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  • Preakness Stakes: News and notes before the race

    A race such as the Preakness Stakes generates plenty of tidbits. Here are some: --This will mark the first time in the history of the 139 years of the race that a female will be involved in all three major aspects of the race. A filly, Ria Antonia, will...
  • Preakness Stakes: A look at each horse in the field

    Preakness Stakes: A look at each horse in the field
    The call to post for the Preakness Stakes will be as follows: No. 1. Dynamic Impact (12-1 morning line odds) — Has won two of his three races this year and will be ridden by first-time Preakness jockey Miguel Mena. No. 2. General A Rod (15-1)...
  • California Chrome draws No. 5 spot for Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby favorite California Chrome drew a favorable No. 5 starting spot Wednesday for Saturday's 140th Run for the Roses. The fear for most Derby connections is the No. 1 post at the rail. That's because the 20-horse field...
  • Untapable wins Kentucky Oaks

    Untapable wins Kentucky Oaks
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A beleaguered Steve Asmussen, subject of a recent report that accused him of mistreating horses he trains, somewhat answered the criticism here Friday by saddling the winner of the $1-million Kentucky Oaks. Asmussen's Untapable,...
  • California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby

    California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—All winter and spring, California Chrome kept getting better, even as his top 3-year-old rivals succumbed to injuries or delivered stagnant performances. The Kentucky Derby is known for confounding expectations with its packed...
  • California Chrome pulls away for win at Kentucky Derby

    Horse racing, the most unpredictable of sports, had the most predictable of endings when California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. It’s unusual for the favorite to win horse racing’s...
  • Santa Anita Breeders' Cup races have been good to this trainer

    It is the 2013 Breeders' Cup this weekend at Santa Anita. That means, if you believe in trends, Richard Mandella will drive to the races in a Brinks truck. Mandella is 63, a Hall of Fame trainer as active as ever in the high-stakes world of thoroughbred...
  • Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow

    Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow
    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who at age 50 came out of retirement earlier this year, led Oxbow to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:57.54 and a big upset of Kentucky Derby winner Orb today in the 138th Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Stevens is the...
  • Orb draws No. 1 post for Preakness; will be a 1-1 favorite

    Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the No. 1 post and was named the 1-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said he didn't think the rail position would affect his horse. "Not going to say I...
  • Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, KY. — Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey is a man who looks like the embodiment of the nickname that is all anybody calls him by. Short and unassuming, he said this week he made an effort to enjoy the run-up to the Kentucky Derby,...