Horse Racing

Money raised to install equine MRI at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) A fundraising campaign to install an equine MRI at Santa Anita has been successful, and it’s expected to be in place during the troubled track’s winter-spring meet that begins on Dec. 26. (MORE)

Horse racing’s major players form safety coalition

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) A group of horse racing organizations has announced the formation of a coalition to promote enhanced safety protections and work together to develop new reforms in a sport roiled by a series of equine deaths. (MORE)

Filly dies after workout at Del Mar, other horse euthanized

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) A 3-year-old filly has collapsed and died after a workout at Del Mar, while another horse that was injured in a race on Nov. 10 has been euthanized, making it four horses that have died since the track’s fall meet began Nov. 8. (MORE)

Owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner plan appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The owners of Maximum Security say they will appeal a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit that seeks to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as winner of the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Judge dismisses suit by owners of Derby DQ Maximum Security

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security seeking to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as the winner of the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Del Mar preemptively cancels racing for Nov. 21

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Del Mar is preemptively canceling racing for Nov. 21 because of projected rain from the season’s first storm in Southern California. (MORE)

Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 5 winners at Aqueduct

NEW YORK (AP) Irad Ortiz Jr. rode five winners at Aqueduct on Monday, the second time he's had that many in a day this year. (MORE)

2 horses euthanized after being injured in races at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Two horses have been euthanized after suffering injuries during races at Del Mar, ending the track's stretch of safe competition. (MORE)

Breeders' Cup votes in new CEO Drew Fleming

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) The Breeders' Cup has named Drew Fleming as president and chief executive officer. (MORE)

Drug samples from Breeders' Cup horses cleared by lab

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) All samples collected from horses competing in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita have tested clear. (MORE)