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Mine That Bird (racehorse)

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  • Birds of a feather: Ripken took shot on Derby winner

    Birds of a feather: Ripken took shot on Derby winner
    Generally, you're not going to find a good rationale for betting a 50-1 long shot in the Daily Racing Form, so the bettors who laid down their hard-earned cash on Mine That Bird to win the Kentucky Derby probably had their own reasons. Take Cal and Kelly...
  • Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness

    Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness
    Rachel Alexandra stumbled at the start and struggled down the stretch, but the heralded filly was still good enough to beat surging Mine That Bird to the wire in the 134th Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. The stirring, one-length...
  • Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade

    Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade
    Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
  • Summer Bird Flies to Victory at Belmont Stakes

    Summer Bird Flies to Victory at Belmont Stakes
    NEW YORK -- This was a Belmont for the Birds. It was Summer Bird, not Mine That Bird and jockey Calvin Borel, who came roaring down the long stretch and won the final jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday. For a brief moment on the turn for home,...
  • Calvin Borel is a one-of-a-kind racing character

     
    Newsday turf scribe Ed McNamara had this to say about Mine That Bird in last Thursday's paper: "No figures and no hope; please stay in the barn on Saturday." Oops. Well, he wasn't the only one who was wrong about......
  • Can't get enough of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird? Now you can see him all day long on the MineThatBirdCam

     
    Thoroughbred racehorse Mine That Bird went from a virtual unknown to an equine celebrity earlier this year when he won the Kentucky Derby with 50-to-1 odds. The Canadian-born, 15-hands-high horse's big win also did a great deal to shatter a......
  • New Boyz: L.A. teen-hop summer domination

    New Boyz: L.A. teen-hop summer domination
    Nothing says summer quite like the fizzy, fleeting effervescence of pop singles -- the type of songs specifically constructed to be the soundtrack of sweltering months between May and September. They're the fuel of the Top 40 charts and when done right,...
  • Filly Rachel Alexandra Races into Record Books at Preakness

    Filly Rachel Alexandra Races into Record Books at Preakness
    BALTIMORE -- Rachel Alexandra joined an impressive list when she became the first filly in 85 years to win the second leg of the Triple Crown. Now her next step will be closely watched. By showing she could beat the boys after vanquishing her own...
  • OAK TREE RACING!

    Gayle Anderson was live in Arcadia where the Oak Tree Racing Association will kick off its 41st racing season at Santa Anita Park on Wednesday, September 30th. The highlight of the meeting will be the 26th running of the two-day Breeders' Cup World...
  • Laffit Pincay Jr.: Horse sense

    I am laying one finger on the Kentucky Derby trophy. It is small, smaller and far less flashy than a lot of the other trophies on Laffit Pincay Jr.'s shelves -- much less gaudy than any of my parents' bowling trophies. It doesn't need to be flashy: Hello,...
  • BREEDERS CUP PREVIEW

    Gayle Anderson was live in Arcadia where undefeated 5-year-old mare Zenyatta drew post position 4 for Saturday's renewal of the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park. She has 14-career victories facing 12 male rivals in the 1 ΒΌ miles test,...