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  • Breeders' Cup Sprint: Baffert, Garcia get win with Secret Circle

    Trainer Bob Baffert found himself back in the overpopulated winner's circle as Secret Circle came late to win the $1.5-million Breeders' Cup Sprint by a neck. The six-furlong sprint is the shortest race in the Cup. Secret Circle went off as the favorite...
  • Santa Anita, facing an uphill fight, updates and upgrades

    The significance of opening day at Santa Anita on Friday had mostly to do with the Arcadia race track's attempt to enter the brave new world of sports entertainment. For years, thoroughbred racing has been acquiring the label of "a dying sport." That...
  • Santa Anita opens Friday, with Breeders' Cup on horizon

    Top racehorses from around the world have begun making their way to Santa Anita in preparation for the Breeders' Cup on Nov. 1-2 at the Arcadia track. The 24-day autumn meeting begins Friday, and veteran trainer Mike Mitchell envisions a lot of intriguing...
  • Sprint champion Points Offthebench is euthanized

    With one week to go before the Breeders' Cup World Championships, tragedy struck Santa Anita race track on Saturday morning. Points Offthebench, a winner of four consecutive races that was being prepared for the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Sprint, suffered a...
  • Crowd catches the tail end of horse racing at historic Hollywood Park

    Crowd catches the tail end of horse racing at historic Hollywood Park
    The bugler in his green coat and top hat tried to sound upbeat as he blew the traditional "Call to Post," but he might just as well have been playing a dirge. Down by the rail, Todd Matzner listened with a cigar stub clamped between his teeth. "I...
  • Brown signs law to protect student athletes who suffer concussions

    Brown signs law to protect student athletes who suffer concussions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Monday expanding protections for student athletes who are believed to have sustained a concussion in school sports and activities. Since 2012, public school districts have been required to immediately...
  • Breeders' Cup Classic: Mucho Macho Man wins by a whisker

    In a stretch duel that had the Santa Anita crowd of 58,795 screaming and on their feet, Mucho Macho Man held on by the tiniest of margins to win the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic. It was the kind of race that brings people back to racing. It was...
  • Pals Mike Smith and Gary Stevens saddle up for Breeders' Cup

    Most people think next weekend's horse racing extravaganza at Santa Anita is the Breeders' Cup. It's actually the Mike and Gary Show. They are Mike Smith and Gary Stevens, the Peyton Manning and Tom Brady of their sport. They are long in experience...
  • Santa Anita returns Friday with new audio-visual experience

    Santa Anita is completing a $15 million renovation designed to create a new audio-visual experience at the Arcadia track. Chairman Keith Brackpool gave a tour to reporters on Monday night showing off the new clubhouse mezzanine that is now filled with...
  • Breeders' Cup entries include Classic champion Fort Larned

    There were 172 horses pre-entered on Wednesday for the Breeders' Cup World Championships scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, including 24 from overseas. The 30th running of horse racing's world championships has purses totaling more than $27...
  • Lindsey Vonn postpones return to competitive skiing

    It was only a few weeks ago Lindsey Vonn told reporters at a U.S. Olympic Committee news conference that she hoped to resume competitive skiing this month. Now, it seems her rehabilitation from knee surgery will keep her off the World Cup circuit...