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  • No horsing around: Eclipse picks not easy this year

    Elegant gowns and black ties will be the primary fashion choice Saturday night as Gulfstream Park hosts the 44th annual Eclipse Awards at its Sport of Kings Theater. The dinner and ceremony, considered the Academy Awards for thoroughbred racing, is...
  • Mawthooq early fave for Mucho Macho Man Stakes

    Happy birthday, juveniles! On Saturday, Gulfstream Park will mark the recent birthday of this year's crop of 3-year-olds by reserving five lucrative stakes races for members of the new sophomore class. Regardless of foal date, all race horses age one...
  • Pletcher, Castellano, Ramseys repeat as top earners

    For the second straight year, trainer Todd Pletcher, jockey Javier Castellano and owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey wrapped up 2014 as North America's top money earners. Leading all North American thoroughbreds in 2014 was Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern,...
  • Never Stop Looking is among four stakes winners at Laurel

    Never Stop Looking is among four stakes winners at Laurel
    Never Stop Looking hadn't won a race since last January, but past performances were of little matter as he steered wide into the stretch and ran down his foes to win the Fire Plug Stakes, the second of four $100,000 stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The...
  • Horse of the Year finalists named

    Horse of the Year finalists named
    California Chrome, who fell short in his bid to become thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, is one of three finalists for Horse of the Year honors to be awarded at the 44th Annual Eclipse Awards. The dinner and ceremony will be...
  • California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards

    California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards
    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards. California Chrome, Bayern and Shared Belief are finalists for 3-year-old champion male honors. The...
  • Stakes winners launch comebacks at Gulfstream

    Saturday could be a day of new beginnings at Gulfstream Park. This is the hope of the connections of some prominent contenders in three graded stakes and a high-caliber optional claimer, whose present isn't as glowing as their past. Lea and Lochte won...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Santa Anita opening day is trainer Ron Ellis' kind of holiday

    Santa Anita opening day is trainer Ron Ellis' kind of holiday
    Since he was 15 years old, trainer Ron Ellis said he has always known where he'd be spending the day after Christmas — opening day at Santa Anita. "It's been an X on the calendar," the 54-year-old said. In 1980, before a crowd of 66,599, Ellis...
  • Three Gulfstream stakes the long and short of racing

    The long and the short of racing will be featured in three stakes Saturday at Gulfstream. The open McKnight Handicap and La Prevoyante for fillies and mares will be run over a mile and a half on turf. The Mr. Prospector is a six-furlong sprint on the main...