Kentucky Derby

FILE - In this May 4, 2019, file photo, Flavien Prat rides Country House to victory during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Luis Saez on Maximum Security finished first but was disqualified. Country House has been retired because of a foot ailment. The 4-year-old developed laminitis in his right front foot and was hospitalized last summer to treat the condition. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
February 14, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Country House, the horse who won the Kentucky Derby in 2019 after the first horse over the finish line was disqualified, has been retired because of a foot ailment. Blackwood Stables on Friday said Country House won't race again after being treated for laminitis in his right front foot. He finished...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2019, file photo, Luis Saez rides Maximum Security, second from right, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Country House was declared the winner after Maximum Security was disqualified following a review by race stewards. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 04, 2020 - 2:04 pm
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bricks and Mortar had a perfect 2019 record and might have a couple more trophies coming his way. The leading money-winning horse in North America last year headlines the three Eclipse Award finalists for Horse of the Year, to be presented at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 23...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. From the moment two officials watched a Los Angeles Rams defender slam into a New Orleans receiver well before the ball arrived and failed to throw a flag for pass interference that was obvious to tens of millions of fans watching at home, officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 01, 2020 - 1:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the moment two officials failed to throw a flag for obvious pass interference on a play that helped decide the NFC championship — stunning the players, coaches and millions of fans — officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. No matter the sport, fans and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. From the moment two officials watched a Los Angeles Rams defender slam into a New Orleans receiver well before the ball arrived and failed to throw a flag for pass interference that was obvious to tens of millions of fans watching at home, officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 01, 2020 - 12:33 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the moment two officials failed to throw a flag for obvious pass interference on a play that helped decide the NFC championship — stunning the players, coaches and millions of fans — officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. No matter the sport, fans and...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2019, file photo, United States' Megan Rapinoe lifts up a trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. “We’ve done exactly what we set out to do, done exactly what we wanted to do, said what we feel,” said Rapinoe. “I know sometimes my voice is louder, but everybody is in this together.” (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
December 25, 2019 - 7:34 am
Karma had a career year in 2019. She draped a green jacket on Tiger Woods, handed soccer’s World Cup to a tough-as-nails U.S. Women’s National Team, shipped the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy to a cool-as-they-come rookie coach and players from the Great White North, righted a wrong that happened a...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2019, file photo, United States' Megan Rapinoe lifts up a trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. “We’ve done exactly what we set out to do, done exactly what we wanted to do, said what we feel,” said Rapinoe. “I know sometimes my voice is louder, but everybody is in this together.” (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
December 24, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Karma had a career year in 2019. She draped a green jacket on Tiger Woods, handed soccer’s World Cup to a tough-as-nails U.S. Women’s National Team, shipped the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy to a cool-as-they-come rookie coach and players from the Great White North, righted a wrong that happened a...
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December 07, 2019 - 5:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maximum Security concluded a tumultuous season with a decisive victory Saturday in the $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct. Maximum Security was the first horse to be disqualified for interference in the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby. That was one of only two defeats in an...
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Irad Ortiz Jr. aborad Vino Rosso celebrates after the Breeders' Cup Classic horse race at Santa Anita Park, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 02, 2019 - 9:01 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Vino Rosso has won the $6 million Classic by 4 1/4 lengths at the Breeders' Cup, where a long-shot horse was eased up in the stretch with a leg injury. Mongolian Groom, a 15-1 shot, was part of the...
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Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Bricks and Mortar celebrates after winning the Breeders' Cup Turf horse race at Santa Anita Park, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 02, 2019 - 8:15 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Bricks and Mortar has won the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf to complete a perfect season and move solidly into contention for Horse of the Year honors. Bottled up in traffic for most of the race,...
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Joe Bravo, right, aboard Blue Prize celebrates after winning the Breeders' Cup Distaff horse race at Santa Anita Park, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 02, 2019 - 7:29 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Blue Prize rallied from second-to-last on the backstretch to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff by 1½ lengths. She upset even-money favorite Midnight Bisou, who lost for the first time in eight...
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