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  • Record 201 horses pre-entered for Breeders' Cup

    A record 201 horses, including 38 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita. There are 13 Breeders' Cup races worth $26 million scheduled over two days at the Arcadia...
  • Pony up for an evening of fun at Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida's 'Horseshoe Hoedown'

    Pony up for an evening of fun at Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida's 'Horseshoe Hoedown'
    The sixth annual "Horseshoe Hoedown" benefiting Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida will take place Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. The nonprofit provides a variety of therapeutic programs for children and...
  • Regatta brings new spectacle to Fox River despite cold weather

    Regatta brings new spectacle to Fox River despite cold weather
    St. Charles' first-ever regatta Saturday in Pottawatomie Park along the Fox River had been planned meticulously by organizers for months. Spectators dressed in Kentucky Derby-style garb would cruise down the river in a large paddle boat, enjoying drinks...
  • Top Florida thoroughbreds fill card at Gulfstream West

    Gulfstream Park West will host the first Super Saturday of racing since the Miami Gardens track went by the name of Calder with this weekend's Sunshine Millions Preview. Saturday's 10-race card is filled with seven stakes races for registered Florida-...
  • Chicago says goodbye to Hot Doug's

    Chicago says goodbye to Hot Doug's
    Friday, Oct. 3: That'll be the day the lines died. After 13 years serving more than 200 different sausages, including oddities like yak and rattlesnake, Doug Sohn will close Avondale's internationally famous encased meats emporium, his namesake Hot Doug's...
  • 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...
  • Texas Red takes Breeders' Cup Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    As Texas Red, bought for a bargain $17,000 at a Keeneland yearling sale in 2013, circled the field Saturday and went from last to first in the $2-million Breeders' Cup Juvenile, its connections from Texas and Louisiana didn't take long to start dreaming...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths
    Texas Red was overlooked at 13-1 entering the 1 1/16 mile Juvenile for 2-year-olds. But how he moved through the stretch to win the $2-million race by 6 1/2 lengths has him on the short list for next year’s Kentucky Derby. Winning the Breeders&...
  • Things go bump in right for Bayern in Breeders' Cup Classic

    In a Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday that was more pinball machine than horse race, at least six significant things happened. •Bayern won, giving his owner, Kaleem Shah, 60% of the richest thoroughbred purse of the year, $5...
  • Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic

     Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic
    The scenarios for success in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a $5-million race at Santa Anita that will create legacies and define history, are as complicated as a Rubik's Cube. Fourteen horses will start. Thirteen will lose. Millions will be wagered....
  • Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection

    Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection
    Hats seem to be as much a part of major horse racing meets as thoroughbreds, jockeys, trophies and flower garlands. So it's not too surprising that in May 2013, hatmaker Christine A. Moore was named the first ever official milliner for the Breeders'...