Breeders' Cup analysis: Game On Dude will finally win the big one

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
All the divisional championships and the Horse of the Year title are on the line this afternoon in the nine Breeders’ Cup races at Santa Anita.

Breeders' Cup analysis: "Princess" should keep streak alive

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
Today’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff, which has just six starters, is the best Breeders’ Cup race of the entire weekend.

Horse racing: Short BC Distaff field drawing tons of attention

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013
The race with the shortest field had been drawing the most buzz even before the Breeders’ Cup pre-entries were announced on Wednesday.
The buzz has only grown louder since then.

Dullahan, third in 2012 Kentucky Derby, dies

Monday, Oct. 21, 2013
A week after Dullahan was retired to stud, the three-time Grade I winner died due to complications of colic early Sunday morning.

Horse racing: Brown saddling favorite in Empire Classic

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
Readtheprospectus broke his maiden at Belmont Park on New York Showcase Day last year.
He hasn’t lost since.

Horse racing: Princess of Sylmar headed to BC Distaff

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
The final decision will be made on Saturday, when Princess of Sylmar breezes at Belmont Park, but otherwise, it’s all systems go for Ed Stanco’s 3-year-old filly to run in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff.

Horse racing: Shanghai Bobby went out on top

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013
A month ago, Shanghai Bobby was training back from injury and looking strong.
He was coming back from a pelvic fracture that knocked him out of competition for the summer. He made his return for owners Starlight Racing in the Aljamin overnight stakes Sept. 20, winning by a neck.
It seemed like the 2-year-old Eclipse Award winner was back. But he was only back long enough for that one curtain call, as a suspensory injury forced him into retirement Sept. 29. He will stand at Coolmore America’s Ashford Stud in Kentucky.

Commission clears winning Travers jockey

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
The New York State Gaming Commission has concluded its investigation into the allegation that an electrical device was used by jockey Luis Saez during the Travers in August.

Horse racing notes: Brown's stars meet in Turf Classic today

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
What a day Aug. 17 was for trainer Chad Brown.
The Mechanicville native won the Grade I Sword Dancer at Saratoga Race Course with Big Blue Kitten.
Less than two hours later, he watched the video feed from Arlington Park, where Real Solution finished second in the Grade I Arlington Million, only to be placed first by virtue of disqualification of The Apache.
Horse racing notes: Stanco hopes 'Princess' can deliver KO punch

Horse racing notes: Stanco hopes 'Princess' can deliver KO punch

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
Ed Stanco said that his filly graduated from college and went to the NFL by winning the Alabama at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 17.
Now, it’s time for a different sports metaphor.

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