- Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice Updated: Aug-29-15 7:08 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.
- Photo Call edges Cushion in the Violet Stakes at Monmouth Updated: Aug-29-15 6:47 pm
OCEANPORT, New Jersey - Photo Call moved to the lead around the far turn and held off Cushion by three-quarters of a length in the $100,000 Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday.
- Sheer Drama, Flintshire among winners on Travers undercard Updated: Aug-29-15 5:41 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The Travers Day undercard produced four automatic qualifers for races in the Breeders' Cup in two months.
- Patriotic Diamond rallies to win Generous Portion at Del Mar Updated: Aug-28-15 10:27 pm
DEL MAR, California - Patriotic Diamond rallied from far back to win the $150,000 Generous Portion Stakes for California-bred 2-year-old fillies by 1 1/4 lengths Friday at Del Mar.
- American Pharoah still front and center on racing's stage Updated: Aug-28-15 9:46 pm
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois - Horse racing hasn't had it this good in years.
- Marylou Whitney, Dinny Phipps honored day before Travers Updated: Aug-28-15 8:29 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Prominent horse owners Marylou Whitney and Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps were inducted into Saratoga Race Course's "Walk of Fame" on Friday, the day before Triple Crown winner American Pharoah runs in the Travers Stakes.
- Good Luck Gus wins Albany at Saratoga Updated: Aug-28-15 6:42 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Good Luck Gus split horses in mid-stretch and outran pacesetter One Sided to the wire for a half-length victory Friday in the $250,000 Albany at Saratoga Race Course.
- Triple Crown winner gallops before thousands at 'Pharatoga' Updated: Aug-28-15 1:23 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes.
- Wise Dan set for first race of 2015 at Woodbine Updated: Aug-27-15 6:11 pm
TORONTO - Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is on schedule to make his first start of the year in the Woodbine Mile next month at Woodbine Racetrack.
- American Pharoah looks 'super good' at Saratoga Race Course Updated: Aug-27-15 2:02 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - No worries, so far. American Pharoah seems to love Saratoga Race Course.
- Gulf Greyhound Park, last Texas dog track, to close Updated: Aug-26-15 8:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The last greyhound racing track in Texas is closing.
- Da Big Hoss takes John's Call at Saratoga Updated: Aug-26-15 6:06 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Skychai Racing's Da Big Hoss made a sweeping move on the outside nearing the stretch and sprinted down the center of the track to win the $100,000 John's Call by two lengths Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course.
- Triple Crown winner arrives at Saratoga for Travers Updated: Aug-26-15 5:12 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - With a dozen roses and about 300 people waiting to greet him, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah arrived at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday and was led off a horse van next to his barn after a flight from California.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Aug-26-15 3:38 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- Texas Racing Commission keeps new form of e-gambling Updated: Aug-26-15 11:43 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Racing Commission has voted to retain a rule to allow a new form of electronic gambling at tracks.
- American Pharoah 1-5 favorite in 10-horse field for Travers Updated: Aug-25-15 8:02 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - And now, it's on to the Spa for the Triple Crown winner.
- Thoroughbred racing returns to Boston horse track Updated: Aug-24-15 3:19 pm
BOSTON - Thoroughbred horse racing is returning to New England.
- Win at Saratoga gives Irad Ortiz Jr. 1,000 in career Updated: Aug-24-15 3:06 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. earned his 1,000th career victory when Frosty Margarita rallied Monday to win the opener at Saratoga Race Course by 1½ lengths.
- Officials look to move betting machines back to race track Updated: Aug-23-15 3:47 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - An eastern Idaho horse racing track has folded on trying to keep its lucrative betting machines off-site after months of defending the legality of the machines' location.
- Beholder romps to win against boys in Pacific Classic Updated: Aug-22-15 9:38 pm
DEL MAR, California - Beholder romped to an 8 1/4-length victory in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, becoming the first female to win the Grade 1 race.
- Jockey John Velazquez gets win No. 800 at Saratoga Updated: Aug-22-15 3:11 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez reached a milestone 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course when Run a Dubb Dubb rallied to edge Touching My Toes in Saturday's first race.
- Trainer at central Ohio harness track remains dominant Updated: Aug-22-15 10:47 am
GROVE CITY, Ohio - As the most successful horseman in Ohio harness racing, Scioto Downs-based trainer Virgil Morgan Jr. has license to spend his mornings lollygagging in his loungewear and his evenings hobnobbing in the clubhouse.
- Travers might not be right race for Triple Crown winner Updated: Aug-20-15 4:33 pm
Travers, or not?
- Beholder is early 5-2 favorite for Pacific Classic Updated: Aug-19-15 5:20 pm
DEL MAR, California - Two-time Eclipse Award champion Beholder is the early 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, where she will try to become the first female to win the Grade 1 race.
- Danish Dynaformer wins Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine Updated: Aug-16-15 8:21 pm
TORONTO - Danish Dynaformer won the 125th running of the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes in hot, muggy conditions Sunday, romping to a 7 3/4-length victory at Woodbine Racetrack.