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Officials lift precautionary quarantine at Belmont Park barn

NEW YORK -- Officials have lifted a precautionary quarantine on a barn at Belmont Park after test results for Freudnme, a horse suspected of having equine herpesvirus Type 1, were negative.The New York Racing Association said Sunday all horses...

Belmont Park barn under precautionary quarantine

NEW YORK -- A barn at Belmont Park has been placed under a precautionary quarantine because of a suspected case of equine herpesvirus Type 1.New York Racing Association officials say a 4-year-old colt trained by Chris Englehart exhibited fever...

Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks will run with limitations on spectators

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Churchill Downs says the rescheduled Kentucky Derby and Oaks will run this fall with spectators under strict guidelines to limit crowd density for the race that annually attracts more than 100,000.The 146th runnings of the Oaks...

Santa Anita records 17 positive COVID-19 tests during recent meet

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita saw 17 people test positive for the coronavirus during its recently completed meet, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said.The Arcadia racetrack was on Monday's list of nonresidential settings with five or...

Strictly Biz injured, euthanized after race at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. -- A horse injured after crossing the finish line of a race at Santa Anita was euthanized, marking the 15th fatality at the track since late December.Strictly Biz, a 4-year-old colt, fractured his right knee while galloping...

Gamine wins Acorn Stakes by 18 3/4 lengths in record time

NEW YORK -- Gamine led all the way in winning the $300,000 Acorn Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 18 3/4 lengths at Belmont on Saturday.Trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, Gamine ran 1 mile in 1:32.55, fastest in...

New York-bred Tiz the Law wins spectator-less Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK -- Tiz the Law won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory Saturday at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule and crossing the finish line in front of eerily empty grandstands.The 3-year-old colt from upstate...

Hall of Famer Bill Mott becomes 7th trainer with 5,000 wins

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Hall of Famer Bill Mott has become the seventh trainer in history with 5,000 wins.Moon Over Miami won the third race at Churchill Downs on Saturday by a length after being saddled by Mott's assistant Kenny...

Best bets for Saturday’s 152nd Belmont Stakes

The 152nd Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday in New York. Normally, the final race of the Triple Crown, it will be the first this year and will take place without spectators.ESPN's Chris Fallica gives us his best...

Frankie Dettori rides Stradivarius to third straight Gold Cup win

ASCOT, England -- Frankie Dettori performed his trademark flying dismount after riding Stradivarius to a third straight victory at the Gold Cup in a dominant performance at Royal Ascot on Thursday.Stradivarius joined horses Sagaro (1975, '76 and '77) and...

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