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CICERO, Ill. (AP) - He may never run for the Kentucky Derby roses, but Illinois race horse Magna Fortuna and his owners are celebrating a victory none-the-less - his survival. The 3-year-old gelding's name means ''great luck,'' and he was a long shot...
The Baltimore SunRosie Napravnik will get another shot at history in the Belmont Stakes — just aboard a different horse than in her previous two Triple Crown races. On Thursday, trainer Bob Baffert announced that Napravnik will mount Code West in the Belmont...
Something is missing from Calder Race Course's Memorial Day weekend agenda. Memorial Day. For the first time, Calder will not offer live racing on Memorial Day, a major occasion on the national racing calendar. Monday is normally a dark day for live...
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The Hartford Courant— Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said his colt emerged from the Preakness Stakes in excellent shape and remained at a loss to explain the colt's puzzling performance. The Kentucky Derby champion was a prohibitive 3-5 favorite in Saturday's $1 million...
FRANKFORT (KPNS) — Gov. Steve Beshear announced Friday that Marcheta Sparrow of Harrodsburg will retire May 31 from her post as Kentucky secretary of Tourism, Arts and Heritage. “Secretary Sparrow has done a fantastic job of continuing to...
After Kentucky Derby winner Orb finished in fourth place at the Preakness, we are on the longest drought ever for a Triple Crown winner ("Lukas kept prediction to himself: Oxbow," May 20). The last time a horse won a Triple Crown was Affirmed in 1978....
ReutersBALTIMORE (Reuters) - Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said on his colt emerged from the Preakness Stakes in excellent shape and remained at a loss to explain the colt's puzzling performance. The Kentucky Derby champion was a prohibitive 3-5 favorite in...
Did someone say lock? The word "bounce" is heard every day among avid horseplayers and handicappers. It refers to a likely regression after a particularly strong performance. Well, Orb bounced to the moon Saturday. The Kentucky Derby winner had no...
This was for every guy who ever had a mid-life crisis and tried to do something nobody thought could be done. Fifty-year-old Jockey Gary Stevens took Oxbow to the front early and never looked back on the way to an upset victory in the 138th Preakness...
When I reached the gate for a flight out of Montgomery, Alabama yesterday I was offered the use of a rocking chair. Was it just southern hospitality or a not so subtle insinuation? By the way, why, I wonder, do they have rocking chairs at the gate in...
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...
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