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  • California Chrome a down-home Derby favorite

    The world of sports has its unlikely stories. Now it has a topper, a horse named California Chrome. The Kentucky Derby has no idea what's about to hit it. Saturday's Santa Anita Derby became a backdrop for the improbable. Make that the unbelievable....
  • Castellano rides Constitution to Florida Derby triumph, Kentucky next

    HALLANDALE — Javier Castellano had never won a Florida Derby, one of the few missing baubles on his glittering resume. He said at Wednesday's post position draw that he thought Saturday would be a good day for him and Constitution was the horse...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades
    Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday, friends and entertainment media said. He was 93....
  • Mickey Rooney: Spirit of Hollywood

    Mickey Rooney: Spirit of Hollywood
    Mickey Rooney was a tireless performer, a gifted dramatic actor and a box-office powerhouse for a crucial patch of Hollywood history. But his teamwork with Judy Garland seems most crucial in assessing his work. In their films, Garland and Rooney...
  • Ramshackle Pimlico shows little sign of slots money [Letter]

    Ramshackle Pimlico shows little sign of slots money [Letter]
    I love to go to the races. I love to play the races. It's one of my favorite pastimes, and I travel the country attending various racetracks. I also love Maryland racing, but the facilities at Pimlico Race Course make me not want to attend the live...
  • Patience was Constitution's reward in Florida Derby

    Patience was Constitution's reward in Florida Derby
    Dirt in the face. Fire in the heart. But through so much of the race, jockey Javier Castellano rode with a nagging question in his head as he bided his time, hugged the rail and waited for the one thing he wasn't sure would even come. "An opening," he...
  • Pletcher horses win three stakes races at Gulfstream

    HALLANDALE BEACH — The seemingly endless pool of talent residing in the barn of Todd Pletcher produced three stakes winners Saturday at Gulfstream Park, including a sweep of the day's two signature races and four wins overall. The 46-year-old...
  • African Story wins Dubai World Cup in track record

    DUBAI (Reuters) - African Story, ridden by Silvestre De Sousa, won the $10 million Dubai World Cup in a track record time by 2-3/4 lengths on Saturday, boosting morale at the Godolphin stable hit by a doping scandal last year. Mukhadram, ridden by Paul...
  • Betting the NCAA tournament brings back memories of grandpa

    Betting the NCAA tournament brings back memories of grandpa
    HENDERSON, Nev. -- I like to hang out at the Green Valley Ranch sports book, my occasional home away from home. Especially now, during the NCAA basketball tournament. But the other night, as I sipped my beer, I looked at the empty seat next to me. My...
  • Harness racing returns to PA casino

    Despite rainy weather and a brief suspension by the state, another season of harness racing began Friday at Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack. Several dozen spectators lined a balcony to watch seven horses and their drivers circle the track...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/29 log (updated Saturday AM with matchups)

    4 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester United.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; Episode 234 — on Cox cable channel 47 and...