HORSE racing's Triple Crown will look different this year from start to finish.The Belmont Stakes will be run before the Kentucky Derby and Preakness for the first time and take place at a shorter distance. It will lead off ...
May 20, 2020
SECRETARIAT won a virtual Kentucky Derby against 12 fellow Triple Crown winners, 47 years after the chestnut colt won the real race at Churchill Downs.The 1 1/4-mile race featuring computer-generated imagery was held on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), ...
May 3, 2020
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Secretariat is the early 7-2 favorite for this weekend's virtual Kentucky Derby, an animated race between all 13 Triple Crown winners on the day the Derby would have been held before the coronavirus pandemic postponed it.The ...
Apr 30, 2020
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
NEW YORK - Sir Winston provided a perfect finish to a crazy Triple Crown.After a disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and a runaway horse in the Preakness, of course the Belmont Stakes goes to a 10-1 long shot.Sir Winston captured ...
Jun 9, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS - McLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the Formula One champion told the team he was uncomfortable replacing a driver who had earned a spot in the race.Alonso, with McLaren, failed to qualify for ...
May 21, 2019
BALTIMORE - Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.Since he was a child, ...
May 19, 2019
AFTER being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness because of illness, ending any chance of a Triple Crown this year.Trainer Bill Mott said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) the long ...
May 8, 2019
BALTIMORE - Baltimore has ratcheted up a bitter dispute with the owners of a historic racetrack in an effort to seize a nearly 150-year-old course and block the move of one of America's premier horse races out of the ...
Mar 21, 2019
ARCADIA, California - Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza has returned to exercising horses at Santa Anita for the first time since being seriously injured in a training accident last summer.The 46-year-old rider was aboard St. Joe Bay for trainer ...
Jan 6, 2019
TRIPLE Crown winner Justify was retired from racing on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) because of fluid in his left front ankle.Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify's owners said caution over the horse's ankle condition made it impossible to ...
Jul 26, 2018
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
NEW YORK - Triple Crown winner Justify will get a well-deserved break and then race again this year, although no date or location has been targeted yet after the colt came out of his Belmont Stakes victory in good condition.Elliott Walden ...
Jun 11, 2018
NEW YORK - Bob Baffert has done everything he can with Justify. Now, it's up to the undefeated colt and some racing luck to add his name to a revered list of Triple Crown winners.The chestnut colt with the blaze ...
Jun 9, 2018
NEW YORK - Walking into Belmont Park is like old home week for Mike Smith.The jockey knows the vast track with its sweeping turns like the back of his hand. Fans who remember him from his successful years riding the New York ...
Jun 8, 2018
BOB Baffert misses the simple pleasure of watching American Pharoah breeze.On the verge of his second Triple Crown with Justify, the Hall of Fame trainer is quick to recall his admiration for his first history-making superhorse."I've never ...
Jun 5, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has completed a half-mile workout at Churchill Downs in preparation for his Triple Crown bid next month.The 3-year-old colt covered the distance in 46.80 seconds on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila ...
May 30, 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
BALTIMORE - Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and keep alive the chance for trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple Crown ...
May 20, 2018
SEPFOURTEEN eyes to move closer of completing a sweep of the local Triple Crown series as the champion horse is fancied anew to win the second leg of the major racing event this Sunday at the Saddle & Clubs Leisure Park in Naic, ...
Jun 13, 2017
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