Horse Racing

Art Collector wins Ellis Park Derby, earns Ky Derby points

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) Blue Grass winner Art Collector led all the way in winning the $200,000 Ellis Park Derby by 3 1/4 lengths on Sunday, and earned 50 qualifying points for next month's Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Tiz the Law wins Travers, likely Derby favorite in Kentucky

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Belmont winner Tiz the Law won the $1 million Travers Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths at Saratoga, and heads to Kentucky for next month's Derby as the probable favorite. (MORE)

Virus tempers Hambletonian, the highlight of harness season

(AP) -- The Hambletonian is usually the week the sports world takes more than a passing glance at harness racing with the running of trotting's most prestigious race. (MORE)

Filly Ramona Hill favored in $1 million Hambletonian

(AP) -- The $1 million Hambletonian and favored Ramona Hill have come a long way since the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports. (MORE)

Improbable wins Whitney for Baffert at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Improbable won the $750,000 Whitney by two lengths at Saratoga on Saturday, making Bob Baffert the first trainer to notch back-to-back victories in the Grade 1 race for older horses since 1994-95. (MORE)

Thousand Words pulls upset to win Shared Belief at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Thousand Words upset 1-5 favorite Honor A. P. by three-quarters of a length in the $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at Del Mar on Saturday, giving trainer Bob Baffert another candidate for next month's Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

By a nose: Maximum Security wins at Del Mar in return

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Maximum Security won the $150,000 San Diego Handicap by a nose after a photo finish at Del Mar on Saturday, his first start in five months for new trainer Bob Baffert. (MORE)

Enable wins King George at Ascot for unprecedented 3rd time

ASCOT, England (AP) Enable captured an unprecedented third win in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Saturday after one of British horse racing's top events started with the smallest field in its history. (MORE)

Del Mar riders return after COVID-19 positives

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Del Mar's jockey colony returned for the resumption of racing after the track was forced to cancel last weekend after 15 jockeys tested positive for the coronavirus. (MORE)

Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 5 winners at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Irad Ortiz Jr. won five races at Saratoga on Thursday, equaling his feat of a year ago. (MORE)

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