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A year to remember with American Pharoah

The racing world received a gift in 2015 – a gift by the name of American Pharoah. This extremely talented colt fulfilled the promise he showed as a champion two-year-old, becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. And contrary to what many people expected, this new Triple Crown winner wasn’t retired immediately following the Belmont Stakes. In fact, he made three more starts, which when combined with public appearances, further endeared him to both racing fans and cynical industry insiders.

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The incredible 3-year-olds of 2014

Shared Belief, California Chrome, Bayern, Tonalist, Untapable ... an abundance of talent is the hallmark of these and many more foals of 2011. And perhaps the most remarkable thing is that many of them remain in training this year.

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Magnificence on the wing

I’ve been a life-long admirer of horses – if it has four legs, a mane and tail, and whinnies, I’m enthralled. As a photographer, horses have been my primary subjects for nearly 30 years, and I’m always in awe of their presence. That said, I’ve been expanding my photographic experiences to include other things. Hot air balloons are another passion, along with wildlife. Almost 10 years ago, I went to Antarctica and was thrilled by the penguins, albatross and other birds and animals. This coming July, I’ll be heading to the opposite end of the globe, to Svalbard in the Arctic, in search of an entirely different kind of wildlife, including polar bears.

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