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  • Events: Tea cocktails, Women in Wine, Silverton and Tracht at Santa Anita

    Events: Tea cocktails, Women in Wine, Silverton and Tracht at Santa Anita
    American Tea Room's "Tea*Vent" is hours away. From 6 to 8 p.m., L.A. mixologist Matthew Biancaniello will use the retailer's teas in cocktails. Attendees will learn how to create four tea-infused cocktails and get a preview of American Tea Room’s...
  • Level the playing field for the Triple Crown

    If the sport of horse racing expects racing fans to continue to be interested, its officials had better make the playing field equal for the Triple Crown. The best horse is not one who has sat out the first two races and then comes into the last to be a...
  • Injured jockey Rosie Napravnik reportedly out four to six weeks

    Injured jockey Rosie Napravnik reportedly out four to six weeks
    Jockey Rosie Napravnik will be sidelined four to six weeks after injuring her shoulder when the 4-year-old filly Socialbug was fatally injured during a workout Sunday morning at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., The Courier-Journal reported....
  • California Chrome's underdog background has made him a favorite

    California Chrome's underdog background has made him a favorite
    ELMONT, N.Y. — There's an old saying in horse racing that all men are equal on the turf and under it. Put another way, this sport confounds sheiks and scions of American dynasties who drop millions of dollars in futile efforts to breed a...
  • Belmont Stakes betting odds and analysis

    Belmont Stakes betting odds and analysis
    The California Chrome doubters who were talking about his slow Kentucky Derby time had to find something else to nitpick when California Chrome posted the fastest Preakness time since Curlin in 2007. And some who still remain doubters today have suggested...
  • Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport

    Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport
    ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack. As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo. When he enters...
  • Microsoft: The surface is shiny, but things remain a mess underneath

    Microsoft: The surface is shiny, but things remain a mess underneath
    Twenty years ago, when Microsoft was on the rise, it decided to spend the then princely sum of $100 million on an ad campaign to tell the world about itself. The image spots asked "Where do you want to go today?" While the actual commercials were...
  • California Chrome co-owner rips Triple Crown rules

    California Chrome co-owner rips Triple Crown rules
    California Chrome failed in his bid to join racing royalty on Saturday, and his disappointed co-owner said winning horse Tonalist's owner had taken "the coward's way" by not running the first two Triple Crown races. The chestnut colt, winner of the...
  • Near misses highlight the difficulty of a horse racing Triple Crown

    Stewart Elliott chuckled when he was asked the question. Why is winning the Triple Crown so difficult? Elliott, Smarty Jones' jockey in 2004, rattled off a laundry list of reasons why no horse has captured the sport's most prestigious honor since...
  • Crowns all around for Kings and California Chrome?

    The Kings and the Sport of Kings are currently a couple of royal surprises. Theirs are stories needing no help from Hollywood. Truth is not only better than fiction here. It is, to use the favorite word of thoroughbred trainer Art Sherman, a "wow."...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...