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Racing Represents in the Forbes 400

The list of Forbes 400 Richest Americans was published this week, and pity the poor 133 billionaires that didn’t make the cut. But five names familiar from racing did…a look at how they made their millions, what they did with them at the racetrack, and a mare who has foals owned by two of them.…

Sagamore Farm: Honoring The Past, Not Living In It

The name “Sagamore Farm” recalls racing royalty, both human and equine. Given to Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Jr. in 1933 by his mother, Sagamore bred and raced such equine luminaries as Native Dancer, Bed o’Roses, and Discovery; Vanderbilt himself served as president of Pimlico and chairman of the board of the New York Racing Association. The…

Present and Past at Sagamore Farm

“On a quiet evening or a Sunday morning, when there’s nothing happening, I think you can feel it. They talk of ghosts on the farm, especially at the old training barn.  Kind of makes you wonder sometimes.  Who’s to say that there aren’t certain spirits here?” Tom Mullikin smiles as he says it, but with…