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05/24/2018 03:10 PM Justify begins preparation for Belmont Stakes The horse, which hopes to become the 13th Triple Crown champion of all-time, had an energetic gallop around Churchill Downs.
05/23/2018 10:12 PM Penny Chenery among 12 new members elected to Racing HOF SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Penny Chenery are among 12 members elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
05/20/2018 09:42 PM Triple Crown tilt looks likely for Preakness winner Justify Justify was looking "bright" after a hard-fought victory in the Preakness Stakes, trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday, with all signs pointing toward a run at Triple Crown glory. "I don't see why we don't go to the Belmont," Baffert told reporters at Pimlico racetrack in Baltimore
05/20/2018 07:17 PM Horse racing: Justify ready for some rest and a run at Triple Crown (Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify headed back to Churchill Downs on Sunday to rest up and train for a June 9 run at U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. The chestnut colt, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, would become the 13th horse to claim a Triple Crown with a victory in
05/20/2018 07:14 PM Horse racing-Justify ready for some rest and a run at Triple Crown Unbeaten Justify headed back to Churchill Downs on Sunday to rest up and train for a June 9 run at U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. The chestnut colt, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, would become the 13th horse to claim a Triple Crown with a victory in the 1-1/2 mile
05/20/2018 07:07 PM Belmont distance, fatigue test Justify in Triple Crown bid In the Kentucky Derby, he showed he could run in the mud in a crowded, 20-horse field. In the Preakness, he showed he could withstand the challenge of a top rival pressing him early and hold off others before the finish line - also in the mud. For his next trick, he'll need to show he can endure
05/20/2018 02:52 AM Justify wins Preakness, sets stage for Triple Crown bid Kentucky Derby winner Justify battled to a gritty victory in the 143rd Preakness Stakes on Saturday to keep the dream of a 13th Triple Crown winner alive. Pressed early by Derby runner-up Good Magic at fog-shrouded Pimlico, the Bob Baffert-trained Justify, ridden by Mike Smith, surged in the stretch
05/20/2018 01:32 AM Horse racing: Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown (Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify charged clear through the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month. The heavily favored three-year-old chestnut colt overcame a lengthy initial challenge from Good Magic on a sloppy track at
05/20/2018 01:30 AM Horse racing-Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown Unbeaten Justify charged clear through the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month. The heavily favoured three-year-old chestnut colt overcame a lengthy initial challenge from Good Magic on a sloppy track at Pimlico Race
05/20/2018 01:02 AM Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive When Justify emerged from the haze in view of the grandstand, trainer Bob Baffert could see jockey Mike Smith's white silks and knew his horse had been pushed to his limit with 100 yards left to go. It wasn't easy, but Justify had enough left to hold off several hard-charging challengers and
05/20/2018 12:38 AM Good Magic's fast start leads to disappointing finish Dueling in the fog in front of 134,487 fans straining to see the action, Good Magic gamely jumped to the lead in the Preakness and held the rail. Every time Kentucky Derby winner Justify got close, Good Magic withstood the challenge. In the end, however, Good Magic and jockey Jose Ortiz again had their
05/19/2018 11:34 PM Justify wins the Preakness Stakes to set up a Triple Crown attempt Three weeks ago, Justify romped to a decisive victory in Kentucky. Would it happen again in muddy, foggy Maryland? The answer: absolutely.
05/19/2018 11:21 PM The Latest: Kentucky Derby winner Justify captures Preakness Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another impressive victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday and keep alive the chance for trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple Crown champion in four years. On a sloppy track similar to the conditions
05/19/2018 11:20 PM Horse racing: Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown (Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month. The heavily favored three-year-old chestnut colt overcame the initial challenge of Good Magic on a sloppy track at Pimlico Race Course
05/19/2018 11:17 PM Horse racing-Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown May 19 (Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month.
05/19/2018 10:58 PM UNBEATEN JUSTIFY WINS PREAKNESS STAKES, SETS STAGE FOR TRIPLE CROWN BID
05/19/2018 10:58 PM KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER CAN CLAIM TRIPLE CROWN WITH VICTORY IN NEXT MONTH'S BELMONT STAKES
05/19/2018 10:57 PM Kentucky Derby winner Justify crosses finish line first in muddy Preakness, setting up Triple Crown run at Belmont BALTIMORE (AP) -- Kentucky Derby winner Justify crosses finish line first in muddy Preakness, setting up Triple Crown run at Belmont.
