Charles Schick — who broke Seabiscuit and War Admiral — dies at 98

It’s hard to imagine that one person could have had the honor to break two of the greatest racehorses of all time, but Charles Schick, who died on February 11th 2015 at age 98 in Tampa, Florida, did just that. According to his obituary in the Tampa Bay Times, Charles Schick helped break both legends […]

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A look back at Triple Crown winners – Part 1

Horse racing’s Triple Crown — awarded to the horse that wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes — hasn’t been achieved since Affirmed won it in 1979. When he won it, he was the third horse to do so in the 1970s, making it seem almost easy. Certainly, with Secretariat winning the Belmont by […]

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