Horse Racing (U.S.)

Jeff Daniels is drawn to the unexpected — his role as a moody villain in a TV western filled that bill

Over the span of his 37-year career, Jeff Daniels has repeatedly defied what kind of career a square-jawed, 6-foot-3-inch, light-haired Midwesterner belongs in. He’s played all manner of ordinary suits, from the secretly feckless (“Terms of Endearment”) to the in-over-his-head (“Something Wild”). …

Aaron Sorkin

Promotional Feature: Boarding - Home Is Where The Horse Is

Download Report File Size: 2.1MB<p>That Thoroughbreds are a tricky investment is well-known to all participants in the industry. There is a lot of money …

Horses

Combs Ready to Carve His Own Course

The archetype for the American racehorse trainer has evolved. There is no pure quintessence of what trainers should look like, where they should come …

Horse Racing

Giving Thanks: Thoroughbred Times Days

It was the winter of 1986, and I was in a major lull in my potential writing career. Still toiling aimlessly in the library of the <i>Daily Racing Form</i> …

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Cardinal Handicap Reinstated to Grade 3 Status

The American Graded Stakes Committee has reinstated the Nov. 18 running of the Cardinal Handicap on the main track at Churchill Downs to grade 3 …

Horses

On Three-Win Day, Eramia Notches Victory 2,000

A special holiday week program Nov. 20 at Remington Park worked well for jockey Richard Eramia: He posted a riding triple and achieved his 2,000th …

Horses

Six on the Vox Populi Ballot

Online voting is now open for the eighth annual winner of the Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat's late owner Penny Chenery, the …

Horses

Crane to Sell Horses Owned by Friend, Business Partner

The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December sale will be an emotional one for Pennsylvania horseman Clovis Crane, who is selling 14 supplemented horses of …

Horses

McInerney Joins Bloom Racing

Kevin McInerney is Boom Racing's new director of racing, sales and operations.

Horses

Longtime Track Photographer Pat Lang Succumbs to Cancer

Lang worked more than 30 years as a track photographer in Ohio and Kentucky

Horses

Grade 1 Winner Time and Motion Retired

Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred grade 1 winner Time and Motion has been retired to Darby Dan Farm, her connections announced Nov. 21.<p>Trained …

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Songbird to be Bred to Arrogate in 2018

In deciding the first mating for nine-time grade 1 winner Songbird, a careful evaluation of pedigree and conformation pointed to Juddmonte Farm's …

Horses

What we learned in the NHL: It seems the slashing crackdown has resulted in more goals

<b>Good sense occasionally prevails</b><p>General managers met last week in Montreal and reaffirmed their support for this season’s crackdown on slashes to players’ hands. There has been an adjustment period and there have been some seemingly petty calls but as with previous changes, players will adjust. The …

Sports

Initial 2018 Derby Future Wager Nov. 23-26

The first of Churchill Downs' four 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager ("KDFW") pools begins its four-day run Nov. 23 with a familiar wagering favorite …

Horses

Stallions Announced for Jockeys and Jeans Auction

Jockeys and Jeans, an organization that raises money and awareness on behalf of the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, released a list of stallions …

Horses

Stay Thirsty Sold to Lovacres Ranch

Multiple grade 1 winner and top-10 second-crop sire Stay Thirsty has been sold and is being relocated to Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch near Warner …

Horses

5 Things to Know About The Troy Trojans

Tonight, your University of Kentucky Wildcats will take on the Troy Trojans in Kentucky’s second game of the Adolph Rupp Classic. We’ve already told …

College Basketball

Caesars Agrees to Acquire Indiana Grand, Hoosier Park

Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced Nov. 16 it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centaur Holdings LLC for $1.7 billion in …

Horses

Santa Anita Institutes 'Ship and Stay' Program

With its traditional Winter Meet opener looming Dec. 26, Santa Anita Park announced a first-ever "Ship and Stay" program that is intended to attract …

Horses

TAA Accredits 37 Aftercare Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Nov. 20 that 37 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation in 2017.<p>The …

Horses

Jockey Maragh to be Honored for Comeback Effort

Rajiv Maragh, who returned to riding at racing's top level after being sidelined for 15 months with career-threatening injuries, will be the …

Horses

Flamboyant Appears Formidable in Hollywood Turf Cup

Although he has not won a race in six starts this season, Flamboyant appears to have returned to top form and looks like the horse to beat in the …

Horses

Fees Set for The Factor, Creator in Japan

Japan Bloodstock Breeders Association recently announced its 2018 stud fees and will stand American sires The Factor and Creator in 2018.<p>The two …

Horses

Heartwood Upsets Steel Valley Sprint

Heartwood recovered from a minor stumble at the start and four-wide trip around the turn to post a big upset victory at odds of 68-1 in the $200,000 …

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Hoppertunity, Diversify Head Clark Handicap

Multiple grade 1 winner Hoppertunity will attempt to join an exclusive club of two-time winners when he lines up for his fourth try in the $500,000 …

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Daddys Lil Darling Tops Mrs. Revere Stakes

Normandy Farm homebred Daddys Lil Darling is set to take on a field of 10 other 3-year-old fillies in the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (G2T) Nov. 24 …

Horses

Win the War Dominates Glorious Song Stakes

Win the War waited patiently to make her move around fading favorite Grace and Dignity, who set a quick early pace, and drew off to a 11 1/4-length …

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Iron Fist Heads Asmussen Bunch on Big Zia Stakes Day

Just 20 days after his fifth-place run in the Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), Whispering Oaks Farm's Iron Fist is scheduled to be back in …

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Persian Knight Lands Mile Championship

Persian Knight (JPN) rallied from far back in an 18-horse field to win the Mile Championship (G1) Nov. 19 at Kyoto Racecourse, catching Air Spinel …

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Oppenheim: Kentucky November Analysis

With the close of play in Keeneland Book 6 Nov. 18, the Kentucky November mixed sales concluded their 13-day run with gross receipts of …

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