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Horse Racing

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  • For Del Mar, a troubled time of fallen horses

    Del Mar's summer of discontent began with a sadly fitting omen. On opening day, July 17, 11 horses left the starting gate for the one-mile feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes. It was the first day of the 75th season of thoroughbred racing at the...
  • Pennsylvania casino revenue was supposed to help taxpayers

    It was just a decade ago that salvation for suffering Pennsylvania homeowners was on its way. Unfair property taxes must be reduced, politicians thundered in Harrisburg, and they were determined to get it done even if it meant engaging in one of the...
  • The Biblioracle: The struggle over Knausgaard

    The Biblioracle: The struggle over Knausgaard
    It's time to talk about Knausgaard. No, Knausgaard isn't some new upholstery protectant they try to sell you at the deluxe car wash. Knausgaard is Karl Ove Knausgaard, a Norwegian writer who has become famous for his 3,600-page, six-volume...
  • In the Wake of the Web

    In the Wake of the Web
    Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnistDavid Haugh. For openers ... Nobody will ever know what Tony Stewart was thinking Saturday night as his car approached Kevin Ward Jr. on the dirt track in Canandaigua, N.Y. Nobody...
  • Georgetown Prep lacrosse coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons

    Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin, who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro...
  • Move the horse crusade in Italy focuses on Leonardo da Vinci statue reborn in Lehigh Valley

    Move the horse crusade in Italy focuses on Leonardo da Vinci statue reborn in Lehigh Valley
    Eric Maurer of Blairstown, N.J., was still in his 20s when he was working on a small domed structure to be used for offices at a factory in Bath, back in the late 1970s. "This is exactly what I need," he remembers the late Charles C. Dent saying when...
  • Jim Shea: The Legislature Accomplished Much…We Think

    The state legislature adjourned last week. Some people believe this is never a bad thing. Some people say it makes them feel safer. I think they did some good stuff. Of course, what they actually did accomplish cannot be fully determined until...
  • Victor Espinoza has a cause beyond riding California Chrome to victory

    There we were, in a press conference, chronicling normal euphoria and gathering normal quotes from the winners of the Kentucky Derby, when the story took a 90-degree turn. Victor Espinoza was fighting back tears. And they weren't tears of joy. Until a...
  • Jeff Jacobs: At This Point, Spievey Isn't Taking Any Chances

    — The cross-over dribble, the grace and speed, the leaping ability, the step-back jumper, they were all there Saturday inside Mercy High School's gymnasium. "I was pretty good at basketball at Xavier," Amari Spievey said after helping lead his team...
  • California Chrome is regally bound for Kentucky Derby

    The morning awaited royalty. It was 8 a.m., and the Saturday sun had just begun to dry the puddles from Friday's rain and add some sparkle to the infield lakes at Los Alamitos Race Course. Along the grandstand fence, they gathered, perhaps as many...
  • Triple Crown Winners Agree: Don't Change The Format

    They have seen enough, too. They have watched 12 horses since 1979, including eight since 1997, win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness only to fail to close the deal at the Belmont Stakes. They, too, are pulling for California Chrome to end the 36-year...