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  • Santa Anita stewards defend Breeders' Cup Classic call on Bayern win

    Santa Anita stewards defend Breeders' Cup Classic call on Bayern win
    Santa Anita's autumn meeting ended on Sunday with its three stewards holding a news conference to defend their decision to let the result stand in Saturday's controversial $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic. Bayern won by a nose over Toast Of New York,...
  • Santa Anita stewards defend Bayern decision in Breeders' Cup Classic

    On the morning after Saturday's controversial $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic won by Bayern following a bumping incident to start the race, the three Santa Anita stewards, Scott Chaney, Kim Ward and Tom Ward, held a news conference to explain their...
  • Things go bump in right for Bayern in Breeders' Cup Classic

    In a Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday that was more pinball machine than horse race, at least six significant things happened. •Bayern won, giving his owner, Kaleem Shah, 60% of the richest thoroughbred purse of the year, $5...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 2: Bayern wins Classic in close, controversial race

    Breeders' Cup Day 2: Bayern wins Classic in close, controversial race
    At the start of Saturday's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, 3-year-old Bayern broke from the No. 7 hole and headed left instead of straight, slamming into favored Shared Belief but never stopped running and held on for a nose victory over Toast Of New...
  • Texas Red takes Breeders' Cup Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    As Texas Red, bought for a bargain $17,000 at a Keeneland yearling sale in 2013, circled the field Saturday and went from last to first in the $2-million Breeders' Cup Juvenile, its connections from Texas and Louisiana didn't take long to start dreaming...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths
    Texas Red was overlooked at 13-1 entering the 1 1/16 mile Juvenile for 2-year-olds. But how he moved through the stretch to win the $2-million race by 6 1/2 lengths has him on the short list for next year’s Kentucky Derby. Winning the Breeders&...
  • 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...
  • Dolphins owner makes request seeking state stadium money

    Dolphins owner makes request seeking state stadium money
    The Miami Dolphins and Daytona International Speedway, both unsuccessful in getting money out of Florida lawmakers in recent years, were the first to sign up for the state's new stadium-funding process. The deadline to apply for the new annual funding...
  • For Homeland's Karlson, having horse in Breeders' Cup race a 'dream come true'

    For Homeland's Karlson, having horse in Breeders' Cup race a 'dream come true'
    Since she was 5, when Carolyn Karlson first went to Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York with her father, she longed to become involved in horse racing. Now 52, Karlson is fulfilling that dream — and approaching one of the sport's biggest...
  • Big race for Untapable, big announcement by jockey Rosie Napravnik

    Big race for Untapable, big announcement by jockey Rosie Napravnik
    They were a couple of strong females, and boy, did the Santa Anita crowd of 37,205 at Friday's Breeders' Cup hear them roar. Untapable, the female equine, won the $2-million Distaff. Her rider, Rosie Napravnik, announced immediately afterward that she...
  • Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic

     Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic
    The scenarios for success in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a $5-million race at Santa Anita that will create legacies and define history, are as complicated as a Rubik's Cube. Fourteen horses will start. Thirteen will lose. Millions will be wagered....