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  • Question of the Day: Who is going to win the Kentucky Derby?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times Anyone who thinks they have......
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour' on HBO

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 8 - 14 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Jim Murray, May 8, 1961

     
    May 8, 1961: I was rooting hard for old John Longden on Saturday. You knew it was his last long ride around Churchill Downs. John has won races under all kinds of conditions, including three at Jamaica one day when......
  • Jockey Michael Baze, found dead in car, was facing cocaine charge [Updated]

     
    Michael Baze, the 24-year-old Southern California jockey found dead in his vehicle Tuesday at Churchill Downs, had been charged with first-degree possession of cocaine in November and was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Thursday, according to court...
  • Question of the day: Who will win the Preakness? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times The best horse in the Preakness is......
  • Village board backs slots at racetrack

     
    The Arlington Heights Village Board has informally adopted a measure endorsing slot machines at Arlington Park. As a result of the unexpected development Monday night, …...
  • Sighting: Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon at Hub 51

     
    Warren Moon arrives at the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on May 1, 2010. (Charles Bertram/Lexington Herald-Leader) Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon and his goddaughter dined at Hub 51 on Friday. The staff said Moon was...
  • Question of the day: If Zenyatta wins on Saturday, should she be considered the greatest horse of all time? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times All debate should end over who......
  • Zenyatta has final tuneup for Breeders' Cup Classic

     
    Unbeaten Zenyatta had a final tuneup Saturday at Hollywood Park in preparation for the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs, going six furlongs in 1:11 4/5 seconds. Zenyatta, who has won all 19 of her starts,......
  • Arlington Park president resigns

     
    Roy Arnold resigned as president of Arlington Park, citing his desire to his desire to “explore new challenges and opportunities,” track officials announced Monday. “I …...
  • Zenyatta continues her perfect run with Lady's Secret Stakes victory at Hollywood Park

     
    Zenyatta’s pursuit of perfection continued on Saturday, and the 6-year-old mare responded by winning her 19th consecutive race in taking the Grade I $250,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes as she ran down Switch in the homestretch to win by half a......
  • Vacationing with elderly parents can bring unexpected pleasures

     
    While many people might think of a vacation as time to get away from family, there are many reasons to take a vacation with elderly parents, including bridging a generation gap. Rosemary McClure tried it. And liked it. And wrote about it in her It's All...