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By Susan Salk on January 13, 2012
Barreling down the Churchill Downs backstretch like the storybook stallion of childhood fantasies thundered a large black Thoroughbred with bright blaze; his head tucked, legs flying above the earth. And standing at the rail was Kristin Leason and her friends; they were excitedly awaiting the spectacle of Calvin Borel riding millionaire racehorse Brass Hat. They had come to meet the famous racehorse and watch his morning workout by the masterful jockey who won three Kentucky Derbies. But who was this Thoroughbred? Quickly snapping a picture that framed the animal mid-stride, Leason captured his hind legs pushing his front off the ground, […]