Rosenblum Holds On To La Verdad

On the morning after a game runner-up finish in the TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Oct. 31 at Keeneland, owner Sheila Rosenblum withdrew La Verdad from the Fasig-Tipton November sale to keep her as a broodmare. Purchased privately by Rosenblum in December 2013, La Verdad is a New York-bred by Yes It’s…

A Good Read for Breeder Howard Nolan

For Howard Nolan Jr., Thoroughbred racing has been a nearly 70-year love affair, one that began in Saratoga in 1946 and was a case of love at first sight. “I was a fan from day one,” he said in June, not long after a horse that he bred, Readtheprospectus, had won his first stakes race,…

Showing off

There were happy people all over Belmont on Saturday afternoon. The sun in the backyard was warm, the leaves were turning, and a crowd of nearly 7,000 turned out to celebrate New York racing and autumn. Picnics were set up, kids ran everywhere, and the folks who turned out accepted with alacrity the various promotions…