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  • 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," but he might just as well have been playing a dirge. Down by the rail, Todd Matzner listened with a cigar stub clamped between his teeth. "I...
  • 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 for horse racing's 2013 Eclipse Awards, which were announced Wednesday. The awards are voted on by members of the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn.,...
  • After 75 years, Hollywood Park to host final races

    After 75 years, Hollywood Park to host final races
    After 75 years, Hollywood Park will host its final races Sunday before closing for good. Eleven races are scheduled for the track’s final day, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and ending with the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes for 2-year-olds. The...
  • 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 will close its doors permanently after Sunday's 11-race card. The $200,000 King Glorious Stakes for 2-year-olds at seven furlongs is the final stakes...
  • Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint: Mizdirection repeats as champion

    Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint: Mizdirection repeats as champion
    What's going on at the Breeders' Cup? The traditional home of longshots has been playing favorites. For the third race in a row, the favorite -- in this case Mizdirection -- won at Santa Anita in the Turf Sprint on Saturday. It was also the second...
  • Breeders' Cup entries include Classic champion Fort Larned

    Breeders' Cup entries include Classic champion Fort Larned
    There were 172 horses pre-entered on Wednesday for the Breeders' Cup World Championships scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, including 24 from overseas. The 30th running of horse racing's world championships has purses totaling more than $27...
  • 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 racing is a thing of beauty. Also, occasionally, a sport of the ugly and nasty. In the first Breeders' Cup race of the final day of this $25 million event,...
  • 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 be destined for greatness six months later in the Kentucky Derby. But when did common sense and racing ever go together? Instead, it has been more of...
  • Sprint champion Points Offthebench is euthanized

    Sprint champion Points Offthebench is euthanized
    With one week to go before the Breeders' Cup World Championships, tragedy struck Santa Anita race track on Saturday morning. Points Offthebench, a winner of four consecutive races that was being prepared for the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Sprint, suffered a...
  • Game On Dude is Breeders' Cup Classic morning-line favorite

     Game On Dude is Breeders' Cup Classic morning-line favorite
    There are a lot of Hall of Famers involved with Game On Dude, installed on Monday as the 8-5 morning-line favorite and set to run from post position No. 9 in Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita. There's Hall of Fame trainer Bob...
  • Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story

    Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story
    The best story won Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup horse race. They call this one the Classic, and this time, it really was. But more for who won, than how or why. About 5:55 p.m. at Santa Anita, with just a hint of sunlight still reflecting off...