Jack Werk, back from Oz, writes on: My dinner with Nasser

Jack Werk, world traveller, spent an extended week in Australia tending to business, mostly related to eNicks. “I’ll tell you what,” Jack said the other day from his Fremont, California, home. “The Aussies are the most gung-ho, horse-crazy people I’ve met, and I’m not talking about the horsemen, only. Everywhere you go, unlike here, people … Continue reading Jack Werk, back from Oz, writes on: My dinner with Nasser

Overdose doesn’t take to swimming pool; will miss Abbaye

A reason Overdose was transferred from Nantes, France, to Pulborough, England, was to take advantage of the resident swimming pool. Many rehabilitating horses with leg and feet problems are put through swimming regimens to build up cardio and muscle conditioning in lieu of gallops. Overdose, however, does not like the pool, according to a report … Continue reading Overdose doesn’t take to swimming pool; will miss Abbaye

Squires’ “Headless Horsemen” review in Wall Street Journal

Here’s an excerpt from the Ray Kerrison review of Jim Squires’ latest book, “Headless Horsemen,” in the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Squires’s first target is the tight club of ­billionaires who have ruled racing’s establishment for decades. They are led by Ogden Mills Phipps, the ­grandson of Henry Phipps, who founded Bessemer Trust, and William Farish, … Continue reading Squires’ “Headless Horsemen” review in Wall Street Journal