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  • Jones Cup: Santa Ana fades down the stretch

    Jones Cup: Santa Ana fades down the stretch
    Right out of the gate, Santa Ana Country Club appeared as if it would be the team to beat in the 15th annual Jones Cup Wednesday at Shady Canyon Country Club. But down the stretch Santa Ana faded and was left still searching for its first Jones Cup...
  • A rested Wildcat Red to race in Gulfstream stakes

    Wildcat Red will make his first start since his troubled trip in the Kentucky Derby Saturday in the $75,000 Quality Road stakes at Gulfstream Park. The son of D'Wildcat finished 18th in the Derby, emerging from the race with cuts and bruising to his...
  • 'Chicken men' once ruled roost in annual underground ritual

    In some Orlando circles, July 4 once meant more than patriotic celebrations of our nation's birth. It also marked the end of the cockfighting season. In 1948, the season's biggest tournament even made Time magazine, although "no word of it appeared in...
  • Mr. Baker romps in Housebuster Stakes

    HALLANDALE BEACH — With its dates battle with Calder Casino & Race Course settled, Gulfstream Park put its focus squarely on live racing Saturday, hosting a card that featured five sprint races, each with a purse of $75,000. Billed as the Summer...
  • Golf rankings, capsules - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf rankings, capsules The Sports Xchange's PGA Tour rankings, selected by TSX Golf Staff, based on performance in 2013-14. 1. Adam Scott, Australia -- There are no events listed on the schedule...
  • California Chrome finishes fifth at Belmont Stakes, losing historic bid for Triple Crown

    ELMONT, N.Y. — In the end, California Chrome could not outrun recent history. All week, veteran horsemen pointed to this 1 ½-mile oval, the longest in American thoroughbred racing, and predicted it would be the grueling expanse on which his Triple...
  • California Chrome wins Preakness; one victory from Triple Crown

    California Chrome wins Preakness; one victory from Triple Crown
    Could this finally be the year? And could this wannabe savior of horse racing be the unlikeliest of prospects, having been bred in California and stabled at a quarter horse track? In three weeks we’ll know if California Chrome will be the...
  • California Chrome wins Preakness to keep Triple Crown hope alive

    California Chrome wins Preakness to keep Triple Crown hope alive
    A half mile into Saturday's Preakness Stakes, Victor Espinoza had to make a decision. Several speedy challengers had dashed in from the outside, quickening the pace on his horse — Kentucky Derby champion California Chrome. Should Espinoza...
  • Was the Triple Crown unfair to California Chrome?

    I applaud the proposal by Tom Chuckas of the Maryland Jockey Club to modify the Triple Crown schedule. Even the owner of Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist said it would be "better for the horses" if the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont were...
  • Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors

    Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors
    Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, like all equines, has a hard time distinguishing reds from greens or browns. Yet Metro's original watercolors have become...
  • As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises

    As California Chrome falls short in Belmont Stakes, new chorus of Triple Crown critics rises
    ELMONT, N.Y. — Let the debate go on. California Chrome just didn't have enough left on a beautiful Saturday afternoon here on Long Island, finishing in a dead heat for fourth place in the Belmont Stakes and disappointing a nation full of horse...