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Santa Anita to race less this winter in bad weather

DEL MAR, Calif. -- Santa Anita will race less, if at all, in inclement weather during its winter-spring meet that begins on Dec. 26, although what factors will decide whether racing occurs in such conditions haven't been announced.Led by...

California Horse Racing Board elects veterinarian Gregory Ferraro as chairman

DEL MAR, Calif. -- The California Horse Racing Board has chosen a longtime veterinarian as its new chairman.Gregory Ferraro was elected Thursday during the board's meeting at Del Mar racetrack north of San Diego. He was appointed to the...

Santa Anita to install equine MRI thanks to successful fundraiser

ARCADIA, Calif. -- A fundraising campaign to install an equine MRI at Santa Anita has been successful, and it's expected to be in place during the troubled track's winter-spring meet that begins on Dec. 26.Karen Klawitter, CEO of the...

Del Mar death toll now at four during fall meet

DEL MAR, Calif. -- A 3-year-old filly has collapsed and died after a workout at Del Mar, while another horse that was injured in a race on Nov. 10 has been euthanized, making it four horses that have died...

Maximum Security owners plan appeal of dismissed lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The owners of Maximum Security say they will appeal a federal judge's dismissal of their lawsuit that seeks to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as winner of the Kentucky Derby.Gary West said in a...

Judge dismisses Kentucky Derby disqualification suit by owners of Maximum Security

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security seeking to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as the winner of the Kentucky Derby.Owners Gary and Mary West wanted the U.S....

Drew Fleming voted new president, CEO of Breeders’ Cup

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Breeders' Cup has named Drew Fleming president and chief executive officer.The board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Fleming as the replacement for Craig Fravel, who quit after last weekend's world championships at Santa...

Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling finish

11:09 PM ETESPN staffVow and Declare took out a thrilling Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon, the Australian stayer beating a host of international raiders to give jockey Craig Williams and trainer Danny O'Brien their first wins in...

Melbourne Cup guide how to pick your horse

Australians are expected to sink over $300 million into the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, but what does the horse you have bet on say about you?ESPN horse racing expert* Mike Wise has run the numbers, read the tea leaves...

Breeders’ Cup ends with death of 37th horse at Santa Anita

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.The marquee race was the last of the two-day world championships,...

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