In 2003, Oaklawn trainer Robert Holthus described Charles Cella, who had worked in Oaklawn's backstretch
as a teenager, as "probably a horseman first and a track owner second.
It was windy on the backstretch
, but it's always windy on the backstretch
Stable Views: Life in the Backstretch
of the Thoroughbred Racetrack" was at Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY, through June 2015.
Winner of the last two Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classics, the five-year-old daughter of Empire Maker took the lead on the backstretch
under Mike Smith and drew away for an easy victory at odds of 2-5.
Instead of spending the hour on the sanctioned route, she changed course and happened upon the backstretch
81 trucks got tangled down the backstretch
and Karthikeyan eluded disaster as he narrowly missed the No.
Racing in lane four, Bolt established a commanding lead down the backstretch
, then cruised to the fastest 400 metres run at the six-year-old meeting.
Ridden by Gerry Olguin, Lethal Heat was fifth on the backstretch
and second coming into the homestretch, passing early leader Peisinoe and holding off a rally from P.
This was likely the cause of a major outbreak of the intestinal disease shigellosis on the backstretch
Brack and Scheckter touched wheels on the backstretch
on lap 189.
Automotive advertising started the year with a roar, then faded down the backstretch
of the first quarter when the war started.
He made that move down the backstretch
a little too soon.