Racing News

Kentucky Derby Preps: Southwest Stakes

By Margaret Ransom Saturday marks the 56th running of the Southwest Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn Park after a nearly two-week delay due to winter storm Uri, which blanketed the southeast From Texas to North...

Kentucky Derby Preps: Fountain of Youth

By Margaret Ransom The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon set out in the 1500s in search of a mythical fountain, which was believed to be located in the southeastern part of the North American contin...

Horse Racing Walks Fine Line With Whip Rule

By Mike Farrell Spare the whip, spoil the outcome. That is the direction we are headed, as exemplified by the latest ruling from the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia following Saturdays $20 million Saud...