The Rillito Park Horse Racetrack will likely have a new operator when racing resumes next year.
CORRECTION: A provision to preempt local laws on horse and dog racing, in the original Senate text, was removed from a racing omnibus bill by the House before it was sent to Gov. Jan Brewer who signed the measure on Monday.
Tuesday, I sat in a meeting of special interests and a politician.
Live dog racing could come to an end in Southern Arizona without Tucson Greyhound Park shuttering its doors.
Tucson’s historic horse track enjoys its annual 8 weeks in the sun, every weekend until March 30
Horse racing at Rillito Park Race Track hasn’t even begun and many are already champing at the bit to discuss its future — or lack of a future — at the historic site.
NEW YORK - Sloppy track or not, here comes Todd Pletcher with another squad of 3-year-olds for a Triple Crown race.
Oxbow, with Gary Sevens up, hits the wire at Pimlico, covering the 113/16 mile in 1:57.54. He went off at 15-1 odds.
BALTIMORE - Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Jockey Joel Rosario previously had ridden Orb five times, including to two victories. Jockey John Velazquez also won twice aboard Orb.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Joel Rosario maximized the opportunity aboard Orb that John Velazquez passed on in the Kentucky Derby.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A trainer flooding the field with five horses. A black jockey trying to make history, and a woman rider, too. Louisville coach Rick Pitino seeking a double - champions in racing and basketball. He's sure in the right place.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The historic home of the Kentucky Derby has undergone facelifts, upgrades and minor touch-ups over the last decade that amount to the most significant changes at Churchill Downs since the twin spires were erected in the late 19th century.
Trainer Todd Pletcher, a UA graduate, will start five horses Saturday in the Kentucky Derby.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On one hand, Todd Pletcher is doing exactly what is expected of him - which only adds to the absurdity of the University of Arizona grad's situation.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Game On Dude carried Chantal Sutherland to victory in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on Saturday, making her the first female jockey to win the 73-year-old race.
I'll Have Another, getting love from Eliza McCalmont at a news conference Friday in Elmont, N.Y., saw his Triple Crown chances end with a swollen left front tendon.
ELMONT, N.Y. - Thoroughbred racing's 34-year wait for a Triple Crown champion will continue, with the struggling industry's latest hope for a superstar suffering a fairly common yet career-ending injury Friday.
NEW YORK - The Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another almost ended Thursday when a loose horse came within inches of slamming into the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner during training at Belmont Park.