Posts Tagged Horse racing

Surprising Southampton facing test of credentials

Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne, 2nd right, celebrates after scoring against Villa during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park, Birmingham, England, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Widely tipped as a possible relegation contender following its summer of upheaval, Southampton has stunned English football by winning eight of its first 12 games to sit in second place in the Premier League and split the country’s established powers.

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Cape Cod Carol wins Aqueduct feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Cape Cod Carol pulled a 9-1 upset Wednesday in the $67,620 allowance feature for fillies and mares at rainy and sloppy Aqueduct.

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California Chrome to try turf in Hollywood Derby

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is going to try turf for the first time.

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Chuckas resigns as CEO of Maryland Jockey Club

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tom Chuckas has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Maryland Jockey Club after a 6-year run.

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Irish jockey banned 6 months for cocaine positive

LONDON (AP) — An Irish flat-racing jockey has been banned for six months after testing positive for traces of cocaine he says were contained in herbal tea that he bought to soothe a skin condition.

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