Horse racing

Champion jockey of British horse racing handed 3-month ban

6 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

PARIS - The champion jockey of British horse racing was banned from riding for three months on Friday following a positive test for cocaine.
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Stewart's Shops to offer NYRA Bets gift cards

8 days ago   |   Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The New York Racing Association and Stewart's Shops will offer NYRA Bets gift cards in $50 denominations for online betting at Saratoga Race Course, Aqueduct...
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Horse racing trainer Linda Rice's hearing continues

12 days ago   |   Times Union

Linda Rice, the only female to ever win the training title at Saratoga Race Course, is under scrutiny by the New York State Gaming Commission.
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Live horse racing will end this year at Scarborough Downs

12 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

PORTLAND, Maine - After 70 years, live horse racing will end this year at the Scarborough Downs racetrack in Maine.
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Golden Gate Fields extends closure after significant spike in coronavirus cases

14 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Golden Gate Fields is staying closed for at least two more weeks after a significant spike of the novel coronavirus on the backstretch of the Northern California horse racing...
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Here's a peek at how reporter Katie Warren uncovered a surprising culture among star instructors at trendy fitness company SoulCycle

Here's a peek at how reporter Katie Warren uncovered a surprising culture among star instructors at trendy fitness company SoulCycle

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement You're used to covering the lives of the rich and famous, from the Monaco Yacht show , to the multibillion dollar horse racing industry, to NYC's most...
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Horse racing hopes for return to normal, with fans, in 2021

24 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The sport hopes that next year's schedule returns to normal and that spectators can be in the grandstands enjoying the races.
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Horse racing hopes for return to normal, with fans, in 2021

Horse racing hopes for return to normal, with fans, in 2021

24 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The golden sunset over Keeneland provided a picturesque and welcome wrap for horse racing after the pandemic wiped out its spring, cramped marquee stakes races...
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Authentic Gets ‘Emotional' Breeders' Cup Win for John Velazquez

25 days ago   |   NY Times

Velazquez, a Hall of Famer, said getting to ride Authentic during this difficult year was “a gift from God.”
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Horse racing-Baffert's Authentic wins Breeders' Cup Classic

25 days ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

Authentic upstaged race favorite Tiz The Law to win the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky to give trainer Bob Baffert a record-extending...
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Wisconsin Supreme Court won't hear Trump election lawsuit

Wisconsin Supreme Court won't hear Trump election lawsuit

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided it will not hear President Donald Trump's election lawsuit. Read more ...

VP-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy to be her chief of staff

VP-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy to be her chief of staff

Tina Flournoy's appointment as Harris' top staffer adds to a team of advisers led by Black women. Read more ...

Volunteer bitten by tiger at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue

Volunteer bitten by tiger at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue

The volunteer was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries after staff and other volunteers at Big Cat Rescue sought to stop the bleeding, according to Carole Baskin. Read more ...

Kentucky reports highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths for second straight day

Kentucky reports highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths for second straight day

Kentucky saw its highest number of new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday. Read more ...

Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton volunteer to get coronavirus...

Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton volunteer to get coronavirus vaccine publicly to prove it's safe

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are volunteering to get their COVID-19 vaccines on camera to promote public confidence in the vaccine's safety... Read more ...

Former football coach Lou Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Former football coach Lou Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will award former football coach Lou Holtz with the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday. Holtz, who led Notre Dame to a national... Read more ...

Anthony Davis agrees to $190 million extension with Lakers

Anthony Davis agrees to $190 million extension with Lakers

Anthony Davis is giving it another go with LeBron James in Los Angeles. The superstar forward agreed to a five-year, $190 million max deal to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers... Read more ...

Trump says William Barr hasn't looked ‘very hard' at election fraud issue

Trump says William Barr hasn't looked ‘very hard' at election fraud issue

President Trump on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for not looking “very hard” at his claim that massive fraud resulted in President-elect Joe Biden's win. Barr... Read more ...

Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max, theaters

Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max, theaters

NEW YORK - In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate - including a... Read more ...

US stocks edge towards new records after jobless claims fall more than expected

US stocks edge towards new records after jobless claims fall more than expected

Summary List Placement US stocks gained slightly on Thursday after falling jobless claims offered an encouraging sign of labor-market improvement. New weekly claims for... Read more ...