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Assault was one of my favorite stories when I was growing up, just how this plucky little horse managed to overcome such an awful injury while becoming one of the hallowed Triple Crown winners.
Hoop Jr., named after owner Fred W. Hooper’s son, Fred Jr., won the 1945 Kentucky Derby on the latest date that it’s ever been run.
Pensive became the second of eight Kentucky Derby winners to be bred and owned by Calumet Farm