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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Game On Dude wins $1-million Pacific Classic

    Game On Dude wins $1-million Pacific Classic
    There was much discussion, going into Sunday's $1-million Pacific Classic. It was about jockeys who have ridden, and might ride, super-horse Game On Dude. It looks as if it doesn't matter. Shaquille O'Neal could ride this horse and win. Winning is...
  • Life is good for Mucho Macho Man trainer Kathy Ritvo

    Life is good for Mucho Macho Man trainer Kathy Ritvo
    It is an overcast morning Friday, and a tiny woman sits on a bale of hay outside a distant barn at Santa Anita. In the stall behind her is a giant race horse. Her name is Kathy Ritvo, his is Mucho Macho Man. She weighs barely 100 pounds. He stands...
  • Santa Anita returns Friday with new audio-visual experience

    Santa Anita is completing a $15 million renovation designed to create a new audio-visual experience at the Arcadia track. Chairman Keith Brackpool gave a tour to reporters on Monday night showing off the new clubhouse mezzanine that is now filled with...
  • 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,...