Posts Tagged Horse racing

Labor Department sues trainer Asmussen, stable over wages

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer Steve Asmussen is being sued by the U.S. Labor Department, which alleges his stable didn’t pay overtime since at least 2012 to grooms and hot walkers who worked more than 40 hours in a week.

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Kauto Star, one of Britain’s greatest racehorses, dies

In this Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 file photo, racehorse trainer Paul Nicholls stands next to Cheltenham Gold Cup hope, Kauto Star at Manor Farm Stables in Ditcheat, western England. Kauto Star, one of Britain’s greatest and most popular racehorses, has been euthanized after sustaining pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock. Laura Collett, who rode Kauto Star in dressage following his retirement from jump racing in 2012, said in a Twitter post that “a decision was made to put him to sleep” after he sustained an injury in the field. (AP Photo/Alan Crowhurst, File)

LONDON (AP) — Kauto Star, one of Britain’s greatest and most popular racehorses, has been euthanized after sustaining pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock.

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Crucero wins San Juan Capistrano Stakes at Santa Anita

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Curcero and jockey Kent Desormeaux, center, moves up to win the Grade III $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes Sunday,  June 28, 2015, at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, Calif.  (Benoit Photo via AP)

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Long-shot Crucero won the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes by a neck Sunday on closing day of Santa Anita’s spring meet.

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La Verdad wins Belmont’s Dancin Renee Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — La Verdad flaunted her class Sunday, cruising to a 7 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Dancin Renee Stakes for New York bred fillies and mares at Belmont Park.

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