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Horse Racing

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  • Million distance no problem for Up With the Birds

     Million distance no problem for Up With the Birds
    Not yet ready to embark on a comeback after undergoing colic surgery May 16, America's two-time Horse of the Year, Wise Dan, again will be a no-show when the Arlington Million is run Saturday. But Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, Up With the Birds,...
  • Quarantine over after equine herpes scare at Illinois State Fair negative

    Quarantine over after equine herpes scare at Illinois State Fair negative
    A precautionary quarantine affecting 33 horses at the Illinois State Fair is over after a racehorse which exhibited signs of possible equine herpes virus tested negative for the disease, fair officials announced late Saturday.   The 33 horses were...
  • A Conversation with Charlie Crist

    A Conversation with Charlie Crist
      Editor’s Note: Previously, we’ve published excerpts from interviews with Gov. Rick Scott and former state Sen. Nan Rich. Today, edited for space, is a conversation with former Gov. Charlie Crist, who hopes to get his old job back.   Q....
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/10 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.   ...
  • Trainer is Gold standard for Sire Stakes

    The Florida Sire Stakes has a new name and home, Gulfstream Park. It was the Florida Stallion Stakes when it was run at Calder. By any name at any venue, this is Stanley Gold's time of year. Gold has won 12 heats of the three-race series for 2-year-...
  • Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid

     Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid
    From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid. "I went to the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy," the daughter of poor South African whites recalled years ago, "but there was no mercy for blacks. I went to dancing classes, blacks were...
  • Calder poker room to close Monday

    Calder poker room to close Monday
    The word "fold" is heard often in poker, but on Monday night, it will apply to the entire room at Calder Race Course. Calder President Maureen Adams confirmed Sunday that the poker room, called Studz Poker Club, will close for good at 10 p.m. Monday....
  • Santa Anita racing calls its first spring meeting 'very successful'

    Santa Anita Park wrapped up its inaugural spring meeting Sunday, a racing schedule the Arcadia track called "unchartered" but "very successful." Santa Anita's winter meeting starts the day after Christmas and, in the past, had ended in mid-April when...
  • Sagamore Farm building burns in fire

    Sagamore Farm building burns in fire
    A fire badly damaged a recently-renovated building at Sagamore Farm in northern Baltimore County Monday night into Tuesday, the farm's management and Baltimore County fire officials said. The fire, which occurred in the 3500 block of Belmont Avenue in...
  • Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November

    Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November
    And they’re off. Racing season in Del Mar, a Southern California staple since Bing Crosby welcomed the first guest to the horse racing track in 1937, opens July 17 and continues until Sept. 3 this year. For the first time, Del Mar has added a 15-...
  • Hialeah announces $60M expansion

    Hialeah announces $60M expansion
     Hialeah Park Racing and Casino officials announced an “immediate and ongoing expansion” this week that will cost $60 million and be completed by the end of 2015. President John J. Brunetti said plans include expansion and enhancement of the...