Summer / 2013

Gallop Magazine tell you the whole story about the legendary racing town Saratoga

Gallop Magazine 2/2013

in the USA, continue our list of the worlds best racing mares and fillies with a big piece on Black Caviar. We also explain the concept of Classic races, give you Royal Ascot in numbers and talk about how race horses become great riding horses…

 

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  • COME WITH US TO SARATOGA

    For 150 years Saratoga in upstate New York has been the place to spend the summer if you live on the American East coast. In the summer this small town is all about racing, and people come from all over the world just to feel the atmosphere. Gallop Magazines 12 page special shows you what it’s all about.

    CLASSIC RACES

    Most of us might have come acress the term ”Classic Races”. And to old-school racing fans in the old world the meaning of the word is crystal clear. But to the rest it isn’t. We give you the story – starting 200 years ago.

    ASCOT BY NUMBERS

    Royal Ascot is considered the most exclusive sporting event in the world. Period. Jon Franklin went there and came back with photos and some cool info we just had to share.

    GIRL POWER – PART 2

    Part 2 of Geir Stabells list of the worlds best fillies and mares in racing tells the stories of Winning Colors, Zenyatta, Rachel Alexandra, Miesque and Black Caviar.

    BLACK CAVIAR

    Australian supermare Black Caviar is the closest to a global racing superstar the sport has seen in many years. Amanda Duckworth paints the full picture.

    THOROUGHBREDS AS RIDING HORSES

    Under rated and under valued, more and more people find that an ex race horse can be the perfect equestrian companion.