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  • Breeders' Cup looks to add to rich history

    Breeders' Cup looks to add to rich history
    The 28 years of horse racing's traveling carnival, also known as the Breeders' Cup, have been a tale of more than two cities; 10, actually, if you count Los Angeles and New York twice each for their separate participating tracks. The history of this...
  • California racing board suspends trainer Doug O'Neill

    California racing board suspends trainer Doug O'Neill
    Trainer Doug O’Neill has been suspended by the California Horse Racing Board for 45 days because one of his horses tested positive for high levels of carbon dioxide in 2010. O’Neill’s punishment won’t start before July 1, allowing...
  • To leading Canadian trainer, Lasix ban makes no horse sense

    To leading Canadian trainer, Lasix ban makes no horse sense
    He wasn't exactly Peter Finch in the 1976 movie "Network," telling the world he was "mad as hell and not going to take it anymore!" But thoroughbred trainer Mark Casse wasn't a happy camper Thursday. Casse, 51, one of Canada's leading trainers, with just...
  • Mike Smith finds love again with Royal Delta at Breeders' Cup

    Mike Smith finds love again with Royal Delta at Breeders' Cup
    Quite the ladies' man, this Mike Smith. He may be bald, he may be just a little guy, and he may be just three years shy of that symbolic male decline age of 50. But put him in the saddle of a filly or mare in a big-money horse race and it is instant...
  • Fort Larned withstands a siege in Breeders' Cup Classic

    Fort Larned withstands a siege in Breeders' Cup Classic
    Game On Dude didn't quite have enough game. Mucho Macho Man had insufficient macho. And so Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a Hollywood show taking place before 55,123 well-dressed and well-entertained people at a horse track long established in star-...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers

    Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers
    A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the historic hurricane. The first photo showed up in much of the mainstream media coverage and became a symbol of the storm: A seemingly intact roller coaster...
  • Trainer Bob Baffert: The silver-haired dude with a golden touch

    Trainer Bob Baffert: The silver-haired dude with a golden touch
    The oft-troubled sport of thoroughbred horse racing may have a solution for its well-documented woes right in its midst. All it needs to do is clone Bob Baffert. Baffert, the white-haired trainer with the fast one-liners and faster horses, ruled the...
  • Santa Anita's opening statement: honoring Eddie Delahoussaye

    Santa Anita's opening statement: honoring Eddie Delahoussaye
    Southern California horse racing has chosen a fitting way to open up a crucial meeting. It named a race for Eddie Delahoussaye. Santa Anita will be back in business Friday, for a meeting highlighted by the first of two straight Breeders' Cups. Around...
  • SoCal Close-Ups: San Diego's North County more than just a pretty face

    SoCal Close-Ups: San Diego's North County more than just a pretty face
    Maybe you've always suspected that there was more to San Diego's North County than beach towns, rolling hills, expat giraffes and a walled kingdom of brightly colored plastic. But frankly, they had me at beach towns. I always figured the rest —...
  • Goldencents gives Doug O'Neill a Rerun for the Roses

    Goldencents gives Doug O'Neill a Rerun for the Roses
    Apparently, trainer Doug O'Neill has taken the name of his most famous horse literally. Saturday, he decided, I'll Have Another. So, here we go again. If race fans have that feeling of "Groundhog Day," nobody could blame them. The O'Neill Show, a...
  • In Santa Anita Handicap lore, Bobby Frankel lives on

     In Santa Anita Handicap lore, Bobby Frankel lives on
    This is a column about two big deals in Southern California horse racing, the Santa Anita Handicap and Bobby Frankel. One will be run Saturday and the other is no longer with us. Neither will ever be forgettable. If it seems odd to talk about a live...