Steve Haskin

Steve Haskin is Senior Contributor to The Blood-Horse magazine, sister publication to The Horse.

Articles by Steve Haskin

Birdstone Retired After Suffering Fracture

Marylou Whitney's Birdstone, winner of the Belmont (gr. I) and Travers Stakes (gr. I) this year, has been retired after a radiograph taken Nov. 2 revealed a medial chip in the colt's left front long pastern bone (P1).

The son of Read More

Surgery on The Cliff's Edge Deemed Successful

Robert LaPenta's The Cliff's Edge, who suffered a fracture of the right front fetlock during the running of the Oct. 2 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) at Belmont, underwent successful surgery the morning of Oct. 4 at the New Jersey Equine Read More

Seabiscuit Star Stevens Released from Hospital; Sidelined for a Month

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who miraculously escaped serious injury after being thrown by Storming Home a stride from the wire in the Arlington Million on Saturday, was released from Northwest Community Hospital yesterday in good Read More

No Kentucky Derby for Injured Vindication; May Return for Travers, Breeders' Cup

Padua Stables' Vindication, champion 2-year-old of 2002 and early favorite for the Kentucky Derby, has been taken off the Derby trail due to an injury to his left front suspensory.

The son of Seattle Slew had been battling a slight foot Read More