Horse Racing

Winx is rated a $1.09 chance with TAB to win the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick. Should she do so, the seven-year-old mare will achieve a remarkable 30th-straight win. She’s the popular choice on the bookies boards and horse racing’s current star. But are her achievements on the track enough to distract from
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Jockey Craig Perret, trainers Mark Casse, Christophe Clement and David Whiteley, and five thoroughbreds are contemporary finalists for the National Museum of Racing’s 2019 Hall of Fame ballot. The racehorses are Blind Luck, Gio Ponti, Havre de Grace, Rags to Riches and Royal Delta. Results of
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4:44 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza says doctors have cleared him to resume his Hall of Fame riding career. Espinoza exercised two horses at Santa Anita on Sunday. He has been sidelined since breaking a vertebra in his neck and injuring his left shoulder and arm in a
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6:24 PM ET Associated Press HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — City of Light won the $9 million Pegasus World Cup dirt race at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, running away from Breeders’ Cup Classic champion Accelerate for an emphatic victory in the final race before retirement for both horses. City of Light and Accelerate were neck-and-neck on
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9:19 PM ET Mitchell Lamb SATURDAY’S BEST Randwick Race 1 No.1 Star Fall (Linda Meech) – $2.40 It’s hard to deny the talent that Star Fall has shown so far in his career, even though he’s yet to be tested in stakes grade. The son of Zoustar showed glimpses as a juvenile and has since
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2:43 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Derby’s purse will be raised to $3 million this May, an increase of $1 million and the first boost in 14 years. Churchill Downs said Thursday that the winner of the 145th running will receive $1.86 million. The runner-up will earn $600,000, with third place
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