William Leggett

William Leggett

All William Leggett Stories

Jan 30, 1984

Good to see you back, Steve

After wowing 'em in England, Steve Cauthen is wintering at Santa Anita

Oct 24, 1983

A win for Devil's advocates

Devil's Bag galloped on toward 1983 honors—but so did Slew O' Gold

Sep 26, 1983

Winning Was No Skin Off His Back

A mysterious skin rash didn't keep Kentucky Derby victor Sunny's Halo from shining in another big race, Super Derby IV

May 30, 1983

There's no place like home

Maryland-bred Deputed Testamony won a highly medicated Preakness

May 28, 1984

The Masked Marvel Of The Racetrack

Gate Dancer, the colt who sports purple earmuffs, triumphed in the 109th Preakness at a record clip

Apr 25, 1983

Billy Ball: four runs, four hits

And, so far, no errors for this undefeated 3-year-old with Derby dreams

Nov 21, 1983

All Along is all alone

A filly wins the International—and now stands atop the horse world

Apr 22, 1985

Back In A Blaze Of Glory

Destroyed by fire, New Jersey's Garden State Park has been lavishly rebuilt by bustling Robert Brennan

Oct 17, 1983

He's at the head of his class

Devil's Bag just might be the finest 2-year-old colt since Secretariat

Jul 30, 1984

This was his crowning achievement

Fit to Fight won the Brooklyn and the rare Handicap Triple Crown

Aug 22, 1983

All grownup, places to go

Late-bloomer Play Fellow wasn't late to the finish in the Travers

Jun 25, 1984

Suddenly a young champion is gone

Just eight days after his great Belmont victory, Swale, the top 3-year-old in the country, fell dead

Aug 21, 1978


Seattle Slew won at Saratoga. So did Affirmed. The real news is that now they are heading for a historic showdown in September

Apr 30, 1979


With his victory in the Wood, his third in a row at Aqueduct, Instrument Landing proved that he could fly on his favorite track

Nov 10, 1980

I got the horse right here

So boasted every contestant in the $50,000 World Series of Handicapping, as the country's top horseplayers raced neck-and-neck to the wire in a battle of the egos