Tiger Woods’s absence from the Masters Tournament will be felt from Augusta, Georgia, to Las Vegas, where some sports books are projecting a 20 percent decline in the total amount wagered on golf’s first major championship of the year.
Since its start in 1875, the Kentucky Derby has become the premier race for 3-year-old thoroughbred horses in the U.S., attracting 165,000 visitors a year to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will travel to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on May 14 to begin final preparations for the Preakness Stakes.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb arrived at Pimlico Race Course in Maryland yesterday to continue preparations for the May 18 running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby, finished down the field as Declaration Of War won the Queen Anne Stakes on the first day of England’s Royal Ascot meeting.
On 364 days of the year, I lick my chops when I see casual horseracing fans show up at the track.
Oh how they ridiculed Venezuela’s acting president, Nicolas Maduro, for telling a national television audience that the late Hugo Chavez visited him in the form of a bird this week.
Uncle Mo is being treated for a gastrointestinal tract infection three weeks before the colt is set to run as the favorite in the 2011 Kentucky Derby, trainer Todd Pletcher said.
Bodemeister, trained by three-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert, was installed as the 4-1 favorite for the 138th Kentucky Derby, with Michael Matz’s Union Rags close behind at 9-2.
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby, ran to a two-length victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race.
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