05/19/2018 05:45 PM Preakness could ultimately land on 'super track' at Laurel Belinda Stronach has lofty goals for horse racing in Maryland, and she isn't so sure Pimlico Race Course is the place to make it all happen. Stronach, the chairman and president of The Stronach Group, which owns and operates Pimlico and Laurel Park, spoke to The Associated Press Saturday about the
05/18/2018 10:05 PM Red Ruby pulls away to easy victory in Black-Eyed Susan Following an unplanned two-month break from racing, Red Ruby returned with a flourish in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes. Red Ruby pulled away from Coach Rocks on a sloppy track Friday and cruised to a 4 3/4-length victory, her third career win in five tries. Not long after finishing fourth in the Honeybee
05/18/2018 06:39 PM Preakness looks like Justify's race to lose after Derby win Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want to see the Kentucky Derby winner up-close and then set their sights on trying to beat that horse. Watching Justify hold off Good Magic in the Derby impressed trainer Chad Brown enough to calm his expectations. Turning the tables on Justify and cutting
05/18/2018 05:59 PM Horse racing: Justify, Good Magic primed for Preakness rematch (Reuters) - Justify will be gunning for the second jewel of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown on Saturday at the Preakness Stakes where Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic will try to spoil the party in a much-anticipated rematch. An eight-horse field is set for the 1 3/16-mile race at Baltimore
05/18/2018 05:54 PM Horse racing-Justify, Good Magic primed for Preakness rematch Justify will be gunning for the second jewel of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown on Saturday at the Preakness Stakes where Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic will try to spoil the party in a much-anticipated rematch. An eight-horse field is set for the 1 3/16-mile race at Baltimore's
05/18/2018 06:37 AM Good Magic, Quip are top challengers to Justify in Preakness Justify is the talk of Pimlico Race Course and the horse racing industry with a very real chance to win the Triple Crown. It's not the 19 he beat in the Kentucky Derby, but the eight-horse field is no cakewalk. ''It's tough,'' trainer Bob Baffert said.
05/17/2018 09:47 PM Baffert on brink of history with Preakness favorite Justify Trainer Bob Baffert stands on the brink of history as he brings Kentucky Derby winner Justify to the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in search of the second jewel in US flat racing's Triple Crown. If the chestnut colt lives up to his favorite's status, Baffert will move one clear of D. Wayne Lukas
05/17/2018 09:30 PM How to bet $100 on the Preakness Stakes Give us another $100 worth of wagers on the Preakness. It will be very hard to cash big tickets on the Preakness within the confines of a $100 bankroll. The favorite, undefeated Derby winner Justify, opens at odds of 1-2.
05/17/2018 09:18 PM Who to bet on in the 143rd Preakness Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde offers his picks for the 2018 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
05/17/2018 06:28 PM Half the horses in Preakness field get 1st shot at Justify Half the participants in the eight-horse Preakness field have yet to experience the sensation of chasing Justify to the finish line. Perhaps one of the new shooters in Saturday's race can find a way to leave the Kentucky Derby winner in his wake. Quip, Sporting Chance, Diamond King and Tenfold
05/17/2018 04:58 PM Justify tests soggy Pimlico track in workout for Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Justify has gotten acquainted with the track at Pimlico Race Course, where he will attempt to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive Saturday in the Preakness. Because the track was soaked from a heavy morning shower, trainer Bob Baffert made it easy for his undefeated chestnut colt
05/17/2018 06:50 AM Stagnant horse racing betting court ruling helps the sport Horse racing has been struggling for years to regain a strong footing on the national sports landscape, and owners hope to use betting on other sports to bring fans back to the tracks. The gamble is not a sure thing since not everyone is on board with the Supreme Court's ruling earlier this week
05/16/2018 11:17 PM Kentucky Derby winner Justify draws 7th post for Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Justify will break from the seventh post in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in search of the second leg of US flat racing's coveted Triple Crown. The chestnut colt, greeted by a throng of admirers and reporters when he arrived at Pimlico racetrack in Baltimore from Louisville
05/16/2018 11:17 PM Justify draws 7 post, is heavy favorite to win Preakness Having the Preakness favorite has never bothered Bob Baffert before and it doesn't bother him with Justify. Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Derby runner-up Good Magic is
05/16/2018 10:50 PM Justify arrives at Pimlico to continue Triple Crown quest Within minutes of their arrival at Pimlico Race Course, Kentucky Derby winner Justify and his trainer circled the stakes barn at a rapid clip. ''He's going to wear me out!'' said Bob Baffert, straining to keep a grip on the strap that kept Justify in check. Stall 40, located in
05/16/2018 10:23 PM Horse racing: Derby winner Justify to start from seventh post in Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Justify drew the seventh post on Wednesday for Saturday's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore where he will seek the second jewel of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Ridden by Mike Smith, Justify won the Derby as the favorite earlier this month and now all eyes will be
05/16/2018 10:10 PM Horse racing-Derby winner Justify to start from seventh post in Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Justify drew the seventh post on Wednesday for Saturday's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore where he will seek the second jewel of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Ridden by Mike Smith, Justify won the Derby as the favourite earlier this month and now all eyes will
05/16/2018 07:05 PM The stunning story of Justify's rise from equine nobody to Triple Crown threat Trainers nationwide dream that one of those new arrivals eventually will become next year’s Kentucky Derby winner. The arrangement was temporary before moving Justify to one of WinStar’s A-list trainers.
