Horse Racing

8:38 PM ET Associated Press Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby in 2019 after the first horse over the finish line was disqualified, has been retired because of a foot ailment. Blackwood Stables on Friday said Country House won’t race again after being treated for laminitis in his right front foot. Significant steps were
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11:32 PM ET ESPN News Services ARCADIA, Calif. — A third horse died in three days at Santa Anita when it collided with another horse during training hours on Sunday. 2 Related Tikkun Olam, a 4-year-old gelding trained by Eric Kuljac, was euthanized because of his undisclosed injuries. The other horse apparently wasn’t injured. Santa
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11:39 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Omaha Beach won the $300,000 Malibu Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths on opening day at Santa Anita, giving Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith a record 217th Grade 1 victory. Smith surpassed the mark set by retired Hall of Famer Jerry Bailey to become thoroughbred racing’s all-time
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7:03 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita is postponing the opening day of its winter-spring meet by two days to Dec. 28 ahead of next week’s forecast that calls for rain. The Southern California racetrack announced its decision on Saturday. It will be the first time since 1973-74 that the meet doesn’t
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1:58 PM ET Associated Press DEL MAR, Calif. — With the forecast calling for substantial rain in Southern California next week, Del Mar has canceled Thanksgiving Day racing. Track officials said Saturday that they would shift several of the races from Thursday’s card, including the $100,000 Red Carpet Stakes, to expanded 10-race cards next Saturday
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