The Lumber Guy Cuts Through the Competition

The last time Barry K. Schwartz, former CEO and co-founder of Calvin Klein Inc., won a Grade 1 race was in 1999.  His trainer, Michael Hushion, had never won one. On Saturday at Belmont Park, Schwartz had two rooting and one betting interest in the Grade 1 Vosburgh Invitational Stakes. A three-year-old colt that he…

Eugenia Burch, 1902 Matron winner

On Sunday at Belmont, the Matron will be run for the 106th time – inaugurated in 1892, it was open to both fillies and colts until 1902. That year, it was run in two divisions: one for the colts, one for the fillies. The purse for the race was divided among them, if not exactly…