| May 28, 2014
| 4:52 AM
They have seen enough, too. They have watched 12 horses since 1979, including eight since 1997, win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness only to fail to close the deal at the Belmont Stakes. They, too, are pulling for California Chrome to end the 36-year...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A day after California Chrome won the Preakness, his trainer raised the startling possibility that he might not try for the Triple Crown because of New York rules barring a nasal adhesive strip the colt has used in recent races.
If California Chrome...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:31 PM
In 20 years as regular purchasers of thoroughbred talent, Ken and Sarah Ramsey have been frugal enough to keep from spending money on the expensive, hot name of the moment. They've figured out how to identify a good deal.
With a win Saturday in the...
| 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...