| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Common sense would dictate that the horse who wins the biggest 2-year-old race of the year would then be destined for greatness six months later in the Kentucky Derby.
But when did common sense and racing ever go together?
Instead, it has been more of...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Turf races are known for late charges and Saturday's $3-million Breeders' Cup race didn't disappoint. Magician came from seventh at the start of the stretch to win the 1 1/2-mile race by half a length.
The race starts midway on a hill beyond the far...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Horses and jockeys were on the move Sunday returning to their home bases after the two-day Breeders' Cup races at Santa Anita, but Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez remained at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after having his spleen removed...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Professional motorcycle racer Shelina Moreda has always liked moving fast. She was just a toddler when she rode ATVs. She fell in love with dirt bikes at the age of 12. Her mother and father -- who raced cars and dirt bikes himself -- were supportive when...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The 3-year-old colt who inspired a summer fervor for Maryland horse racing by winning five straight races, including the 2013 Kentucky Derby, is entering retirement.
Orb, owned by Baltimore native Stuart S. Janney III and home-bred at Phipps Stable,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Last January, when Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens launched his comeback after seven years in retirement, his daughter, Madison, wasn't happy. She was in the winner's circle at Santa Anita, crying, "I want my daddy."
Eight months later, the 4-year-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Mayor Craig Moe didn't look like he was betting with both fists Saturday at Laurel Park, but he didn't exactly come off as a wide-eyed neophyte either as the city of Laurel teamed with the track for a feel-good cross-promotional event.
Inside a former...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:31 PM
In a stretch duel that had the Santa Anita crowd of 58,795 screaming and on their feet, Mucho Macho Man held on by the tiniest of margins to win the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic. It was the kind of race that brings people back to racing.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...
| Oct 15, 2013
Jessica Campbell got an early start with road trips. "We grew up making trips to our family vacation house in Cherry Grove, S.C., just outside Myrtle Beach," says the Nashville-based singer-songwriter. "I loved it! Knowing that it was a house my grandpa...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A Thanksgiving Day feast means something totally different to former Green Bay Packer Paul Hornung.
"The Lions used to just eat us alive," he says.
Hornung, a Hall of Famer, is 77. The golden era of the Golden Boy was the '50s and '60s. In those days,...