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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