| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:58 AM
“If you come here at 6:30 every morning, after you leave, you will always have a good day.”
I was chatting with a young jockey named Kevin Krigger. We were seated in the stands at Clocker's Corner in Santa Anita Park. Clocker's is one of...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Over at the Frontrunner at Santa Anita Park, we were all rooting for Goldencents. His jockey, Kevin Krigger, and trainer, Doug O'Neill, are local favorites.
It was raining at Churchill Downs. We could see the rain on the big screen. The track was muddy....
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...
| May 11, 2013
With its announcement Thursday, Hollywood Park did little to refute the theory that horse racing is a sport in need of hospice.
They raced at the Inglewood track Friday, but it wasn't business as usual. Nor will it be the rest of this meeting and the...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:25 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With nary a thought to Hamlet, trainer Bob Baffert is currently suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.
In his current situation, and in a world where oft-misinformed social media stirs the rumor pot to a boil,...
| May 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another is being moved to Pimlico on Monday (May 7). Is this because of the body found outside Churchill Downs?...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:26 PM
I've never been a big fan of mint juleps, but I love the Kentucky Derby. Since this year's Derby is being run on Cinco de Mayo, I think racing fans will be excused if they substitute tequila for bourbon. But......
| May 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The 138th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 5, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Bodemeister, Creative Cause,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:04 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A restaurateur accused of poisoning his former girlfriend to cause her to miscarry their child is free on bail.
Joshua Woodward, 40, an investor in Los Angeles and Miami restaurants including the old Table 8, has pleaded not...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:58 PM
From "the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" to "the Greatest Spectacle in Racing," Marisela Burgos joined FOX 59 as a General Assignment News Reporter in May 2011. She didn't travel too far to move here, just South on 65 in Louisville, KY.
| Oct 28, 2012
The 28 years of horse racing's traveling carnival, also known as the Breeders' Cup, have been a tale of more than two cities; 10, actually, if you count Los Angeles and New York twice each for their separate participating tracks.
The history of this...
| Oct 30, 2012
Santa Anita's Great Race Place, with lots of workers and media on hand Monday, was abuzz. Down the street a couple of blocks, having lunch and itching to get to this weekend's Breeders' Cup, jockey Mike Smith was aglow.
"Boy, I'm mounted well," he said....