| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:53 PM
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....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
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."...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...