The New York Racing Association Inc., which oversees thoroughbred racing at the state’s three major racetracks, boosted the payout for the Belmont Stakes to $1.5 million to rival the other two purses that are part of the Triple Crown.
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.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will travel to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on May 14 to begin final preparations for the Preakness Stakes.
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.
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.
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.
CashCall Inc., a lender run by racehorse aficionado Paul Reddam, is one of the mortgage industry’s biggest office tenants in Orange County, California. It’s about to get smaller.
Jockey Calvin Borel, who won a record three Kentucky Derby races in four years, will be inducted today into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame.
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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