From the October 2014 magazine, here is our feature on unlikely Arlington Hero Hardest Core. He flies to Santa Anita Tuesday for a chance at glory in the Breeders' Cup. By Joe Clancy. Photos by Anne Litz.
Almost a month after winning the Arlington Million-G1, Hardest Core walked out of the Pennsylvania barn he calls home. It was time to go to work after two hours of turnout and some quiet time in the stone barn snugged up to a Chester County hillside not far from the steel mills of Coatesville but a long way from any racetrack. Read more.
Hardest Core put in his final gallop on the farm Sunday, October 26.