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Santa Anita Park to offer temporary free weekend admission to infield

Santa Anita Park to offer temporary free weekend admission to infield

Santa Anita Park said it plans to offer free weekend admission to its infield area starting April 26 and lasting through the end of its current meet...

Betting the NCAA tournament brings back memories of grandpa

Betting the NCAA tournament brings back memories of grandpa

HENDERSON, Nev. -- I like to hang out at the Green Valley Ranch sports book, my occasional home away from home. Especially now, during the...

California Chrome a down-home Derby favorite

California Chrome a down-home Derby favorite

The world of sports has its unlikely stories. Now it has a topper, a horse named California Chrome. The Kentucky Derby has no idea what's...

California Chrome crowds out others ahead of the Santa Anita Derby

California Chrome crowds out others ahead of the Santa Anita Derby

Saturday's Santa Anita Derby is an eight-horse race, but the kind of buzz that has accompanied California Chrome, ever since he blew the...

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This Derby horse is a real work of Art

This Derby horse is a real work of Art

For nearly 60 years, Art Sherman has tiptoed around the outer edges of horse racing fame. Now, he is ever...

 Old Dude is still game in the Big 'Cap

Old Dude is still game in the Big 'Cap

The deciding moment in Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap couldn't have been more perfectly scripted. The...

Mucho Macho Man heads Santa Anita Handicap field

Mucho Macho Man heads Santa Anita Handicap field

If horse racing's newest star, Mucho Macho Man, could talk, the strapping 6-year-old horse would probably...

Jockey Aaron Gryder is right where he wants to be

Jockey Aaron Gryder is right where he wants to be

Jockey Aaron Gryder's life is not just a story. It's an odyssey.

Del Mar plans to switch to dirt surface in 2015

Del Mar plans to switch to dirt surface in 2015

So much for the grand experiment of having synthetic surfaces for horse racing in Southern California.

U.S. men face tough challenge in super-giant slalom at Sochi Olympics

U.S. men face tough challenge in super-giant slalom at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men are still on the alpine clock in Sochi and haven't made very good time.

Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety to the rescue in super combined?

Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety to the rescue in super combined?

SOCHI, Russia — There is a compelling race taking place in the mountains that has nothing to do...

After impressive win at Santa Anita, Candy Boy will stay put

After impressive win at Santa Anita, Candy Boy will stay put

In the horse-racing world, it is still a lifetime until the May 3 Kentucky Derby.

Two key stakes races at Santa Anita on Saturday

Two of the stars in the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, the unbeaten 3-year-old Midnight Hawk...

Hollywood Park memorabilia goes missing

Hollywood Park memorabilia goes missing

As Hollywood Park prepares to hold an Internet auction on Friday and Saturday to sell off memorabilia and...

Midnight Hawk well-trained, and well-coached, in win at Santa Anita

Midnight Hawk well-trained, and well-coached, in win at Santa Anita

Mike Tice, hired as the offensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons earlier this week, could have an...

Nominees for 2013 Eclipse Awards are announced

Nominees for 2013 Eclipse Awards are announced

Horse of the Year candidates Mucho Macho Man, Will Take Charge and Wise Dan head the list of finalists...

Crowd catches the tail end of horse racing at historic Hollywood Park

Crowd catches the tail end of horse racing at historic Hollywood Park

The bugler in his green coat and top hat tried to sound upbeat as he blew the traditional "Call to Post,"...

Sunday is the end for Hollywood Park

Sunday is the end for Hollywood Park

After 75 years of horse racing, Betfair Hollywood Park has reached closing day. The Inglewood track...

Jockey John Velazquez has spleen removed after spill at Santa Anita

Jockey John Velazquez has spleen removed after spill at Santa Anita

Horses and jockeys were on the move Sunday returning to their home bases after the two-day Breeders'...

Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story

Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story

The best story won Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup horse race.

Breeders' Cup notes: The day begins with tragedy

Breeders' Cup notes: The day begins with tragedy

Saturday's Breeders' Cup started with a thud. Death and pain followed quickly. Thoroughbred horse...

New Year's Day wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile, looks like a fit for Kentucky Derby

New Year's Day wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile, looks like a fit for Kentucky Derby

Common sense would dictate that the horse who wins the biggest 2-year-old race of the year would then...

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