| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Speed, smarts, and the heart of a champion: using genomic analysis, scientists have identified DNA changes that helped turn ancient horses such as those in prehistoric cave art into today's Secretariats and Black Beautys, researchers reported Monday....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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-...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:38 AM
The annual Horseshoe Hoedown was a big success, raising $95,000 for Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida.
The event, staged at the Vegso Family Arena in Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, drew more than 300 people and featured a country music band,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
There are just six horses entered Saturday in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar, but the presence of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome means the horse racing world will be watching closely.
Trainer Art Sherman is...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A 91/4-length victory in the 13/4-mile Las Vegas Marathon at Santa Anita on the first day of last month's Breeders' Cup races suggests Cary Street isn't going to have an energy crisis when he hits the homestretch in Saturday's 11/4-mile Hawthorne Gold...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:59 PM
California Chrome made it a rare November to remember in horse racing Saturday. It takes a real star to do that.
Running on a surface on which he had never raced before, at a made-for-summer seaside track that never before ran a race this late in the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The University of Kentucky basketball team is so loaded with talent that its coach, John Calipari, says he doesn't have substitutes — he has reinforcements.
Trainer Todd Pletcher's barn is racing's version of that.
Pletcher was considering...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Eddie Olczyk will be busy covering his other favorite sport this weekend for NBC.
The Blackhawks and NBC’s lead NHL analyst will be part of the network’s crew working the Breeder’s Cup Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita in California....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The first day of the Breeders' Cup races is in the books. It was a day in which no long shots cashed in. A summary:
Winner: Frankie Dettori rallied Hootenanny in the deep stretch to win the first Breeders' Cup race. But it did not turn out...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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....