Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

For Alfred G. Vanderbilt III, A Year of Honoring Legacies

On May 7, Alfred Vanderbilt III was in Ireland, honoring the memory of his grandfather, a man he never knew, on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania, in which Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt perished, saving the lives of his fellow passengers. Exactly three months later, he will attend a happier event in Saratoga…

TOBA Prez Speaks Out

“As president of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, a group that represents exactly what the name suggests, [Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt] has some heartfelt words of warning and advice for the Establishment of racing, not just in his own New York state but through the rest of the country as well. The major points in…