| May 29, 2014
| 4:54 PM
"Here's my girl," trainer Carla Gaines beams as she breaks a carrot in half and places it into the mouth of Nashoba's Gold, a giant 3-year-old filly whose gentle, loving demeanor and athletic, powerful stride has helped create an almost therapeutic energy...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:38 PM
With a strong wind at his back as he came through the Belmont Park stretch, Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome breezed a half-mile in 47.69 seconds Saturday morning in his final serious move before the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday....
| May 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Even his hair looks presidential.
In his long, varied career actor William Devane has played more than his share of bad guys, romantic leads and comic characters. But he's best known to audiences for his political roles.
It makes sense. There's...
| 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...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:59 AM
These are the times that try men’s souls. Do you visit with some of the top draft picks in your fantasy porn league — say, Teagan Presley, Tera Patrick or Ron Jeremy — at the Exxxotica 2014 convention in Fort Lauderdale? Or do you do...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
California Chrome and trainer Art Sherman are going their separate ways this week.
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, will remain at Churchill Downs in Louisville until he is shipped to Baltimore next Monday in preparation...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:52 PM
California Chrome continued his charmed existence on the road to the Triple Crown of horse racing Wednesday by drawing a favorable No. 3 post position for Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
The race, 1 3/16 miles run at venerable Pimlico track for a $1.5-...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:28 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender.
That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:02 AM
I woke up super early to try to get out to Pimlico, decided against it because it was crummy out, then fell back asleep for a little too long. So this is more like a Brunch Buddy than a Coffee Companion. But every other weekday morning, we compile the...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—All winter and spring, California Chrome kept getting better, even as his top 3-year-old rivals succumbed to injuries or delivered stagnant performances.
The Kentucky Derby is known for confounding expectations with its packed...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Bob Baffert, the Hall of Fame trainer of Preakness entry Bayern, hopes his horse has more luck in Baltimore than Bodemeister did at Pimlico two years ago.
After winning the Arkansas Derby that year, Bodemeister finished second in both the Kentucky Derby...