Stories tagged: horse racing
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Arrogate’s time in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup has been changed, and now is a Gulfstream Park track record. The correction to the time was revealed Friday, after the …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Arrogate has beaten California Chrome again, winning the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on Saturday in his rival’s last race before retirement. Arrogate went to the front near the head …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Ann Arbor Eddie wore down 9-5 favorite California Diamond to win the $250,000 California Cup Derby by a half-length Saturday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Ann Arbor Eddie …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
California Chrome is the Horse of the Year, Arrogate just got crowned World’s Greatest Racehorse. Call it a tie, for now – one that will be broken when they meet …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
The fight over Idaho’s faltering horse racing industry is building into a face-off between the Legislature and the governor’s office.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 4 a.m.
Always B Miki, the fastest pacer of all time, is harness racing’s Horse of the Year.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
A New Zealand jockey has died after a two-horse fall at a race meeting on Sunday which was attended by two of her children. Rebecca Black, a 39-year-old mother of …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
State auditors say the Idaho Racing Commission broke the law when it distributed funds collected from now-defunct historical horse racing betting terminals.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:30 a.m.
Da Wildcat Girl rallied from last in a 14-1 upset Sunday in the $67,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
The Idaho Racing Commission is scrambling to avoid a funding crisis after its primary revenue source evaporated earlier this year with the closing of the largest horse racing track in …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Highway Star rallied four wide Sunday to capture the $125,000 New York Stallion Stakes for fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Zindaya split horses turning for home and surged over the final three-sixteenths of a mile to win the $200,000 Goldikova Stakes by a half-length Sunday on closing day of Santa …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
California Chrome lost the Breeders’ Cup Classic by a half-length, but the 5-year-old remains the favorite to win Horse of the Year honors despite his lone defeat in seven races …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Evidently charged up the rail to pull a 13-1 upset Sunday in the $200,000 Long Island Handicap for fillies and mares on the turf at Aqueduct.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
Arrogate overhauled 4-5 favorite California Chrome in the final 100 yards to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
Beholder edged Songbird by a nose to win the $2 million Distaff on opening day of the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, handing the 3-year-old filly her first loss in …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Thoroughbred racing’s richest horse was ready to relax. Having just come off the track from a morning gallop in preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, California Chrome rolled around in …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
The ride is far from over for Mike Smith, even at age 51.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Extended Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has received a four-year extension on his contract, which now runs through the 2022-23 season. Turgeon enters his sixth season at the school with a …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Phil Kessel’s power-play goal in the second-period stood as the game-winner in the host Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Horses provided most of the thrills at the Interstate Fair. First, Spokane’s polo team rode hard against the North Fork team, although it came …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
California Chrome won the $1 million Pacific Classic by five lengths on Saturday at Del Mar for his 14th victory in 23 career starts.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Miguel Angel Jimenez was back on top on a Saturday, this time in the U.S. Senior Open at difficult Scioto County Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Trainer John Shirreffs took a year-and-a-half to meticulously prepare the filly Zenyatta for a debut late in her 3-year-old season in 2007. She proved to be worth the wait.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Daniel Berger shot an 8-under par 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Sun., July 31, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Exaggerator has done it again, taking charge in the stretch and beating Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women’s British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn (England) Golf Club.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
Tina Charles scored 17 points and Maya Moore added 13 to help the U.S. women’s basketball team beat France 84-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game in Newark, Delaware.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Michael Matthews profited from the work of his teammates Tuesday to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish after a long breakaway.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez won four races, including both $100,000 stakes on the Independence Day card at Belmont Park.