Churchill announces $135M renovation project
Churchill Downs announced a $135 million renovation project Wednesday that includes improvements to seating areas and a redesign of the Paddock and Plaza areas.
Mandaloun awarded victory in Haskell after DQ
Mandaloun was named the winner of the Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday after Hot Rod Charlie, who finished first, was disqualified for veering into Midnight Bourbon in the stretch.
Judge nixes Baffert's N.Y. ban for failed Derby test
A federal judge has nullified horse trainer Bob Baffert's suspension, finding that the New York Racing Association acted unconstitutionally by failing to let him adequately respond after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test.
Jockey Rotz, winner at Preakness, Belmont, dies
John Rotz, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the Preakness and Belmont Stakes during his career, has died at 86. He won 2,907 races during a 20-year career that began in 1953.
Judge: Baffert suspended with 'no due process'
A New York judge was sympathetic Monday to horse trainer Bob Baffert's claims that his May suspension by the New York Racing Association was unconstitutional, saying the organization attacked his credibility.
Colt owned by Baffert's wife runs in NY amid feud
Bob Baffert's battle with the New York Racing Association saw an interesting twist on Saturday, when a colt co-owned by his wife, Jill, ran in the $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational, finishing fourth.
Gamine gives Baffert third stakes win in two days
Gamine romped to a 10-length victory in the $200,000 Great Lady M Stakes on Monday, giving embattled trainer Bob Baffert his third stakes win in two days at Los Alamitos.
Baffert horses secure a 1-2 finish at Los Alamitos
Classier held off favored stablemate Defunded by a nose to win the $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby on Sunday, giving embattled trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish in a race he has won five years in a row and six of the past seven.
Breeders' Cup will have full fan capacity in Nov.
Del Mar will be at full fan capacity when the track plays host to the The Breeders' Cup on Nov. 5-6.
Further tests on Medina Spirit urine sample OK'd
A Kentucky judge has granted representatives of trainer Bob Baffert and the owners of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit much of the horse's split urine sample to be further tested for betamethasone and other substances.
Vote for Best Jockey at 2021 ESPYS
Irad Ortiz Jr., John Velazquez, Flavien Prat or Joel Rosario? Cast your vote for Best Jockey at the 2021 ESPYS.
Baffert sues to overturn New York racing ban
Trainer Bob Baffert sued in federal court Monday in an effort to get his suspension by the New York Racing Association lifted.
Baffert, Medina Spirit owners sue racing officials
Bob Baffert and the owners of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit have filed a lawsuit against state racing officials, seeking a temporary injunction they say is to prevent violation of due process rights.
Betting favorite Essential Quality wins Belmont
Essential Quality has won six of his seven lifetime starts, with his lone defeat coming as the beaten favorite in the Kentucky Derby.
Jockey Ortiz out of Belmont following scary fall
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. is out of the Belmont Stakes after a scary fall while racing but seems to have escaped long-term injury.
Betting guide for the 153rd Belmont Stakes
How should you bet Saturday's final leg of the Triple Crown? Chris Fallica and Anita Marks provide analysis and offer picks for the Belmont.
Black Caviar's daughter takes centre stage at Flemington
Black Caviar's daughter has certainly caught the attention of rank-and-file punters ahead of her debut at Flemington on Saturday.
New horse racing chief: Clean-up a 'steep climb'
The chairman of horse racing's future governing body said the failed drug test of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit shows the need for a uniform set of rules and penalties in place of the sport's current patchwork system.
Baffert banned for 2 years by Churchill Downs
Trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for two years by Churchill Downs on Wednesday after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone in the Kentucky Derby winner's system.
Lawyers: Medina Spirit's second test also positive
A second postrace blood sample of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone, lawyers for the horse's owner and trainer Bob Baffert said Wednesday.
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