NEW YORK - Sloppy track or not, here comes Todd Pletcher with another squad of 3-year-olds for a Triple Crown race.
Oxbow, with Gary Sevens up, hits the wire at Pimlico, covering the 113/16 mile in 1:57.54. He went off at 15-1 odds.
BALTIMORE - Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Jockey Joel Rosario previously had ridden Orb five times, including to two victories. Jockey John Velazquez also won twice aboard Orb.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Joel Rosario maximized the opportunity aboard Orb that John Velazquez passed on in the Kentucky Derby.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A trainer flooding the field with five horses. A black jockey trying to make history, and a woman rider, too. Louisville coach Rick Pitino seeking a double - champions in racing and basketball. He's sure in the right place.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The historic home of the Kentucky Derby has undergone facelifts, upgrades and minor touch-ups over the last decade that amount to the most significant changes at Churchill Downs since the twin spires were erected in the late 19th century.
Trainer Todd Pletcher, a UA graduate, will start five horses Saturday in the Kentucky Derby.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On one hand, Todd Pletcher is doing exactly what is expected of him - which only adds to the absurdity of the University of Arizona grad's situation.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Game On Dude carried Chantal Sutherland to victory in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on Saturday, making her the first female jockey to win the 73-year-old race.
I'll Have Another, getting love from Eliza McCalmont at a news conference Friday in Elmont, N.Y., saw his Triple Crown chances end with a swollen left front tendon.
ELMONT, N.Y. - Thoroughbred racing's 34-year wait for a Triple Crown champion will continue, with the struggling industry's latest hope for a superstar suffering a fairly common yet career-ending injury Friday.
NEW YORK - The Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another almost ended Thursday when a loose horse came within inches of slamming into the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner during training at Belmont Park.
A summer racing season at Yavapai Downs in Prescott Valley seems more in doubt than ever a month after a federal agency rejected a bid for the bankrupt horse track.
Gemologist, undefeated in five races, is one of two horses that UA alum Todd Pletcher has entered in today's Derby. The other is El Padrino.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hot pace. Muggy day. One of the deepest, talented fields in years.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — The bankrupt Yavapai Downs has fetched $3.25 million during a bankruptcy auction.
Peering out the clubhouse window, Jim Kramer and friend Will
Sivilli consulted with a stranger over which horses to bet on
Saturday for the opening race on opening day at Rillito Race Track,
4502 N. First Ave.
The horses came down the stretch during Saturday's third race at Rillito Race Track. Saturday was the first day of the racing season. Five more weeks of racing are scheduled through Feb. 21, with the exception of Super Bowl Sunday, which is Feb. 7.