| May 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Horse racing, the most unpredictable of sports, had the most predictable of endings when California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
It’s unusual for the favorite to win horse racing’s...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:34 AM
El ejemplar California Chrome confirmó su favoritismo y ganó este sábado la 140ª edición del Kentucky Derby, primera parada de la Triple Corona de la hípica estadounidense.
El potro castaño, montado por el mexicano Víctor Espinoza, sacó casi tres...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
California Chrome and trainer Art Sherman are going their separate ways this week.
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, will remain at Churchill Downs in Louisville until he is shipped to Baltimore next Monday in preparation...
| Feb 24, 2014
REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:15 AM
There are a lot of Hall of Famers involved with Game On Dude, installed on Monday as the 8-5 morning-line favorite and set to run from post position No. 9 in Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita.
There's Hall of Fame trainer Bob...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Directors Guild of America has selected Lee Blaine as the recipient of its Frank Capra award and Vince DeDario for the Franklin J. Schaffner award.
The duo will be honored at the 66th Annual DGA Awards on Jan. 25 at the Century Plaza.
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Candace Parker had a blast in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East on Saturday at Uncasville, Conn., and earn MVP honors.
The Sparks star was voted a starter for the 2011 game, but she...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Kentucky Derby 2013 TV schedule includes more than 14 hours of coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network, plus Derby week programs on NBCUniversal cable networks. The 139th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 4, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Belmont Stakes 2013 date, time and TV channel: NBC Sports has over six hours of coverage of the Belmont Stakes June 7-8 from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby Orb won't be racing for an elusive Triple Crown at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., for...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:42 PM
NEW KENT — It didn't take Gary Contessa long to fall for Rydilluc. In horse racing terms, it was the closest representation you'll find of love-at-first-sight.
Contessa has been a New York-based horse trainer for more than three decades. He has...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Air Support returns to Colonial Downs this week, he'll be back on a turf surface where he has helped lined the pockets of his owner Stuart Janney and trainer Shug McGaughey.
Nearly half of Air Support's healthy career winnings have come from two...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:37 PM
In a perfect world, Tyler Picklesimer would love to run thoroughbreds at Colonial Downs throughout the spring and summer, but horse racing in the modern era is far from a model business venture.
To survive, tracks have had to get creative with how...