Horse Racing

6:10 PM ET Associated Press The New York Racing Association suspended trainer Bob Baffert for one year Thursday for repeated medication violations, A panel credited Baffert for time served from an initial suspension that makes the two-time Triple Crown-winner eligible to saddle horses in New York again Jan. 26. The final decision marks the end
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4:48 PM ET Associated Press Lisa Lazarus walked around the backstretch at Belmont Park nine days before the final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, selling as much as observing. The CEO of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority talked with trainers, riders and other horsemen about the sport’s federally mandated new governing body that
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6:14 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Lester Piggott, a jockey who won the English Derby nine times in his haul of victories in horse racing’s top events, has died. He was 86. Piggott’s death was confirmed to Britain’s PA news agency on Sunday by horseracing trainer William Haggas, who is married to Piggott’s daughter,
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7:12 AM ET ESPN Sports Betting The 147th running of the Preakness Stakes will take place Saturday at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. While Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will sit out the race, this year’s Preakness will be interesting to watch with Derby runner-up Epicenter and Kentucky Oaks winner Secret Oath in
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6:29 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Canada-bred Interstatedaydream mounted a bold stretch run to hold off favorite Adare Manor and win the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Friday. Starting from the ninth post, Interstatedaydream won for the third time in five career starts and has never finished out of the
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12:51 AM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky horse racing stewards have suspended Brad Cox, trainer of 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Mandaloun, for 10 days with a $500 fine and have disqualified colt Warrior’s Charge for a failed postrace drug test after the Stephen Foster Stakes last June at Churchill Downs. The test found
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5:41 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter was set Monday as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which will be run without Rich Strike. The surprise Derby winner at 80-1 is not in the field of nine for Saturday’s $1.65 million race at Pimlico. Rich Strike’s owner felt
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