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  • Del Mar is heading for a fall — eagerly

    Del Mar is heading for a fall — eagerly
    Horse racing at Del Mar has long been about turf meeting surf. It's summertime, and the living is easy. In a sport that is now mostly clumps of uneven grass, Del Mar is a manicured fairway at Augusta National. These days, the public seems to easily...
  • USC's Muhammad leads U.S. hurdlers at world track championships

    USC's Muhammad leads U.S. hurdlers at world track championships
    USC alumna Dalilah Muhammad won a silver medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles Thursday at the world track and field championships at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, finishing ahead of training partner Lashinda Demus as American men and women...
  • Oxbow's Preakness victory doesn't spoil anything

    Oxbow's Preakness victory doesn't spoil anything
    BALTIMORE — Chances are, the horse racing public will get it wrong again. When Oxbow went wire-to-wire in Saturday's Preakness, again ruining a chance for a Triple Crown, it is likely to prompt hand-wringing among those who see it as the...
  • Santa Anita gets key racing dates

    Santa Anita gets key racing dates
    Santa Anita came away the big winner Thursday when the California Horse Racing Board tentatively approved racing dates for 2014 and 2015 in response to the pending closure of Betfair Hollywood Park on Dec. 22. Santa Anita will expand its usual fall...
  • Out of 'Luck,' Gary Stevens gets back in the saddle

    Out of 'Luck,' Gary Stevens gets back in the saddle
    The comeback of Gary Stevens was never intended for a real Triple Crown race aboard a horse named Oxbow. No preconceived game plan put him in the winner's circle at the Preakness last month, much less on his way to Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Stevens'...
  • Santa Anita will play host to Breeders' Cup in 2014 as well

    Santa Anita will play host to Breeders' Cup in 2014 as well
    Southern California horse racing will get some good news Monday at a time of gloom over the upcoming closure of Hollywood Park. The Breeders' Cup will announce it will return to Santa Anita for an unprecedented third straight year in 2014. Craig Fravel,...
  • Game On Dude wins final Hollywood Gold Cup

    Game On Dude wins final Hollywood Gold Cup
    At least super horse Game On Dude gave a sad day at Betfair Hollywood Park a grand finale. At least when the bulldozers start doing their work in January, those in Saturday's crowd of 6,493 for the 74th — and last — Hollywood Gold Cup, will...
  • Opening day at Del Mar racetrack and there's a party going on

    Opening day at Del Mar racetrack and there's a party going on
    There was primping, flirting, laughing, betting, drinking — and that was before the first race went off on opening day at Del Mar. In what has become the social event of the year in San Diego County, a crowd of 43,030, the largest to attend a...
  • Del Mar horse racing opens Wednesday with big crowd expected

    Opening day at Del Mar is set for Wednesday, and it's the one day of the year when Southern California horse racing fans forget about any troubles surrounding the sport. Fans come out en masse (attendance on opening day was 47,339 last year), colorful...
  • Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby

    Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, KY. — Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey is a man who looks like the embodiment of the nickname that is all anybody calls him by. Short and unassuming, he said this week he made an effort to enjoy the run-up to the Kentucky Derby,...
  • Obviously shows talent in winning American Handicap

    Obviously shows talent in winning American Handicap
    Obviously is one of the top milers in American horse racing, and the 5-year-old gelding showed off his talent on Saturday at Betfair Hollywood Park, winning the $150,000 American Handicap at a mile on the turf course. Under jockey Joe Talamo,...