Horse Racing

California horse racing authorities contend the technology at Santa Anita Park was good enough to determine the winner of this  TK (Image: Santa Anita)

Is It Time for Horse Racing to Upgrade Photo Finish Technology?

In horse racing, a picture is worth only four words – win, lose, or dead heat – not the thousand as the bromide goes. But now, at least one prominent trainer is calling for the racing community to reconsider the technology that determines the difference, saying that his horse got […]

Justify became only the third horse in history to win the Triple Crown on Saturday. (Image: Reuters)

Justify Wins Belmont Stakes Easily, Captures Triple Crown

Justify showed why he was the 4/5 favorite on Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes by 1-3/4 lengths and becoming the 13th horse in history to capture the Triple Crown. It was his sixth victory in as many starts. He was a +425 to win the Triple Crown after winning the Kentucky […]

Jockey Martin Garcia puts Justify through a final workout before heading to the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. (Image: Pat McDonogh/Louisville Courier-Journal)

Justify Opens as Favorite to Win Belmont Stakes and Complete Triple Crown

Justify received the No. 1 post for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, where he will try to become the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown. The winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes was made the early 4/5 favorite to win at the Belmont. Baffert Worried About Inside Draw […]

Justify won the second leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday at the Preakness, but only by less than an length. (Image:AP)

Justify Wins Preakness, But Not by Enough for Triple Crown Skeptics

In another Triple Crown race in the mud, Justify validated his favorite status at the Preakness, and came out clean as a whistle. The three-year-old thoroughbred’s win on Saturday signaled to his critics that his Kentucky Derby victory earlier in May was no fluke. And now he is one race away from […]

Justify Is Morning Line Favorite after Drawing No. 7 Post for Preakness

Kentucky Derby champion Justify will look to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown this Saturday at the Preakness, where he is favored to top the field of eight horses. Justify was installed as the 1/2 favorite for Saturday’s race at Pimlico, something that suits trainer Bob Baffert just […]