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  • Breeders' Cup to return to Santa Anita in 2012

     
    The Breeders’ Cup will hold a luncheon Wednesday at L.A. Live to confirm one of the worst-kept secrets in horse racing in recent years -- that the 2012 Breeders’ Cup will be held at Santa Anita. This year’s Breeders’ Cup......
  • HBO's 'Luck' canceled because racing deaths unacceptable

     
    HBO's 'Luck' was cancelled because few watch real horse racing anymore and Americans can't tolerate the death of the horses...
  • Decoding 'Luck': Sex, death and horses

     
    Living with a jockey, it turns out, is just as bad as living with a gambler. Leon and Rosie are in bed in this episode of "Luck," but all she can think about is Gettn’up Morning, and whether Walter will let her keep riding the horse once Ronnie...
  • Free $2 bets offered on Breeders' Cup day

     
    The Breeders' Cup has started a promotion with 17 racetracks around the country giving fans who register online a betting voucher worth at least $2 to be used at a participating track on Nov. 5. The voucher could be worth......
  • Grace Hall makes a run

     
    Tune into the Breeder’s Cup Juvenile Fillies Race on ESPN2 at 6:10 p.m. today to see Grace Hall make her run for glory at legendary Churchill Downs in Lexington, Ky. Grace Hall is a two-year-old partially owned by Lehigh wrestling......
  • Slugging away in Louisville on the first stop of a busy Saturday

     
    I missed my radio show on Saturday morning and I trust that Roger Pence did a fantastic job in my absence as the "Ultimate Road Trip" with the Lehigh Valley Yankee Fan Club reached day No. 3 and we covere five different states. I have to admit, I didn't...
  • Could lights be right for Indy?

    Could lights be right for Indy?
    It seems that Churchill Downs has recently gotten some lights, and has already had a few test runs with night racing during a few summer nights in 2009. Though the track denies that it could happen right now, it does present the possibility that a...
  • Green River Ordinance: Adding spice to Salt Lake City

    Green River Ordinance: Adding spice to Salt Lake City
    I'll tell you what Salt Lake City doesn't need! Pepper! That place is full of spice!   I recently went there and had a blast.   The city is very beautiful, and unlike most, it is surrounded by beautiful mountains. I was so inspired walking around...
  • Green River Ordinance: Loving The Windy City

    Green River Ordinance: Loving The Windy City
    I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...
  • Green River Ordinance: Josh's Birthday in Houston

    Green River Ordinance: Josh's Birthday in Houston
    Houston was more redemptive this time around. The traffic was not nearly as bad and the humidity decided to take a break. We have a lot of good friends in Houston so we got to experience a bit more in the city than we normally do. We had a great radio...
  • Auburn's Cam Newton at center of more allegations

    Auburn's Cam Newton at center of more allegations
    The Auburn Tigers found themselves defending quarterback Cam Newton for the second time in five days, this time sticking up for the Heisman hopeful against allegations of academic cheating when he was at Florida. In addition, ESPN reported on its website...
  • Down and dirty in the Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on what it takes to win

    Crowd, stamina, distance. Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown presents a gauntlet unlike any other in sports, each race posing a separate and distinct challenge for its competitors. In the first leg, the Kentucky Derby, horses must contend with a field...