| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The morning line favorites in the two main races, Friday's $2-million Distaff and Saturday's $5-million Classic, appeared to draw favorable post positions Monday at Santa Anita, site of the third consecutive Breeders' Cup.
Trainer Steve Asmussen's...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For the third straight year, Santa Anita will be home base for horse racing's annual cash call, also known as the Breeders' Cup.
This year's event, Friday and Saturday, will distribute $24.5 million over 13 races, four on Friday and nine on Saturday. It...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:41 AM
For some thoroughbreds at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, it had been mere months since their last race.
Now, as the ex-racehorses trotted onto the track, they were asked by riders not to run like the wind, but do something entirely different —...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Trainer Bob Baffert scratched one of his best hopes for a Breeders' Cup title Tuesday, when American Pharoah was found to have a deep bruise in his left front hoof.
American Pharoah was the 2-1 morning line favorite in the $2-million Juvenile, a race...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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'...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. Stevens is going to ride in this weekend's Breeders' Cup. Yes, you read that right. This is the man who came back in 2013 after 7 1/2 years...
| 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 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:03 PM
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...