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  • Goldencents wins Sham Stakes

    Goldencents wins Sham Stakes
    Horse racing's road to the triple crown has begun, and there is a touch of déjà vu already. Trainer Doug O'Neill's Goldencents outbattled two Bob Baffert horses Saturday at Santa Anita in one of the several winter 3-year-old prep races to the Kentucky...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Sellers, Wu Guanzhong, Louis Moyroud, Jack Sydow

    Johnny Sellers Hall of Fame jockey Johnny Sellers, 72, a hall of fame jockey who rode Carry Back to victory in the 1961 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, died Friday at a nursing home in Arkansas, his son Mark told the Daily Racing Form. A Los...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz

    PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz
    Bill Harmatz, 79, a thoroughbred jockey who rode Royal Orbit to victory in the 1959 Preakness Stakes, died Thursday at his home in the San Diego County city of Vista, his daughter Sue Harmatz said. He had cancer. Harmatz began racing professionally at...
  • Decoding 'Luck': Flirting with horses -- and disaster

     
    In this recap of epsiode 4 of HBO's "Luck," jockeys have sex, gamblers handicap the horses and Ace Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) tries to make a deal...
  • Frank Sinatra tune gets nod over Jay-Z anthem for 2011 Belmont Stakes

     
    Katy Perry's "California Gurls" is pretty modern and hip, but chances are it will never replace Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." as the unofficial theme song at pretty much every sporting event around here. Perhaps the folks at Belmont Park......
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'A Crush on You' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 12 - 18 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 12 - 18 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Did a side bet lead to horse racing's first American Triple Crown winner?

     
    HORSE RACING LEGEND: A side bet inadvertently led to the first American Triple Crown winner in horse racing history. Due to his being a character on the popular HBO program, Boardwalk Empire, early 20th Century mobster Arnold Rothstein has become......
  • Ticket photo of the week: A Secretariat spinoff

     
    Secretariat, the most famous race horse of modern times, had a grandson. This is him. He's not famous. But he is funny....
  • Secretariat movie will invoke special memories for everyone

     
    There are moments in sports history never to be forgotten, and one of those is Secretariat’s 31-length triumph in the 1973 Belmont Stakes. The Walt Disney Co. is releasing its new film, “Secretariat,” on Oct. 8, which tells the story......
  • Ice Box made 3-1 favorite for Belmont Stakes

     
    Kentucky Derby runner-up Ice Box has been made the 3-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Ice Box, which did not run in the Preakness, will be ridden by Jose Lezcano from the No. 5 post for trainer Nick......
  • First Dude -- no, not Sarah Palin's -- runs for a trophy

     
    First Dude tries to become the first race horse across the finish line at this weekend's Belmont Stakes....