05/15/2018 10:15 PM Preakness could leave aging Pimlico, move to Laurel Park Pimlico Race Course is all gussied up again this week, ready to host the Preakness on a day that will enable the 148-year-old track to survive another year. Much depends on an ongoing study by the Maryland Stadium Authority. The initial phase of the investigation determined that it would cost between
05/15/2018 01:18 PM Sports fans wager Supreme Court ruling won't ruin their fun Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject to off-the-books gambling. The nation's top court struck down a 1992 law that widely
05/15/2018 11:18 AM Sports fans wager Supreme Court ruling won't ruin their fun By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject to off-the-books gambling. The nation'
05/14/2018 09:38 PM U.S. high court paves way for states to legalize sports betting By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports gambling, striking down a 1992 federal law that barred it in most places and setting off a rush by businesses and states to cash in on an expected multibillion-dollar jackpot. The
05/14/2018 06:24 PM Rival trainers Baffert and Lukas share a strong friendship Bob Baffert has spent his whole life following D. Wayne Lukas. As a teenager at the quarter horse track in Arizona where Baffert tagged along with his dad and learned about racing, he looked up to Lukas as a legend. ''I'll never forget when he came in with his fancy trailer and man, there
05/10/2018 08:20 PM Baffert: Justify doing well after treatment for bruised heel A hesitant step by Justify the morning after winning the Kentucky Derby was enough to create quite the scare. All the fuss was over a bruised heel on his left hind foot. Trainer Bob Baffert believes the trouble is over now and that it won't keep Justify from running in the Preakness with a very
05/10/2018 06:39 PM Breeders' Cup to feature 2-year-olds on 1st day of racing The Breeders' Cup will feature five races for 2-year-olds on the first day of the world championships, with the Distaff and Dirt Mile moving to the second day as part of nine races beginning this fall at Churchill Downs. The first day will be billed as ''Future Stars Friday.'' The
05/10/2018 07:35 AM Trainer, 2 others get life bans in Aussie horse doping case Prominent horse trainer Robert Smerdon has been banned for life along with two of his stable employees for their parts in the systematic doping of more than 100 races over a seven-year period in one of the biggest scandals in the Australian thoroughbred industry. Judge John Bowman on Thursday said there
05/09/2018 09:19 PM Racehorse Preakness and trainer William Lakeland in HOF SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- The thoroughbred Preakness and English trainer William Lakeland have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.
05/09/2018 06:52 AM Racing chief hails Australian doping scandal verdicts Australian racing chiefs have hailed a court ruling that found five trainers and three stablehands guilty of doping offences in a major scandal involving more than 100 races over several years. In one of Australia's biggest horse-racing controversies, high-profile trainer Robert Smerdon was among
05/08/2018 06:22 AM Horse racing-Eight guilty in Australia's 'biggest' doping scandal Five Australian trainers and three stablehands face long bans after they were found guilty of doping horses on Tuesday in a case branded "probably the biggest scandal" to ever hit the nation's thoroughbred racing industry. The eight, from the now-defunct Aquanita Racing stable, faced 271
05/07/2018 10:19 PM Texas woman wins $1.2 million in Derby Day exotic SELMA, Texas (AP) -- Justify's win in the 2018 Kentucky Derby capped a $1.2 million payday for a Central Texas woman.
05/07/2018 12:36 AM Texas woman wins $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet A Texas woman won $1.2 million after placing an $18 bet on the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
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