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  • Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another

    Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another
    – Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him.
  • Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing

    Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing
    Marje Everett, a legendary and controversial figure in the sport of horse racing for more than four decades and the chief executive of the Hollywood Park racetrack for six years, has died. She was 90. Everett's longtime associate, Dorothy Carter, said...

    PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz

    PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz
    Bill Harmatz, 79, a thoroughbred jockey who rode Royal Orbit to victory in the 1959 Preakness Stakes, died Thursday at his home in the San Diego County city of Vista, his daughter Sue Harmatz said. He had cancer. Harmatz began racing professionally at...

    Jim Murray, May 22, 1961

     
    May 22, 1961: A horse, left to his own devices, would no more run a race for his daily oats than you would wrestle the butcher two out of three for a pork chop. It's that pest on his back,...

    Third title in works

    SEAL BEACH — Every day around lunchtime, Kristen Case sends her Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team some food for thought. Case texts her players an inspirational saying. "Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete,"...