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“I’ll be right back.” And with that, he handed me the lead rope attached to the halter of Secretariat, perhaps the greatest racehorse of all time, winner of the Triple Crown in 1973.

Triple Crown winners, like Secretariat, Affirmed and Seattle Slew, are revered. If you’re open-minded however, watch the Kentucky Derby this year. Hold on to your gnocchi!

Rick Steves

Co-Executive Director, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Jack Choros

Let’s be honest, for most people, horse racing will always be a niche, exclusive sport. We went again the following year to majestic Belmont Park and every year after that for the next 15 years to see the Belmont Stakes. But it’s not just whether you think you deserve the top job, it’s whether your board of directors thinks you deserve it.

Author of European travel guidebooks and host of travel shows on public television and public radio

A woman steps into the spotlight.

Hold on to your gnocchi — it’s …

Horse racing represents the two things I hate most: animal abuse and rich white people celebrating. Kentucky’s native spirit, bourbon, is proudly boosted around the region.

Rattling around late at night in an empty Siena, I found myself curbside at the craziest horse race in the world, the Palio. For him, there is no “one” subject that he photographs; he chooses to shoot what he sees.

Siena’s Palio is one of the most difficult and ancient bareback horse races in the world with origins dating back centuries. Held annually in July and August, it attracts thousands of Italians and foreign visitors.

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Carey Beth Elder

Photographer, writer, philanthropist, retired hedge fund manager

Author of European travel guidebooks and host of travel shows on public television and public radio

My wife Liz and I knew nothing about horse racing at the time, but in our minds, we thought, why not? We soon learned that the owners had undersold the ability of the horse, he was more than “pretty good.”

“Here, hold the horse,” said the aging groom. The city by that name is well worth visiting, but it is in the surrounding hillsides that you find the soul of the place, especially between April and October. I even saw Secretariat win the Triple Crown, the Holy Grail of horse racing.

Rick Steves

Danny Katz

Ian Spanier

The prized derby is this weekend in Churchill Downs and hat makers everywhere are having their yearly rush. An eager crowd watches in awe as she proceeds to swallow roughly a foot-and-a…

Steve Wilson

Jay Scott

John Mariani. The Kentucky Derby brings the best horses …

Edward VII once described Goodwood as “a garden party with racing tacked on,” and he wasn’t far from right (the king was a frequent guest).

CEO of 21c Museum Hotel, Hermitage Grand Gala host, passionate contemporary art collector/world traveler, avid combined driving competitor

Award-Winning photographer/author, in LA from NY. You just might begin to understand why the rich, famous and enlightened love it.

Publisher of “Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet Newsletter” and award-winning author

I saw my first Belmont Stakes in 1972 when Riva Ridge prevailed by seven lengths. Nevertheless, congratulations to American Pharoah on winning the equestrian Triple Crown.

If it’s springtime in America, there are few places lovelier to be than Lexington, Kentucky. Queso lover, Auburn Tiger, Southern by nature, San Francisco by nurture.

At some point, virtually every ambitious executive asks this question. According to a recent global study a remarkable 87% of managers aspire to the corner office. This year is no different, the Millennials have taken American Pharoah as their own on his trip to win the Triple Crown.

Felix Francis is the son of the late Dick Francis, who was the bestselling author of more than 40 mystery novels.

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