2017 Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming Pedigree Profile
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
Bodemeister (Empire Maker - Untouched Talent, by Storm Cat) was a late arrival on the 2012 Triple Crown Trail. After capturing his maiden win in February, Bob Baffert tested Bodemeister in the San Felipe Stakes. The late-developing son of Empire Maker ...
Irish War Cry makes noise with Wood Memorial win
The Wood Memorial has not produced a top-three finisher in the Derby since Funny Cide and Empire Maker ran 1-2 in 2003 after Empire Maker beat Funny Cide in the Wood. Irish War Cry won the Grade 2 Holy Bull at Gulfstream Park on Feb.
Norway's Waffle Queen cooks up Nordic empire in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Star Tribune
On this chilly Saturday morning, Aasland, now CEO and founder of Nordic Waffles, poured batter onto a massive lazy-Susan-style waffle-maker, fired by propane, that bakes seven waffles at once, each containing five heart-shaped pieces. She was there to ...
Sparkman: Empire Maker living up to his name
Daily Racing Form
When Empire Maker was exported to Japan in 2010, the chances of him establishing his own branch of the Fappiano male line looked extremely remote. Seven years later, with a Triple Crown winner, a champion 2-year-old male, and the possible favorite for ...