Tags ‘Housebuster’

Borel credits family as he joins Hall of Fame

DRF | 1 year ago
On Friday, jockey Calvin Borel was rewarded with the sport’s highest honor as he became the 97th jockey to be enshrined into the Hall of Fame. Borel, 46, headlined the 2013 Hall of Fame class that included contemporary horses Housebuster, Invasor, and Lure, as well as steeplechasers Tuscalee and McDynamo. Read More...

Hall of Fame profile: Housebuster

DRF | 1 year ago
Housebuster was one of the best sprinters of his time, and he validated that by garnering back-to-back honors as champion male sprinter of 1990 and 1991. An oddity, though, is that he was able to earn the title both years without the benefit of winning the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. Read More...

Hall of Fame: ‘Poor-man’s jockey’ Borel leads this year’s inductees

DRF | 1 year ago
Calvin Borel will be inducted into racing’s Hall of Fame Friday because of a resume that includes more than 5,000 wins and three victories in the Kentucky Derby. But it is something else that makes Borel a Hall of Famer in the eyes of his contemporaries. Read More...

Hall of Fame: ‘Poor-man’s jockey’ Borel leads this year’s inductees

DRF | 1 year ago
Calvin Borel will be inducted into racing’s Hall of Fame Friday because of a rèsumè that includes more than 5,000 wins and three victories in the Kentucky Derby. But it is something else that makes Borel a Hall of Famer in the eyes of his contemporaries. Read More...

DRF Breeding: Lure, Housebuster, and Invasor sire analysis

DRF | 1 year ago
Although two of the three newly inducted horses into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame who went on to stud careers failed to make a major commercial impact, both Housebuster and Lure—whose own breeding career was truncated by fertility issues—have produced Grade/Group 1 winners and successful sons at stud. Read More...

Racing Hall of Fame names Calvin Borel, Chris Antley among 10 finalists

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman 0 Barbara D. LivingstonKentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was one of five riders listed as Hall of Fame finalists for ... Read More...

Jerardi: Casting Hall of Fame ballot in show of support for Bob Levy

DRF | 3 years ago
I keep staring at my Hall of Fame ballot, not quite sure what to do. The 10 horses, trainers, and jockeys are all quite deserving. The rules say I can vote for all 10 or any of the 10.Obviously, if I vote for all 10, I am actually not voting at all. So... Read More...

Amazombie Set for San Carlos Stakes

Benoit photo The Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner begins his trek to another title against five foes on Saturday at Santa Anita Amazombie, last year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) and Eclipse Award champion, is slated to make his seasonal bow on Saturday... Read More...