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Advocates for a wild horse herd that roams the Alto area of Lincoln County were distressed to confirm this week that Rock Star, a gelding who frequently visited home owners and was described as gentle, was sold for slaughter probably in Mexico after becoming the object of a complaint to the New Mexico Livestock Board.
Tony Carroll admitted his surprise at discovering one of his horses had been caught up in the morphine case, in which seven horses have now tested positive for the banned substance.
Untapable is 4 for 4 this season, winning by a combined 30 3-4 lengths against 3-year-old fillies.
John Gosden plans to walk the course at Ascot on Friday before making a final decision on whether to let Eagle Top line up in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.
A Texas lawmaker is asking the attorney general to weigh in on whether a state commission has the authority to allow a new form of betting called historical racing.
Bettors often consult workout data to make wagers. Prosecutors say Robertson gave inaccurate or completely fabricated times for horses at Hollywood Casino and Racetrack in Grantville.
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, with her daughter Princess Anne greet her horse Estimate, who won the Gold Cup horse race on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England.
The man accused of abusing horses from his Maryville barn was back in court Wednesday.
It will be presented at Del Mar for the first time, having moved from Betfair Hollywood Park, which was shuttered in December.
TOP jockey Tony McCoy surpassed Martin Pipe's total of career winners with a Cotswold-inspired 4,192nd success in the Betfred Summer Plate at Market Rasen.
Danny L. Robertson, 63, of Hershey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge William Caldwell to an indictment charging him with one court of wire fraud.
Trainer Ben Harris and jockey Ricky Frazier head a stellar field of 2014 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced Tuesday.
"The buildings were jam packed last year," Marette Jorgenson, one of the co-leaders, explained.
Estimate, which won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013 and came second in the same race this year, is a five-year-old filly trained by Sir Michael Stoute.
Our View: Wrong purses at horse track raise questions Running Aces miscalculated amounts, plus racing commission did little to check Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/22/view-wrong-purses-horse-track-raise-questions/12973053/ The field comes around curve during a harness race in June 2010 at Running ... (more)
He also says it's possible he will mutter the same phrase in disappointment. "It's going to be both ways," Burke said, laughing.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 02:31 am
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