Horse Racing

Man o' War exhibit honors racing legend born a century ago

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) A new exhibit on Man o' War is opening across the street from the New York racetrack where the thoroughbred racing legend suffered his only defeat. (MORE)

Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash

DESOTO, Fla. (AP) Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.

Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida. (MORE)

Arrogate comes from last to win $10M Dubai World Cup easily

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Arrogate showed his class again as he came from dead last out of the stalls to win the Dubai World Cup by an impressive 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday.

With the win, four-year-old Arrogate became the highest-earning racehorse ever, surpassing California Chrome, winner of the same race last year. Arrogate has grossed $17,084,600 for winning seven races out of eight in his career. (MORE)

Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Arrogate has been winning one big race after another. The 4-year-old now goes after a big pile of money in the desert.

On Saturday, he runs in the $10 million Dubai World Cup. (MORE)

6 3-year-olds nominated late to Triple Crown series

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Thunder Snow, winner of the UAE 2000 Guineas, is among six 3-year-olds made eligible to compete in the Triple Crown series during the late nomination period. (MORE)

Kentucky Derby to celebrate Man o' War with exhibit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The Kentucky Derby Museum says it is planning a new exhibit next month on one of thoroughbred racing's most famous horses: Man o' War.

The museum says in a statement that the interactive exhibit will open on April 8 and include information about Man o' War's life, his racing career and his ties to the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Ireland-trained Sizing John wins Gold Cup

CHELTENHAM, England (AP) Ten years after winning the Grand National, jockey Robbie Power won the equally-prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup when Sizing John galloped to victory on Festival Friday.

Trained in Ireland, Sizing John won by two-and-three-quarter lengths on St. Patrick's Day. (MORE)

Hall of Fame driver John Campbell leads Hambletonian Society

(AP) -- Hall of Fame driver John Campbell has been elected president and chief executive officer of the Hambletonian Society. (MORE)

Walsh, Mullins team up for 4 winners at Cheltenham Festival

CHELTENHAM, England (AP) Jockey Ruby Walsh and trainer Willie Mullins ended their drought at the Cheltenham Festival by teaming up for four victories on a day to savor for Irish racing on Thursday.

For the first time at the prestigious meeting, there were six Irish winners in succession. (MORE)

Horse dies at Cheltenham Festival; Shock in feature race

CHELTENHAM, England (AP) The second day of the Cheltenham Festival was marred by the death of a horse in the first race Wednesday. (MORE)