| May 1, 2013
| 5:15 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the Kentucky Derby approaches, consider Dennis O'Neill and Tom Knust as Twin Spires for racehorse Goldencents.
The backstretch barns at Churchill Downs were celebrity central Wednesday morning, led by the current biggest...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:13 AM
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| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Santa Anita Derby winner Goldencents was put through his final workout on Thursday morning at Santa Anita in preparation for a start in the Kentucky Derby on May 4.
Goldencents was clocked in 1 minute 16.20 seconds for the breeze under exercise rider...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
John Shirreffs should not depart the Southern California thoroughbred racing scene without a salute. So cup your right hand to your forehead and read on.
There will be no brass bands playing when Shirreffs leaves.
That's partly because it will be...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Apparently, trainer Doug O'Neill has taken the name of his most famous horse literally. Saturday, he decided, I'll Have Another.
So, here we go again. If race fans have that feeling of "Groundhog Day," nobody could blame them. The O'Neill Show, a...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
It will take less than 110 seconds to decide the winner of Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby, but if you pay attention to the bettors, they are almost certain to place their trust in the combination of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and two-time...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:51 PM
It was a year ago that trainer Doug O'Neill's fortunes began to turn, by a nose, at the Santa Anita Derby. He hopes to duplicate that magic this weekend.
His horse, I'll Have Another, edged the favorite, Creative Cause, to win the Santa Anita Derby in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Bob Baffert-trained Flashback drew post position No. 1 for Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby and was installed as the 9-5 favorite in a nine-horse field.
"I really don't like the one hole," Baffert said after Wednesday's draw for the 1 1/8-...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:34 PM
With the Kentucky Derby less than two months away, excitement and tension filled the Santa Anita paddock Saturday just before the running of the Grade II $300,000 San Felipe Stakes.
Cameras were everywhere, and all eyes were on the two highly regarded...
| Feb 18, 2013
If anything was learned at Santa Anita this weekend, it's that the $15,000 stud fee for Eclipse Award winner Midnight Lute needs to be raised.
There were three horses from the first crop of foals by Midnight Lute that won Saturday and Sunday, all trained...
| Feb 12, 2013
It was late in the day Saturday at Santa Anita, when grandpa Gary Stevens decided to show the young'uns a thing or two about horse racing.
The starting gate was almost full for the ninth race, the $150,000 Grade II featured San Marcos Stakes. Eleven...