Horse Racing

When the horses line up behind the gate for the 92nd Hambletonian on Saturday afternoon at The Meadowlands, there will be favorites and longshots among the 19 entrants. But unlike years past, due to an injury to divisional standout Walner, not a single horse jumps off the page as a cinch to capture the $1,000,000
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OCEANPORT, N.J. — You know who could really use a graded-stakes class female turf-route horse? Chad Brown, that’s who! Okay — maybe not. Brown just trained the one-three finishers in the Grade 1 Diana, the wonderful Lady Eli and the immensely talented Antonoe. He has three turf fillies pointed to the Grade 1 Beverly D.
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Both trainer John Sadler and co-owner Kosta Hronis say watching Stellar Wind is difficult because the expectations are so high. Fortunately for Sadler and Hronis, Stellar Wind keeps meeting and even exceeding them. Stellar Wind continued her outstanding 2017 form on Sunday at Del Mar by out-dueling Vale Dori in a
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — As this is written the evening before Sunday’s Haskell at Monmouth, you might be hearing some of the things I’m hearing, like: “Graveyard of favorites,” or, “3-year-old picture is mud,” or, “Bill Mott’s birthday.” Okay, let’s tackle them. Saratoga is not the graveyard of favorites. It just isn’t. But it has
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ETOBICOKE, Ontario — Jennifer Lynnette ($18.40) caught the sharp pacesetter Kasuga on the wire to notch her first stakes win in the Grade 3 Royal North at Woodbine on Saturday. Jennifer Lynnette, left, edges rival Kasuga to win the Royal North Stakes at Woodbine. Michael Burns Kasuga, fresh off a course-record performance over the six-furlong distance
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ETOBICOKE, Ontario — Dragon Bay ($12.50) went straight to the front and never looked back to take the $177,100 Nijinsky Stakes over 2-5 favorite Can’thelpbeliveing at Woodbine on Saturday. With Gary Boulanger aboard, Dragon Bay set moderate fractions in the 10-furlong turf route, while being pressed by Pumpkin Rumble. Can’thelpbelieving saved ground in fourth and
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