This photo was taken in May 2004 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The horse, Stephan's Angel, was not very happy being saddled for the Miss Preakness Stakes and leaped straight up in the air. She went on to finish second in the race.
These Incredibly Rare Horses Typically Had 17-Foot-Long Tails!!
Brookie, the largest horse ever recorded was a Belgian Draft named Brooklyn Supreme, who weighed lbs and stood at hands. He wore a collar and boasted a girth measurement of 10 feet, 2 inches around. It took 30 inches of iron for each of his horseshoes.
The spirit of SECRETARIAT running with his great-great-great-grandson, AMERICAN PHAROAH as he seals his legacy as a horse for the ages winning the Triple Crown. heart emoticon photo credit: TVG/Lizzie (Elizabeth N.
Genuine Risk Winner of the 1980 Kentucky Derby. She was the second filly to win the Derby and is the only female to date to place in all three Triple Crown races - she came in in both the Preakness and Belmont Stakes!
“As God is my judge, she might be better than Secretariat…” - Lucien Laurin, Secretariat's trainer (quoted in the Blood Horse’s Thoroughbred Legends: Ruffian) Rest in peace, sweet girl. Ruffian, Queen of the Fillies. She's also real pretty)
Event: Who will win the race? The fastest horse on the day. A horse race is hard to predict, but it is not a matter of chance - with the right information, it is possible to win the bet. This is a good image because there is always a winner of the race.