Horse racing

January 10, 2018 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A horse stabled at Belmont Park has tested positive for the equine herpes virus-1. The 3-year-old colt, which has yet to be named or raced, is trained by Linda Rice. New York Racing Association officials said Wednesday that the horse has shown no neurological symptoms of the virus...
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File - In this June 6, 1987, file photo, trainer Jack Van Berg accompanies horse Alysheba and jockey Chris McCarron after failing in their bid for racing's Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Van Berg, a Hall of Fame trainer who oversaw Alysheba to victories in the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has died. He was 81. He died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospital, according to a spokeswoman for Oaklawn Park, where Van Berg had relocated his training base after leaving Southern California in 2013. No cause was given. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)
December 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Jack Van Berg, a Hall of Fame trainer who oversaw Alysheba to victories in the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, died Wednesday. He was 81. He died in a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospital, according to a spokeswoman for Oaklawn Park, where Van Berg had relocated his training base after leaving...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:36 pm
Jack Van Berg, a Hall of Fame trainer who oversaw Alysheba to victories in the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has died. He was 81. He died Wednesday in a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospital, according to a spokeswoman for Oaklawn Park, where Van Berg had relocated his training base after leaving...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:35 pm
Jack Van Berg, a Hall of Fame trainer who oversaw Alysheba to victories in the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has died. He was 81. He died Wednesday in a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospital, according to a spokeswoman for Oaklawn Park, where Van Berg had relocated his training base after leaving...
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May 05, 2017 - 10:52 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Toni Goodman was close enough to see the horses kicking up dirt as they raced past, having spent a mere $5 for her trackside seat to an event just days before the Kentucky Derby. But the 56-year-old Kentucky native won't be anywhere near Churchill Downs on Saturday to watch...
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