Horse Racing

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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4:33 PM ET Associated Press OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security won’t run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby this weekend because of a colon issue. Trainer Jason Servis said Tuesday that the Haskell and Florida Derby winner developed the problem shortly after a workout a day earlier. The 3-year-old colt was taken to a New
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8:57 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — A filly by 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has sold for a record $8.2 million in the final Book 1 session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale. The price Wednesday was a September sale record for a filly and the auction’s fourth highest for a yearling. The
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11:46 PM ET Associated Press DEL MAR, Calif. — An accident involving 1-2 favorite Eight Rings and another horse shortly after the start marred the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity on closing day at the seaside track north of San Diego. Eight Rings, ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, veered in sharply and bumped Storm the Court,
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7:30 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported. The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in Devon, Pennsylvania. He was
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11:31 PM ET Associated Press CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A racehorse expert who helped train Triple Crown winner Secretariat and had ties to Saudi royals is accused of abusing a teenager while producing child pornography. Daniel Mullan, 80, entered federal court in Central Islip in a wheelchair Friday and pleaded not guilty to charges including
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11:23 PM ET Associated Press DEL MAR, Calif. — A fourth horse has died in training at Del Mar. A spokesman for the track located north of San Diego confirmed Monday’s fatality. Bri Bri, an unraced 3-year-old filly trained by Jim Cassidy, sustained a broken pelvis after a workout under exercise rider Abel Hernandez, who
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6:21 PM ET Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The $1 million Hambletonian was supposed to be the showcase for 27-year-old Sweden trainer Marcus Melander and his barn of top 3-year-old trotters. A bunch of Canadians stole the spotlight. Long shot Forbidden Trade held off Melander’s heavily favored Greenshoe in the closing strides and won
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