Posts Tagged Horse racing

Cyrus Alexander wins feature at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Cyrus Alexander won the $58,000 feature for 3-year-olds by 2 1/2 lengths Thursday at Santa Anita.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , ,

Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

In this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo, Sandy Johal uses a selfie stick to take a picture of herself in New York's Times Square. Churchill Downs, the iconic Louisville, Ky., track hosting the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, has banned selfie sticks. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring fashion statements, celebrities and the twin spires.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Piquant wins Big A feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Piquant extended his winning streak to three, holding off Moments Notiz by a neck Thursday in the $76,950 allowance feature at Aqueduct.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: ,

Churchill shows off new suites for Derby horse owners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Derby Top 10: A photo! Dortmund over American Pharoah

In this April 4, 2015, file photo, provided by Benoit Photo, Dortmund, ridden by jockey Martin Garcia, wins the Grade I $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby horse race, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif. Too close to call? Dortmund, American Pharoah; American Pharoah, Dortmund. Both are worthy Kentucky Derby favorites but only one can finish No. 1 in the AP's final Run for the Rose Top 10 rankings. (Benoit Photo via AP, File)

Too close to call?

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,