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Real Madrid lost 2-1 in Glasgow against Scottish champions Rangers. (Image: Twitter/RangersFC)

Real Madrid Lose for the First Time Under Ancelotti

The Glasgow Rangers won a friendly against Real Madrid on Sunday, 2-1, handing Real its first defeat under new Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti. Madrid took the lead early in the game thanks to Rodygo, but couldn’t keep their advantage in the second half. Goals from Fashion Sakala and Cedric Itten […]

Crystal Ball saw her way to a 1 1/4-length victory in the Lady Jacqueline Stakes at Thistledown. She goes for her fourth win of 2021 in the Grade 3 Shuvee Stakes at Saratoga Sunday. (Image: JJ Zamaiko Photography)

Does Crystal Ball’s Future Include an Elusive Graded-Stakes Spa Victory?

Crystal Ball sees her way into Sunday’s Grade 3 Shuvee Stakes a pristine 3-for-3 in 2021. She’s taken those three races on three different tracks in three different states with three different jockeys. Now, the trek toughens. The competition stiffens. And the stakes literally heighten. Named after the Hall of […]

Andre Pierre Gignac scored a hat-trick as France came back from behind three times to beat South Africa 4-3 at the Olympics. (Image: Twitter/equipedefrance)

Olympic Soccer: France Survive Scare and Beat South Africa, as Spain Narrowly Win Against Australia. Brazil Held in Surprise Draw by Cote d’Ivoire

The second round of group games in the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics came with fresh moments of madness on the pitch. France is still in the competition with chances of progressing thanks to Gignac’s goals while defending champions Brazil couldn’t get past Cote d’Ivoire. South Korea thumped […]

Part of PSG's ultras don't want the club to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United after his 'pro-Marseille' comments in 2018. (Image: www.otbsports.com)

PSG Hope to Sign Man United Superstar Pogba for $60 Million

Paul Pogba (28) is unwilling to extend his deal at Old Trafford, so he’s available for a transfer. His contract with Manchester United runs out next summer and the English giants could end up losing him on a free a year from now. Wanted in the past by Real Madrid, […]

Jolie Olimpica's last victory came 14 months ago in the Grade 2 Monrovia Stakes at Santa Anita. She is one of the favorites in the opening leg of Saturday's Cross Country Pick 5: the Grade 2 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Cross Country Pick 5 Features Familiar Names, International Flavor

Familiar names such as Jolie Olimpica, Split Then Double and Merveilleux, along with promising newcomers like Chileno, Watasha and Volcanic play their parts in Saturday’s Cross Country Pick 5 wager. This week’s New York Racing Association’s Cross Country Pick 5 comes with international flavor. The wager encompasses races from Saratoga, […]

Malathaat's unbeaten record and versatile running style makes her an odds-on favorite to win the Grade 1 CCA Oaks at Saratoga. (Image: Jamie Newell/TwinSpires.com)

Where Did Everyone Go? Malathaat Scares Off Would-Be CCA Oaks Rivals

If you remember back in May, the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks is the race that Todd Pletcher put on Malathaat’s calendar. This was the race Pletcher and owner of the undefeated 3-year-old circled – as they were crossing off any Belmont Stakes plans. Now, because of Malathaat’s considerable […]

Love won last year's Epsom Oaks by nine lengths. The daughter of the late Galileo and winner of seven of 11 is the 5/2 favorite for Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot. (Image: Megan Ridgwell)

Top Talent Brings Equine Palace Intrigue to King George Stakes

The storylines in Saturday’s Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes are almost as loaded with intrigue as the field is loaded with talent. And this field for the 1 ½-mile turf trek at Ascot is loaded with talent. But each high-profile contestant comes with his – […]

Flavien Prat rode Going Global to all four of her US stakes victories. That streak goes to the test Saturday in the Grade 2 San Clemente at Del Marl. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Going Global Does Just That, Brings Four-Race Win Streak to Del Mar

Going Global began her racing career finishing fourth, 12th, and 13th in a trio of summer races in her native Ireland. There was nothing distinguishing her from the countless other 2-year-old fillies dotting Irish racetracks. This changed last November when Going Global broke her maiden in an Irish Handicap race […]