Horse Racing

2:24 PM ET Associated Press Arrogate, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic and the champion 3-year-old male that year on his way to becoming North America’s all-time leading money earner, has died. He was seven. Juddmonte Farms said Arrogate was euthanized Tuesday after becoming ill. The Lexington, Kentucky, breeding farm said it was unclear
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5:14 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The final deadline to nominate horses to the rescheduled Triple Crown series is June 3. Owners and trainers can make 3-year-old thoroughbreds eligible for the three-race series at a cost of $3,000. That’s half the original price as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which is forcing
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11:53 AM ET Associated Press The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved Keeneland’s request for a five-day, spectator-free meet July 8-12 that will allow the running of marquee prep races for the rescheduled Kentucky Derby and Oaks. Keeneland canceled its 16-day spring meet in March amid public health concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak. That
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1:03 AM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Two horses from the barn of two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert have tested positive for a banned substance, according to multiple reports. The New York Times and Louisville Courier-Journal on Tuesday cited unidentified sources in reporting the positive tests occurred during the recent meet at Oaklawn
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10:26 PM ET Racing returned to Churchill Downs on Saturday, after a layoff because of the coronavirus pandemic, and former Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl highlighted the 11-race card. With new safety protocols in place, and no fans in the stands, Monomoy Girl won a one-mile allowance event in the fourth race on opening day
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6:30 PM ET Associated Press The 145th Preakness Stakes has been rescheduled for Oct. 3, an announcement delivered Saturday less than hour before the original post time for the Triple Crown race. Traditionally held at Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May, the Preakness was postponed April 3 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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8:30 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita will resume live racing Friday after receiving approval from Los Angeles County health officials. The Arcadia track stopped live racing on March 27 by order of the county health department because of concern over the spread of the coronavirus. From March 12-27, the track raced
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11:47 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — A 13th horse has died at Santa Anita since late December. Tailback, a 4-year-old gelding, broke down after a workout Sunday. Trained by Mike Puype, Tailback had no wins in two career starts and earnings of $4,340, according to Equibase. He completed a four-furlong workout on the
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11:40 AM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — The Preakness will remain a fixture at timeworn Pimlico Race Course, which will receive a much-needed facelift following the passing of a bill to redevelop Maryland tracks. Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday permitted a bill to become law that would enable the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue up
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