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Jockey suspended for whipping another rider

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip -- not on a horse -- but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.A stewards' ruling posted Thursday on the Association...

Santa Anita to continue racing despite protests

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita will continue racing through the end of the current meet on June 23, despite objections from animal rights activists who urged the California Horse Racing Board to shutter the historic track.Chairman Chuck Winner said...

Omaha Beach edges Improbable for Arkansas win

A year after riding Justify to the Triple Crown, Mike Smith has a tough choice about which horse to ride in the Kentucky Derby.Under Smith, Omaha Beach held off favored Improbable to win the $1 million Arkansas Derby by...

Tiger Roll ‘very unlikely’ to race Grand National in 2020

Tiger Roll -- the winner of the last two Grand Nationals -- is a long shot to run the race next year, according to the horse's owner Michael O'Leary.The 4-1 favourite became the first horse since Red Rum in...

Roadster beats Game Winner at Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Roadster defeated Game Winner by a half-length to win the $1 million Santa Anita Derby, giving trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish and the possibility of three horses in the Kentucky Derby.His other standout, Improbable, is...

Santa Anita sees 23rd horse fatality since Dec. 26

ARCADIA, Calif. -- A two-horse spill in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita Park led to the 23rd equine fatality at the Southern California track in just over three months.Arms Runner injured his right front...

Racing resumes at Santa Anita after shutdown

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Racing returned to Santa Anita without incident Friday after the track was closed nearly a month ago following the deaths of 22 horses that forced changes in rules.Discrete Stevie B won the first race on the...

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