In 2011, the British Champions Series was launched to organize a series of the top 35 British flat races for 3-year-olds and up, culminating in one-day festival of championship races known as British Champions Day.
Racing is in mourning today after the death of longtime New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association President Rick Violette, who passed away at his home in Florida on Sunday morning. Here TRC President Charles Hayward, who worked with Violette for many years when he was president of the New York Racing Association, pays tribute.
Even at the time, there was a feeling that the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs was one of the greatest fields ever assembled. Twenty years later, the gift of hindsight only strengthens the argument.
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