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  • Three different horses win the Triple Crown races

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens really thought this was going to be the year. "The way Orb won the Kentucky Derby, I thought we'd have another Triple Crown winner," he told me in a lengthy interview for a story that ran in Saturday's L.A. Times. Of...
  • Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow

    Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow
    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who at age 50 came out of retirement earlier this year, led Oxbow to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:57.54 and a big upset of Kentucky Derby winner Orb today in the 138th Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Stevens is the...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz

    PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz
    Bill Harmatz, 79, a thoroughbred jockey who rode Royal Orbit to victory in the 1959 Preakness Stakes, died Thursday at his home in the San Diego County city of Vista, his daughter Sue Harmatz said. He had cancer. Harmatz began racing professionally at...
  • Secretariat movie will invoke special memories for everyone

     
    There are moments in sports history never to be forgotten, and one of those is Secretariat’s 31-length triumph in the 1973 Belmont Stakes. The Walt Disney Co. is releasing its new film, “Secretariat,” on Oct. 8, which tells the story......
  • Ticket photo of the week: A Secretariat spinoff

     
    Secretariat, the most famous race horse of modern times, had a grandson. This is him. He's not famous. But he is funny....
  • Frank Sinatra tune gets nod over Jay-Z anthem for 2011 Belmont Stakes

     
    Katy Perry's "California Gurls" is pretty modern and hip, but chances are it will never replace Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." as the unofficial theme song at pretty much every sporting event around here. Perhaps the folks at Belmont Park......
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'A Crush on You' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 12 - 18 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 12 - 18 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Ruler on Ice wins 2011 Belmont Stakes

     
    It was the first time in six years that the Kentucky Derby winner (Animal Kingdom) and Preakness Stakes winner (Shackleford) faced off for the third leg of the Triple Crown races, but Ruler on Ice came out of nowhere to take the title at the 2011...
  • Did a side bet lead to horse racing's first American Triple Crown winner?

     
    HORSE RACING LEGEND: A side bet inadvertently led to the first American Triple Crown winner in horse racing history. Due to his being a character on the popular HBO program, Boardwalk Empire, early 20th Century mobster Arnold Rothstein has become......
  • Decoding 'Luck': Flirting with horses -- and disaster

     
    In this recap of epsiode 4 of HBO's "Luck," jockeys have sex, gamblers handicap the horses and Ace Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) tries to make a deal...
  • 2012 Preakness Stakes TV schedule on NBC

     
    2012 Preakness Stakes TV schedule on NBC and NBC Sports Network. The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the 137th Preakness Stakes, takes place Saturday, May 19, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another...
  • A novice’s guide to watching the Belmont Stakes on TV

     
    It's probably safe to assume that many people tuning into NBC's coverage of the Belmont Stakes Saturday have watched little to no horseracing in the past. But that will be the case Saturday as millions of viewers will turn to their TVs to see if I'll Have...