Author Archives: Jessica Chapel

Returning Champions

When two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan makes his 2014 return at Keeneland today, he’ll do so at short odds. The public likes returning champions, and for good reason: They’re good bets.

Published on April 11, 2014 by Jessica Chapel
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After the Race

Two hours after winning the Belmont Stakes, Summer Bird was in his stall, taking in the small crowd gathered to admire him.

Published on June 7, 2009 by Jessica Chapel
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2009 Belmont Day

6:55 p.m. update: 11-1 Summer Bird wins the Belmont Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths. Dunkirk is second, favored Mine That Bird third.

Published on June 6, 2009 by Jessica Chapel
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