RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Travers to raise purse by 0,000 if American Pharoah runs

    August 2, 2015

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) The New York Racing Association will raise the purse of the .25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga to .6 million if Triple Crown winner American Pharoah starts in the race.

  • Triple Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race back

    August 2, 2015

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history - win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

  • Beholder runs away with Clement L. Hirsch at Del Mar

    August 2, 2015

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Beholder ran away with the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar, beating Yahilwa by seven lengths in the 0,000 race for fillies and mares.

  • Lock Down Lindy, Spirit To Win take Hambletonian Oaks elims

    August 1, 2015

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Lock Down Lindy and Spirit To Win won the Hambletonian Oaks eliminations Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

  • Texas Red wins Jim Dandy at Saratoga

    August 1, 2015

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Texas Red took the lead from Japan with an eighth of a mile left and held off Frosted to win the Grade 2, 0,000 Jim Dandy by a half-length Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Room For Me wins Regret Stakes at Monmouth Park

    August 1, 2015

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Room For Me took the lead turning for home and raced to a 5 3/4-length victory Saturday in the ,000 Regret Stakes at Monmouth Park.

  • American Pharoah has final Haskell tuneup

    August 1, 2015

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the .75 million Haskell Invitational.

  • Obey wins California Thoroughbred Breeders' at Del Mar

    July 31, 2015

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Obey beat long-shot Later My Love by three-quarters of a length Friday at Del Mar in the 0,000 California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Stakes for 2-year-old California-bred fillies.

  • Horse trainer Jerry Dutton dies at 87

    July 31, 2015

    Jerry Dutton, a prominent thoroughbred trainer in California for more than 50 years, died Thursday in his native Idaho. He was 87.

  • Tune Me In wins featured race at Monmouth Park

    July 31, 2015

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc.'s Tune Me In held off a late-charging Mr. Jenney to capture the ,000 allowance-optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Friday.