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  • Derby hopefuls vie in Gulfstream's Fountain of Youth

    March Madness for thoroughbreds begins in late February. Races for Kentucky Derby aspirants to this point have served mainly to separate hopefuls from the hopeless. Starting Saturday, it gets serious. Gulfstream's $400,000 Fountain of Youth is the first...
  • Main Sequence to debut in Mac Diamida

    The Kentucky Derby influence is so strong that the 2015 debut of Main Sequence, undefeated in four U.S. starts and a double Eclipse winner as best turf horse and outstanding older horse, slips to second position in Saturday's hierarchy. Main Sequence...
  • Clancy's Call: Fountain Of Youth Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Fountain Of Youth Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes on Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Post time: 5:30 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $400,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 ITSAKNOCKOUT (4-1) steps way...
  • Five Questions with new Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra

    Five Questions with new Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra
    If you ask Parx Racing officials about Sal Sinatra, they talk proudly about how he managed to attract Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome to the Philadelphia-area track last September, generating overflow crowds and a record-shattering...
  • Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita

    Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita
    Racing fans came to Santa Anita on Saturday expecting the best. It was, after all, the 75th anniversary of Seabiscuit's immortalized victory in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap. It also was a day with three graded stakes races serving as lead-ins to the...
  • Old-pal horsemen Art Sherman, Jerry Hollendorfer are newfound rivals

    Old-pal horsemen Art Sherman, Jerry Hollendorfer are newfound rivals
    Many years ago, long enough that neither men can remember exactly when, a young horse trainer and a rider lived in the same apartment building in San Mateo. The two worked out of nearby Bay Meadows Racetrack and sparked a casual friendship. Both had...
  • Manny Pacquiao big hit in Vegas sports books vs. Floyd Mayweather

    Manny Pacquiao big hit in Vegas sports books vs. Floyd Mayweather
    LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real...
  • On The Fly: Some Good Games Friday Night

    On The Fly: Some Good Games Friday Night
    It all depends on what your taste is, but Friday offers two rivalry games in our backyard. On the college side, there is No. 11 Quinnipiac hosting No. 13 Yale in men's hockey at High Point Solutions Arena at 7 p.m. On the high school side, there is Weaver...
  • Lehigh Valley dogs debut at Westminster dog show

    Lehigh Valley dogs debut at Westminster dog show
    A week after Beck took home Album of the Year honors at the Grammy Awards and two weeks after the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, a pack of pre-eminent pooches will look for prestige in another event. The 139th...
  • Merry Meadow wins third straight stakes in Hurricane Bertie

    HALLANDALE — Merry Meadow, going for three stakes triumphs in a row, figured to be tough to beat in Saturday's Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie Stakes at Gulfstream. Theoretically her task should have become easier when two of her six rivals scratched. But...
  • Honor Code goes last to first to win Gulfstream Handicap

     Honor Code goes last to first to win Gulfstream Handicap
    Shug McGaughey honed Honor Code all winter toward his 2015 debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. A stride or two out of the gate in the one-mile Grade 2 McGaughey said he felt like leaving for home. Honor Code, breaking from the rail, stumbled...