Horse Racing

  • Miss Da Point wins feature at Aqueduct

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Miss Da Point rallied for a second straight convincing win at Aqueduct in the $62,000 allowance feature for New York bred fillies and mares on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 hours ago
  • Touchofstarquality wins Big A feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Touchofstarquality and jockey Cornelio Velasquez surged to victory with a four-wide sweep in the $67,000 allowance feature on Thursday at Aqueduct. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 6:32 PM EDT
  • FSA to test for lamb meat substitution

    (Reuters) - The Foods Standards Agency (FSA) said it will begin a new round of tests on lamb takeaway meals from restaurants across the UK after the consumer watchdog found evidence of cheaper substitutes such as beef and chicken. The FSA said … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 8:18 PM EDT
  • British consumer watchdog to test for lamb meat substitution

    (Reuters) - Britain's Foods Standards Agency (FSA) said it will begin a new round of tests on lamb takeaway meals from restaurants across the UK after the consumer watchdog found evidence of cheaper substitutes such as beef and chicken. The FSA … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 8:12 PM EDT
  • Jockey Club announces record financial results

    The Jockey Club, which stages some of British horseracing's most famous events including the Cheltenham festival and the Grand National, announced record financial results on Wednesday. Total prize money at Jockey Club racecourses in 2013 reached a … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 6:06 PM EDT
  • Horse racing-Jockey Club announces record financial results

    The Jockey Club, which stages some of British horseracing's most famous events including the Cheltenham festival and the Grand National, announced record financial results on Wednesday. Total prize money at Jockey Club racecourses in 2013 reached a … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 6:00 PM EDT
  • Image of Anna wins Big A feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Image of Anna rallied for a 3 1/2-length victory over Allie Sweet in the $67,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on Wednesday at Aqueduct. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 5:13 PM EDT
  • Jockeys replaced by robots at Dubai Camel Racing Festival

    Jockeys replaced by robots at Dubai Camel Racing Festival

    Yes, you read that headline correctly. The Dubai Camel Racing Festival has kicked off in the United Arab Emirates and there are some unique jockeys being employed. Robots with mechanical whips are racing the camels. You can’t miss these photos!

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    Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 11:09 AM EDT
  • Begay expects Woods to miss US Open

    Begay expects Woods to miss US Open

    Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Before leaving Tuesday morning for The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia, Watson decided to pay an unannounced visit to the Golf Channel studio and wanted to keep it a … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 6:07 PM EDT
  • Renewed calls to ban jumps racing

    Renewed calls to ban jumps racing

    The Oakbank Easter race meet has been overshadowed by the death of a horse following jumps racing trials this morning. Michelle Vella reports. … More »

    Seven Media Group - News - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 5:22 AM EDT
  • Stormy Lucy wins Santa Barbara Handicap

    Stormy Lucy rallied to win the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap by a neck at Santa Anita on Sunday. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Stormy Lucy ran 1 1/4 miles on the turf in 1:58.73 and paid $5.40, $3 and $2.60 as the 8-5 favorite. Stormy Lucy was … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 9:30 PM EDT
  • Horseracing-Danza, Dance With Fate win Kentucky Derby preps

    (Reuters) - Danza and Dance With Fate entered the Kentucky Derby discussion on Saturday after winning major prep races for the first jewel of American horseracing's Triple Crown. Danza, a 41-1 long shot trained by Todd Pletcher, romped to a 4 3/4 … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 9:20 PM EDT
  • Danza, Dance With Fate win Kentucky Derby preps

    (Reuters) - Danza and Dance With Fate entered the Kentucky Derby discussion on Saturday after winning major prep races for the first jewel of American horseracing's Triple Crown. Danza, a 41-1 long shot trained by Todd Pletcher, romped to a 4 3/4 … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 9:12 PM EDT
  • Danza wins Arkansas Derby as 40-1 long shot

    Danza wins Arkansas Derby as 40-1 long shot

    Todd Pletcher worked his Arkansas Derby magic once again, this time in the most unexpected fashion. The six-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer added to his record haul at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, earning his fourth win in the Derby thanks to a … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 8:55 PM EDT
  • Big Macher wins Potrero Grande Stakes by a nose

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Big Macher won the $200,000 Potrero Grande Stakes by a nose over 7-5 favorite Wild Dude at Santa Anita on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 8:36 PM EDT
  • Dance With Fate wins Blue Grass at Keeneland

    Dance With Fate wins Blue Grass at Keeneland

    Dance With Fate gave trainer Peter Eurton and the colt's owners a nice dilemma Saturday in the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes, charging past Pablo Del Monte for the victory and a spot in the Kentucky Derby field - if the brain trust wants it. The … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 8:25 PM EDT
  • Triple dead-heat for 1st in Louisiana horse race

    There was a triple dead-heat for first in a horse race at Evangeline Downs, a finish so rare there have been just six since 1990. The official photograph showed all three horses' noses touching the wire, so a triple dead-heat was declared by the … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 8:09 PM EDT
  • Front wins Big A feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Front beat Idle American by 1¼ lengths Saturday in the $67,000 allowance feature to remain unbeaten on Aqueduct's turf course. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 4:50 PM EDT
  • Mark Casse, Eurico Rosa da Silva the big winners at Sovereign awards banquet

    TORONTO - Mark Casse and Eurico Rosa da Silva were the big winners Friday night at the Sovereign Awards. Casse was named Canadian thoroughbred racing's top trainer for the second straight year and fifth time overall while Rosa da Silva claimed top … More »

    The Canadian Press - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 10:34 PM EDT
  • Close Hatches wins Apple Blossom at Oaklawn

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) -- Close Hatches won the $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap for older fillies and mares by 1¼ lengths at Oaklawn Park on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 9:21 PM EDT