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Horse Racing

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  • For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon

    For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon
    Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. One day, he will be racing behind a wall of horses and, instead of maneuvering around, he will just wave his hand and they will part like...
  • 'Rabid bat on Ilchester Road' [History Matters]

    October 1965 Rabid bat on Ilchester Road "The discovery this week of a rabid bat in the Ilchester Road area has led County Health authorities to issue a warning to residents not to handle nocturnal creatures. Positive identification of the bat as...
  • For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon

    Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. Stevens is going to ride in this weekend's Breeders' Cup. Yes, you read that right. This is the man who came back in 2013 after 7 1/2 years...
  • California Chrome and unbeaten Shared Belief to race at Breeders' Cup

    For the third straight year, Santa Anita will be home base for horse racing's annual cash call, also known as the Breeders' Cup. This year's event, Friday and Saturday, will distribute $24.5 million over 13 races, four on Friday and nine on Saturday. It...
  • Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown

    Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown
    Aaron Gordon doesn't consider himself a consolation prize, even if Magic fans and the rest of the basketball world might. It's not fair to Aaron, of course, that he's considered as the fourth horse in a three-horse race. The Magic wound up with Gordon...
  • Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park

    Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park
    Horse racing Vicky Ticky Tavie separated herself from a scramble at the top of the lane of eight fillies and mares to gallop to victory in Saturday's 10th race at Laurel Park, a $45,000 optional allowance feature. The Hamilton Smith trainee won on the...
  • 86-1 long shot Start Puffing wins at Laurel

    86-1 long shot Start Puffing wins at Laurel
    Unlikely victor pays $175.60 Start Puffing won at odds of 86-1 in the eighth race at Laurel Park on Friday, paying $175.60 and topping a $412 exacta, a $1,372.40 trifecta and a $16,869.40 superfecta. Start Puffing earned her second lifetime win in six...
  • Sun-Times needs more sunshine on recent troubling story

     Sun-Times needs more sunshine on recent troubling story
    I was hesitant to write about recent developments at the Sun-Times — the biggest story in my little world last week — until seemingly hundreds of readers insisted I do so. "Who's gonna tell me what to think about all that craziness?" they...
  • Palm Beach Season Preview events

    Palm Beach Season Preview events
    Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Fundraiser Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches California Pizza Kitchen and J. McLaughlin join forces for a night of food, drink and shopping in support of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches. Both businesses will be giving back a...
  • The dogs and horses are running in Del Mar, Calif.

    The dogs and horses are running in Del Mar, Calif.
    I always think of summer as a sure bet in Del Mar: the beach, the shops, the track. Now fall is too. This year, for the first time, horse-racing fans can enjoy the sport of kings at Del Mar's where-the-surf-meets-the-turf racetrack during the inaugural...
  • Breeders' Cup could be turning point for California Chrome

    Horse of the Year or retirement; those are the outcomes that ride on the upcoming Breeders' Cup Classic for California Chrome. Coming off two disappointing defeats, the Kentucky Derby-Preakness winner will be among the headliners in the Nov. 1 Classic at...