Haskell: Derby winner Nyquist 6-5 favorite over Exaggerator
The Daily Progress
2016 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquistshakes his mane at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2016. Nyquist is expected to run in the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational horse race at Monmouth Park on Sunday. (Bill Denver/Equi-Photo via AP).
Maddens Double Up at Saratoga
Thoroughbred Daily News
Sir Barton, the first Triple Crown winner, was bred there. So were the winners of the 1914, 1920, 1923, and 1925 Kentucky Derbies and 1909, 1915, 1921, and 1923 Belmont Stakes. Madden was the country's leading breeder eight times, including seven ...
Avoiding Liverpool was the aim: All aboard the world's ONLY moving aqueduct
Luckily the Ship Canal's ingenious chief engineer, Edward Leader Williams (later Sir), had a plan. The adjoining Barton road bridge was already envisioned as a swing bridge so why not just create a section of canal on a similar pivot and treat it in ...
Only John Madden in both thoroughbred, and harness racing halls of fame
Five of the horses Madden bred – Old Rosebud, Sir Barton, Grey Lag, Zev and Princess Doreen – were later inducted into the Hall of Fame. Sir Barton, in 1919, became America's first Triple Crown winner. Augmenting his breeding operation, Madden ...