| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:01 PM
When it comes to winning Breeders' Cup races, trainer Bill Mott has been one of the best. He has won eight, including last year's $5-million Classic with Drosselmeyer.
On Saturday, he'll have Flat Out, Ron The Greek and To Honor And Serve set to go in...
| Oct 30, 2012
Santa Anita's Great Race Place, with lots of workers and media on hand Monday, was abuzz. Down the street a couple of blocks, having lunch and itching to get to this weekend's Breeders' Cup, jockey Mike Smith was aglow.
"Boy, I'm mounted well," he said....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Bob Baffert is flat on his back and hears those around him saying he has the "widow maker," like he doesn't already know his chest is killing him.
He's in Dubai this past March. He's 59 and figures he's doomed.
"It was like, 'oh man, this is it.' I'm...
| Sep 25, 2012
Southern California horse racing has chosen a fitting way to open up a crucial meeting. It named a race for Eddie Delahoussaye.
Santa Anita will be back in business Friday, for a meeting highlighted by the first of two straight Breeders' Cups. Around...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
The oft-troubled sport of thoroughbred horse racing may have a solution for its well-documented woes right in its midst. All it needs to do is clone Bob Baffert.
Baffert, the white-haired trainer with the fast one-liners and faster horses, ruled the...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Trainer Doug O’Neill has been suspended by the California Horse Racing Board for 45 days because one of his horses tested positive for high levels of carbon dioxide in 2010.
O’Neill’s punishment won’t start before July 1, allowing...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
HBO's 'Luck' was cancelled because few watch real horse racing anymore and Americans can't tolerate the death of the horses...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Opening day at Del Mar is on July 20, and the thousands of fans expected to turn out will get to see a promising 3-year-old colt ready to return to the turf in Mr. Commons, who finished third in the......
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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......