| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
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.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A stumble and a jockey spill on the other side of the country Friday has scrambled the landscape for Sunday's $1-million Grade I Pacific Classic at Del Mar.
When jockey Joel Rosario's ride in the seventh race at Saratoga, Casual Elegance, lost her...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:50 PM
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,...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:45 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The horse with the short name and the long stride won the Kentucky Derby here Saturday. Fans of Orb, and headline writers worldwide, rejoiced.
Orb's daddy was Malibu Moon; thus the short name with its perfect family connection....
| Oct 14, 2012
On Cal Cup Day at Santa Anita, jockey Tyler Baze earned his biggest win yet in his racing comeback, guiding Lucky Primo to a half-length victory over Got Even in the $175,000 Cal Cup Classic at 1 1/16 miles.
Baze, 29, hadn't ridden since August of 2011...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 6:42 PM
The final day of the 24-day Betfair Hollywood Park autumn meeting Sunday produced a 60-1 shocker in the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes. Weewinnin, under jockey Jose Valdivia Jr., pulled off the upset in the seven-furlong race for Cal-bred 2-year-olds....