Horse racing

AP PHOTOS: Romanian village holds Epiphany horse race

6 days ago   |   National Post

PIETROSANI, Romania - Epiphany celebrations bring together hundreds of people in the Romanian village of Pietrosani for a day out in freezing temperatures that culminates in a...
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Horse of Year finalists: Justify, Accelerate, Monomoy Girl

12 days ago   |   National Post

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Justify and Accelerate never got to face off on the track. Instead, they'll duel for Horse of the Year. Justify, Accelerate and Monomoy Girl were the...
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SI's Tim Layden Receives Eclipse Award for Feature on Chic Anderson's Legendary Belmont Stakes Call

12 days ago   |   SI

SI's senior writer Tim Layden won a 2018 Eclipse Award for his story on Chic Anderson's call of Secretariat's 1973 Belmont Stakes run.
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The Kentucky Derby That Sparked a Lifelong Love

13 days ago   |   SI

Before he died in April, longtime SI scribe William Nack was working on a memoir that included his recollections of the race that inspired his passion for horse racing: the...
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Disappointing photos of 5 iconic attractions in Paris, from the overcrowded Louvre to a legendary café now called a 'tourist trap'

Disappointing photos of 5 iconic attractions in Paris, from the overcrowded Louvre to a legendary café now called a 'tourist trap'

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

More than 41 million people visited Paris in 2017. While the French capital can be a magical place, some of its most iconic attractions don't always live up to the hype. From...
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What it's like living in Hong Kong as a billionaire, where the ultra-rich live in high-security mansions and spend $16 billion a year betting on horse racing

What it's like living in Hong Kong as a billionaire, where the ultra-rich live in high-security mansions and spend $16 billion a year betting on horse racing

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Hong Kong has the highest concentration of super-rich people in the world . Approximately 93 billionaires live in the city. It's also been ranked the world's most expensive...
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Legal stalemate clouds fate of New Mexico racino license

20 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - New Mexico horse racing regulators have reluctantly decided for a third time to put off a vote on issuing the state's sixth and final license for a new...
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Readers sound off on horse racing's biggest problems

20 days ago   |   Review Journal

I asked for your thoughts on horse racing's worst problems as we turn the calendar to 2019 and boy did you respond. I heard from ardent horseplayers, workers in the industry...
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Santa Anita's latest chapter in history mixes the old with the new

22 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

As Santa Anita gets set to open its 82nd season on Wednesday, it seems to be conflicted about trying to sell its past or its future. A new advertising campaign, Timeless...
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Your chance to sound off on the best and worst of horse racing

28 days ago   |   Review Journal

Readers are invited to submit their biggest complaints about racing as well as what they love about the sport for use in two year-end columns looking at the good and bad...
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Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

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Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Michael Cohen tweeted about what appeared to be another example of questionable actions he'd taken in order to help Trump's presidential ambitions. He already has pleaded... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is resigning from Congress just 2 weeks into his 5th term

Just two weeks after being sworn in for a fifth term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino says he is leaving Congress. Read more ...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought

Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from... Read more ...

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least eight people were killed and another 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded Thursday at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, officials said. The bomb went... Read more ...