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Gary Jones, Hall of Fame horse trainer, dies at 76

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Hall of Fame trainer Gary Jones, who oversaw Hall of Fame horse Best Pal and 1986 older horse of the year Turkoman, has died. He was 76.Jones died Sunday at his home in Del Mar near...

Star European mare Enable retires from racing, to begin breeding

NEWMARKET, England -- One of the most decorated runners in European horse racing was retired Monday when the owners of superstar mare Enable said she had run her last race and would soon begin a breeding career.The 6-year-old Enable,...

Swiss Skydiver upsets Authentic to become sixth filly to win Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE -- Filly Swiss Skydiver added another memorable moment to a topsy-turvy Triple Crown season.Jockey Robby Albarado made a power move to pass favored Authentic around the far turn, and Swiss Skydiver beat him by a neck after a...

Betting guide for the 145th Preakness Stakes

The 145th Preakness Stakes will close out the reshuffled 2020 Triple Crown season. Tiz the Law won the Belmont Stakes in June, and Kentucky Derby winner Authentic is the favorite to win Saturday in PimlicoHere is a breakdown of...

The United States of athlete streets

Quick, which athlete has the most roads in the U.S. named after him or her? (Hint: The athlete is not human. Like, literally not a person.)Which sport has the most streets named after its athletes? (Hint: Again, not humans.)After...

Champion jockey of British racing Oisin Murphy tests positive for cocaine

NEWBURY, England -- The champion jockey of British horse racing has tested positive for cocaine.Oisin Murphy returned a positive test for metabolites of the drug in a test undertaken in France on July 19, a statement from the Professional...

More restrictive use of whip in California horse racing taking effect

LOS ANGELES -- Jockeys and exercise riders in California will be working under a more restrictive rule governing the use of whips that goes into effect on Thursday.The amended Rule 1688 was designed by the California Horse Racing Board...

Odds for the 145th Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Authentic is the favorite to win Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.1 RelatedTypically the second race run in the Triple Crown, the Preakness will be the final leg after the schedule was altered...

House bill will create national medication, safety standards for horse racing

WASHINGTON -- The House approved a bill Tuesday to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry to discourage use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.The "Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act"...

Kentucky Derby winner Authentic set as 9-5 favorite at Preakness draw

Kentucky Derby winner Authentic was installed as the 9-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness and drew the No. 9 post position at the draw Monday that lacked the usual fanfare of owners and trainers packing into a crowded...

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