Why We Love Trinniberg

As Trinniberg and Currency Swap dueled to the wire in the quagmire that was the 2011 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (gr. I), I stood in the winner’s circle in a rooting quandary. Currency Swap was trained by Teresa Pompay, a Saratoga native whose family I had known since I was 13 years old. A win would mean her first…

The Tale of Trinniberg

At a family event last week, my brother asked me which races I’d be covering at the Breeders’ Cup this year. Small stories on a bunch of races, I said, and big ones on the Juvenile Turf and the Juvenile Sprint. “The Juvenile Sprint?” he said, and smiled, looking at my nephew. “Hey, Christopher, know…