Money raised to install equine MRI at Santa Anita
A fundraising campaign to install an equine MRI at Santa Anita has been successful, and the machine is expected to be in place during the troubled track's winter-spring meet that begins on Dec. 26.
Filly dies at Del Mar; other horse euthanized
Slewgoodtobetrue and Princess Dorian became the third and fourth horses to die at Del Mar since the track's fall meet began Nov. 6
Maximum Security owners to appeal court ruling
Maximum Security owner Gary West said the court's decision to dismiss the lawsuit Friday "puts Kentucky's stewards above the law."
Judge throws out Kentucky Derby DQ lawsuit
A judge dismissed the lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security, the horse disqualified as winner of the Kentucky Derby.
Fleming unanimously voted Breeders' Cup CEO
Drew Fleming, who was the chief operating officer of Breeders' Cup Ltd., has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Breeders' Cup.
Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling finish
Vow and Declare took out a thrilling Melbourne Cup at Flemington, the Australian stayer beating a host of international raiders to give jockey Craig Williams and trainer Danny O'Brien their first wins in the "race that stops a nation."
Melbourne Cup: How to pick your horse
Picking a Melbourne Cup winner from a 24-horse field is no easy feat, particularly when you gamble only once a a year. But it can often be a case of the less you know the better when it comes to the "race that stops a nation".
Breeders' Cup ends with 37th Santa Anita death
Mongolian Groom was euthanized after running in the $6 million Classic at the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, the 37th horse to die at the California track since December.
Vino Rosso wins $6M Classic at Breeders' Cup
Vino Rosso powered around the final turn and ran down McKinzie in the stretch to win the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday night.
Storm the Court (45-1) upset winner in Juvenile
Juvenile winner Storm the Court paid $93.80 to win at Santa Anita, where all 10 Breeders' Cup races went off safely Friday.
Churchill Downs adds include gaming, new seats
Churchill Downs plans to begin work next month on a $300 million project that will include a hotel, historical racing machines, new stadium seating and a Millionaires Row renovation.
Santa Anita may return to synthetic track surface
Santa Anita is looking into the possibility of removing its dirt surface, where the majority of the track's 36 horse deaths since December have occurred, and going back to a synthetic surface.
McKinzie is early favorite in Breeders' Cup Classic
McKinzie, with a new jockey replacing Hall of Famer Mike Smith, is the 3-1 favorite for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic this weekend at troubled Santa Anita.
Filly injured in race euthanized at Santa Anita
Bye Bye Beautiful, a 2-year-old filly, injured her right front leg less in a race at Santa Anita and was euthanized Sunday, the 36th horse to die at the Southern California track since December.
Horse dies after Santa Anita training track injury
A fifth horse has died at Santa Anita this fall, the 35th overall fatality since Dec. 26 at the Southern California racetrack.
McKinzie, Code of Honor top Breeders' Cup field
McKinzie heads a field of 11 horses, including mare Elate, for the Breeders' Cup Classic, with trainer Bob Baffert going for a fourth victory in the $6 million race that includes Preakness winner War of Will but not the Derby or Belmont winners.
Gelding becomes 34th horse to die at Santa Anita
Satchel Paige, a 3-year-old gelding, was euthanized after suffering an open fracture of his left front ankle during the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December.
Breeders' Cup upholds trainer Hollendorfer's ban
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer is banned from entering horses in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, where he was barred earlier this year.
Third horse dies at Keeneland in 5 days
Triggerman, a 3-year-old colt, was fatally injured at Keeneland in a crash that also left his jockey, Adam Beschizza, with an injured left clavicle. The horse's death is the track's third since the fall meet opened on Friday.
Ex-Oak Tree Racing exec Chillingworth, 93, dies
Sherwood C. Chillingworth, a longtime executive with the Oak Tree Racing Association who had partnerships in several stakes-winning thoroughbreds, has died. He was 93.
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