| Jan 30, 2008
The image of Barbaro blazing down the stretch at Churchill Downs, all four hooves off the ground as the powerful bay colt crushed the field in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, is seared in Roy Jackson's memory.
It's the way Jackson prefers to think of Barbaro,...
| Mar 24, 2009
Lil E. Tee, who upset heavily favored Arazi to win the 1992 Kentucky Derby, has died. He was 20. The horse was euthanized Wednesday at Old Frankfort Stud in Lexington, Ky. Farm owner Jim Plemmons said the horse fell ill last month after an operation to...
| May 17, 1998
On a day when Pimlico turned surreal, Real Quiet, the crooked-legged horse nicknamed "The Fish," unleashed a run toward history.After a power outage crippled Pimlico, creating bizarre scenes that will long live in memory, Real Quiet ran down Victory...
| May 19, 1991
With a race as brilliant as his Kentucky Derby effort was bad, Hansel gained a dramatic measure of redemption with a seven-length victory in the 116th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course yesterday. Ridden by Jerry Bailey, the 9-1 shot cruised to the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in:
Reduced rate for solo cruisers
Azamara Club Cruises’ is featuring a reduced single supplement program that offers 125 percent of the double occupancy fare for guests...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:37 PM
By Natalie Harrison
NEW YORK, Dec 16 (IFR) - Four high-yield issuers priced
drive-by deals on Monday, with just a couple of more days
realistically left for issuance this year before the holiday
season kicks in.
Of note in today's deals was the high...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:35 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Chestnut legs determinedly churned the way they have all during one of the great second-half bloomings in recent seasons, but never as impressively as when next to one of the nation's leading older horses in the Churchill Downs stretch...
| Nov 21, 2013
It appears a drastic reduction in 2014 Illinois racing dates will be avoided.
A statement from Glen Berman, executive director of the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, said his organization and those representing other horsemen had reached an...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Game On Dude has yet to shake the stigma of repeatedly coming up short in the Breeders' Cup Classic, but the multiple Grade I winner is well-versed in rebounding from such disappointment.
The 6-year-old gelding will aim to continue that trend in Friday's...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:13 PM
With only seven horses racing and Seattle Slew the clear favorite, many of the 68,000 people at Hollywood Park thought they had a sure bet picking him to finish among the top three.
Yet, few cheers boomed out for Seattle Slew at the finish line that...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Most people think next weekend's horse racing extravaganza at Santa Anita is the Breeders' Cup. It's actually the Mike and Gary Show.
They are Mike Smith and Gary Stevens, the Peyton Manning and Tom Brady of their sport. They are long in experience...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
For gamblers, this weekend's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita offer the most challenging but potentially the most lucrative betting opportunities of the year.
"It's high risk but also high reward," Daily Racing Form national...