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Sarah Ramsey, top thoroughbred breeder and owner, dies at 83

Sarah Ramsey, who along with her husband Ken bred and raced multiple Breeders' Cup champions and won a leading 510 races at Churchill Downs, has died. She was 83. She died Sunday at ...

80-1 shot Rich Strike races to huge upset in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anyone anticipating a return to normalcy in the Kentucky Derby got a dose of crazy Saturday when an 80-1 shot came charging up the rail to win at Churchill Downs. ...

Horse racing's spotlight shines again on Lukas at 86

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cowboy hat firmly in place, D. Wayne Lukas hustled from the winner's circle to meet with the media. Along the way, he steadied himself with a cane, one of the Hall of Fame train...

20 horses, full house: Kentucky Derby returns with no limits

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twenty eager colts breaking from the starting gate, a full house for the first time in three years, and a Kentucky Derby lacking a dominant favorite. Things co...

Horse racing's new governing body in rush to starting gate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With interest among the general public at its highest with the 148th Kentucky Derby coming up Saturday, horse racing is once again under intense scrutiny. The ...

Tim Yakteen brings 2 top horses to 1st Ky Derby in charge

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Tim Yakteen has been to the Kentucky Derby with good horses before. Now the trainer is at Churchill Downs in charge for the first time with two top contenders that used to be tr...

Taiba wins Santa Anita Derby to enter Kentucky Derby picture

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Taiba won the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday on the last weekend of major prep races for the Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Hall of Famer M...

Baffert switches 4 Kentucky Derby hopefuls to other trainers

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert has transferred four of his promising 3-year-old colts to other trainers, which will allow them to earn qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby while the Hall of Fa...

Forbidden Kingdom romps in San Felipe; Baffert takes 2nd

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Forbidden Kingdom romped to a 5 3/4-length victory in the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes on Saturday, beating a pair of 3-year-old colts from the barn of embattled trainer Bob Baffe...

Forbidden Kingdom beats Baffert trio to win San Vicente

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Forbidden Kingdom beat a trio of runners trained by Bob Baffert to win the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday at Santa Anita. Baffert’s t...

Baffert goes 1-2 in Sham Stakes with Ky Derby prospects

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Newgrange won the $100,000 Sham Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths ahead of stablemate Rockefeller at Santa Anita on Saturday, giving trainer Bob Baffert two Kentucky Derby prospects. ...

Derby winner Medina Spirit collapses, dies in California

Medina Spirit, a 3-year-old colt whose Kentucky Derby victory in May came under scrutiny because of a positive drug test, collapsed and died after a workout Monday at Santa Anita in Southern Californi...

New anti-doping, medication rules for horse racing unveiled

The nascent Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority on Thursday released a draft of proposed anti-doping and medication control rules designed to bring uniformity to a sport that has operated for y...

Knicks Go wins Breeders' Cup Classic; Dubai, Japan win big

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — The opposition knew Knicks Go would charge out of the starting gate. Yet, none of his rivals went after him. He had it all his own way in setting an unconteste...

EXPLAINER: Why did bettors lose on winner of Breeders' Cup?

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Modern Games won the $1 million Juvenile Turf at the Breeders’ Cup. Anyone who bet on him didn't cash a ticket and got their money back because of a mistake by the veterinarians...