Stories tagged: horse racing
Sat., April 15, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Two-year-old champion Classic Empire recovered from a poor performance his last time out and locked up a Kentucky Derby bid Saturday with a come-from-well-behind win in the $1 million Arkansas …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
It’s almost like old times for John Shirreffs and Jerry Moss. The trainer and the Rock `n Roll Hall of Fame member are headed back to the Kentucky Derby together. …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Off since Feb. 11 because of an ankle injury, McCraken returns to work as the 7-5 favorite in the Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland. The unbeaten colt has …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
The Scudamore family is looking to end 58 years of frustration in the Grand National Steeplechase. Michael Scudamore won the famous race in 1959 aboard Oxo but victory has eluded …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Todd Pletcher has sent more horses to the Kentucky Derby than almost anyone.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Arrogate showed his class again in the Dubai World Cup as he came from last place after a delay out of the stalls to win by an impressive two and …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Mark Moran found himself in the
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.