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Horse Racing

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  • Five Questions with new Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra

    Five Questions with new Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra
    If you ask Parx Racing officials about Sal Sinatra, they talk proudly about how he managed to attract Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome to the Philadelphia-area track last September, generating overflow crowds and a record-shattering...
  • 'Downton Abbey' recap: Not without her daughter

    'Downton Abbey' recap: Not without her daughter
    Oh, Edith.  After a season spent moping in the corner and bursting into tears at the sight of anyone under the age of 12, "Downton Abbey's" most unlucky woman finally decides to take some action and pull herself out of the depths of misery.  At...
  • Constitution wins Donn Handicap

    Constitution wins Donn Handicap
    HALLANDALE BEACH — Even by his own lofty standards, Todd Pletcher had a pretty good day Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The leading trainer for the past 11 Champions meets, Pletcher pupils captured three of the four graded stakes on the card with the...
  • On a great (if cloudy) day for racing, Shared Belief, Dortmund shine

    If horse racing is to creep back into the national psyche of sports fans, it will need days like Saturday at Santa Anita. The 21,522 who showed up didn't just get the Shared Belief-California Chrome heavyweight title fight. They got a look at a horse...
  • Shared Belief tops California Chrome in San Antonio Invitational showdown

    ARCADIA, Calif. This time, Shared Belief got a clean look at California Chrome, and jumped on it. After their head-to-head matchup in last November's Breeders' Cup Classic fizzled, two of horse racing's top 4-year-olds got their rematch Saturday at Santa...
  • Daniel Carcillo steps back into the fray

    Daniel Carcillo steps back into the fray
    ST. LOUIS — Daniel Carcillo knew at some point one of the Jets would come calling to seek retribution for the Blackhawks winger's illegal hit on Winnipeg's Mathieu Perreault in the teams' previous meeting. That it happened in the second minute...
  • Showdown looming over Seminole gambling agreement

    Showdown looming over Seminole gambling agreement
    Florida's five-year agreement allowing the Seminole Tribe of Florida to offer blackjack and other table games at its casinos will expire on July 31. By that time, the tribe will have paid the state $1 billion, enjoyed a gambling monopoly that has been the...
  • Old-pal horsemen Art Sherman, Jerry Hollendorfer are newfound rivals

    Old-pal horsemen Art Sherman, Jerry Hollendorfer are newfound rivals
    Many years ago, long enough that neither men can remember exactly when, a young horse trainer and a rider lived in the same apartment building in San Mateo. The two worked out of nearby Bay Meadows Racetrack and sparked a casual friendship. Both had...
  • California Chrome hasn't lost his luster

    In the eyes of fans and racing experts, California Chrome proved he's the top thoroughbred in North America. As an encore to his 2014 Horse of the Year campaign, the Cinderella colt is ready to take on the world. California Chrome makes his 4-year-old...
  • Lady Sabelia wins Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park

    Lady Sabelia wins Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park
    Lady Sabelia demonstrated an affinity for Laurel Park's racing surface again Saturday, speeding to her fourth straight victory over the main track to run away with the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (Grade 2), a 7-furlong event for fillies and mares....
  • APSE honors Sun for O's section, reporting

    APSE honors Sun for O's section, reporting
    The Baltimore Sun has been recognized in the 2014 Associated Press Sports Editors contest for a Top 10 special section (Orioles season preview/60th anniversary), beat writing (Childs Walker) and breaking news (Justin Fenton). Walker was honored for his...