: "The Evans Family" by Kristen Neiding
Short Excerpt - "The Belmont Stakes: the test of the champion. The Belmont favorite had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but came up about two lengths short in New York. The Belmont winner had not raced in the other Triple Crown races. Though separated by over three decades, the 1981 and 2014 Belmont Stakes share much in common..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Trainer: "Chad C. Brown" by Kate Weissmuller
Short Excerpt - “At only 35 years of age, thoroughbred racehorse trainer Chad C. Brown has accomplished more in his short career than most trainers could ever dream of achieving. Brown was born on December, 18, 1978 and raised in Mechanicville, New York near Saratoga Springs. The close proximity allowed for many summers to be spent at Saratoga Race Course. Brown began working with horses during high school as an assistant to Paul Kelley. Kelley..." CLICK HERE to read more!
Featured Jockey: "Edgar Prado" by Sarah Troxell
Short Excerpt - "Edgar Prado may most recently have his name thought of simultaneously with that of Barbaro, since they teamed up to win the 2006 Kentucky Derby in an easy and dominating fashion. That triumph on a sun-splashed Saturday in May looked so easy because of Barbaro's talent, definitely; but it also was a perfect example of how much Prado excels at getting in sync with his mounts. While that was a professional highlight..." CLICK HERE to read more!