ARCADIA, California - Vino Rosso won the $6 million Classic at the Breeders' Cup by 4 1/4 lengths, upsetting 5-2 favorite McKinzie in a race marred by a "serious" injury to a 15-1 long shot on Saturday night (Sunday, ...
Nov 3, 2019
NEW YORK - The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby.The newspaper reported on Wednesday that Bob Baffert- ...
Sep 12, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - A female jockey died on Saturday during a race at a track in Darwin, the second rider to die on consecutive days in Australia.Melanie Tyndall, 32, who was also a police officer, had been riding at the Fannie Bay ...
Sep 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES - The Breeders' Cup will remain at Santa Anita this fall after 30 horses died during the Southern California track's recent meet.The board of directors unanimously decided to keep the two-day world championships at the Arcadia ...
Jun 28, 2019
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Jockey Luis Saez was suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse's historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.The decision by the Kentucky stewards was announced by ...
May 14, 2019
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country ...
May 5, 2019
Victor Espinoza suffers a neck injury after being thrown off a horse.DEL MAR, California - Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was riding at Del Mar racetrack collapsed during training and died.Racetrack officials say Bobby Abu Dhabi suffered ...
Jul 23, 2018
BOB Baffert has a good feeling about Justify's chances of winning the final leg of the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes.The famed horse trainer appeared on the "PodcastOne Sports Now" show to talk to co-hosts Jim Litke ...
May 23, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - After five relatively easy victories, Monomoy Girl proved it could also handle challenges in the Kentucky Oaks.The filly first overcame an outside post start before gutting out a close win to maintain its hot start.Monomoy Girl took charge ...
May 5, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Gronkowski won't run in the Kentucky Derby because of a slight infection that will keep the England-based colt from traveling to the United States.Tom Ludt, who oversees Phoenix Thoroughbreds' international operations, says Gronkowski spiked a ...
Apr 24, 2018
ARCADIA, California - Arrogate overhauled 4-5 favorite California Chrome in the final 100 yards to win the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday.It was California Chrome's first loss in seven starts this year; Arrogate won his fifth ...
Nov 6, 2016
BALTIMORE - Let it rain again on the Preakness. Team Nyquist doesn't seem concerned.A driving rainstorm didn't faze American Pharoah as he splashed his way to victory in the second leg of the Triple Crown last year, and ...
May 21, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Go ahead and pity Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist. He has the unenviable task of following in the hoof prints of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, and so far isn't getting the respect expected for the only undefeated horse ...
May 7, 2016
VERSAILLES, Kentucky - American Pharoah is led out of his stone palace of a barn, head up, eyes alert, a little heavier these days but still pretty well sculpted. In a few minutes, the champion will be walked over to the breeding shed, ...
May 7, 2016
NEW YORK - In just over an hour, in three races from coast to coast, the field for the Kentucky Derby mostly came into focus.Outwork is in. So are Brody's Cause and Exaggerator."Anytime you've won one of ...
Apr 11, 2016
NEW YORK - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah set a single-season earnings record at nearly US$8.3 million for a memorable year in which he ended his career with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic.Other year-end earnings ...
Jan 2, 2016
MELBOURNE, Australia - Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday when she rode the 100-1 outsider Prince of Penzance to victory in Australia's richest horse race.Payne pushed the six-year-old Prince ...
Nov 3, 2015
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Triple Crown champion American Pharoah took charge out of the gate, winning the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 6-1/2 lengths on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in his final race before retirement.The 3-year-old colt ...
Nov 1, 2015
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert believes he has done everything possible to bring American Pharoah into his final race in peak form.Now it's up to the Triple Crown winner to deliver a final dynamic performance in ...
Oct 31, 2015
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Triple Crown champion American Pharoah was made the early 6-5 favorite on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) in a field of 10 for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, the last race of his career.The colt will break ...
Oct 27, 2015
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