4th of July Quick Picks

A few thoughts before heading out to celebrate Independence Day at beautiful Belmont Park. Widely noted this week was the pensioning of Rahy at Three Chimneys in Lexington. Ed DeRosa wrote about it in Thoroughbred Times and reflected on it at his Big Event Blog. A number of years ago, I brought my friend Jessica…

Visiting Three Chimneys

I can’t imagine that my visit to Three Chimneys was all that different from anyone else’s; as with most elements of the breeding industry, the place is a smooth-running machine, with the touring part of the business in the very capable hands of Ann Hayes, our wonderful tour guide. We got a little lucky: the…