Horse Racing

7:40 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — A colt was fatally injured at Keeneland in a crash that also left his jockey Adam Breschizza with an injured left clavicle. The death of Triggerman is the track’s third since the fall meet opened on Friday. Keeneland says in a statement that Triggerman injured his front
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7:00 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Sherwood C. Chillingworth, a longtime executive with the Oak Tree Racing Association who had partnerships in several stakes-winning thoroughbreds, has died. He was 93. Chillingworth had been in declining health and died Tuesday of undisclosed causes, Frank DeMarco, vice president and general counsel at Santa Anita, said
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6:42 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved the sale of Turfway Park to Churchill Downs. News outlets report the commission on Tuesday unanimously approved Churchill Downs’ bid to buy Turfway Park for $46 million. Churchill President Kevin Flanery says the purchase is a $150 million investment in
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6:30 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Buoyed by the presence of two-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill, about 50 workers and supporters of horse racing rallied outside Santa Anita’s main entrance Saturday. They toted signs expressing their love of horses and support for the jobs and lifestyle the industry provides in California. Passing
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5:06 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Baltimore officials and the owners of the historic racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes reached an agreement Friday to keep the Triple Crown series’ middle jewel in the city. The agreement, which is subject to approval of the General Assembly during its next session, ends a bitter dispute
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6:19 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs has signed an agreement to buy Turfway Park for $46 million with plans to eventually demolish its grandstand and build a $150 million racing and gambling facility on the site. Churchill’s purchase of the Florence, Kentucky, track from Jack Ohio LLC and Hard Rock International
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Trainer Bob Baffert is replacing fellow Hall of Famer Mike Smith aboard McKinzie, the probable favorite for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic next month. Smith finished second aboard odds-on favorite McKinzie in last weekend’s Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita. That prompted Baffert to let Smith
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8:56 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — A 3-year-old colt suffered a catastrophic injury in the eighth race at Santa Anita and was euthanized Saturday, the 32nd horse to die at the track since December. Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Mario Gutierrez was tossed off in the incident on the second day of the fall
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7:28 PM ET Associated Press HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — A bettor at Gulfstream Park turned a 20-cent, six-race wager into more than $2.2 million Friday. Someone hit Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 on Friday, the first time that the total jackpot had been claimed for that wager since July 6. To win the entire jackpot, someone must
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8:20 PM ET Associated Press BENSALEM, Pa. — Math Wizard won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at 31-1 odds, edging Mr. Money by a neck in a race missing disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security. Ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., Math Wizard ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.94 on Saturday at Parx Racing. Maximum Security,
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9:20 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — A 4-year-old gelding has been euthanized at Santa Anita after breaking its pelvis during training hours. Santa Anita officials on Tuesday confirmed the fatality of the gelding named Zeke, who was injured a day earlier. Track veterinarians diagnosed a pelvic fracture. The gelding was initially stable, but
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