Altadena garden: In the May 30 Saturday section, an article about Peggy Casey's Altadena garden said that she was the set decorator on "Batman Returns." Casey was the art department coordinator. Cheryl Carasik was the set decorator for that 1992 film.
Here is the best mile info for Belmont: Based on this info the main challenge to AP should be Madefromlucky who last raced at Belmont at 9 furlongs and perhaps Frosted. Note that AP has 2-3-4th best mile times at or near lead and MFL presses with the best mile. Frosted could be a presser, but...
I am Bill. Still wet but spent my entire Sunday reviewing videos from the site basically on RDSS(2). I know Ted is away but I keep seeing that I should be reading the above "issues" but can not locate them. I've tried regular search on the onsite Google search. I find threads mentioning them,...
I don’t know how fast American Pharoah’s Preakness score will come up on Beyer Speed Figures. As a believer and maker of my own figures for almost four decades, it surprises even me to say that I don’t care. That Preakness, for me, was the best race American Pharoah has ever run. By far. I’ve had my reservations about him, about his perfect trips and all tha […]
White Clover, the 7-1 pacesetter, dug in for the stretch drive and put Peace and War away, defeating the winner of last fall's Grade 1 Alcibiades Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths in Wednesday's $50,000 Our Mims Stakes at Delaware Park.
AMERICAN PHAROAH took blinkers off after his debut and has since won six races in a row – five of them Grade 1 stakes – at distances ranging from seven to 10 furlongs. Along the way, he has beaten everyone in this field at least once by margins of three to 12 lengths.
FROSTED is positioned for an “upset” as the likely second choice in the Belmont Stakes. He has been freshened five weeks since a solid fourth-place finish in the Kentucky Derby, a race dominated by frontrunners. Frosted was one of the only late runners to make an impact. He was shuffled early, uncorked a wide move on the far turn, kept to his task late, and […]
A field of 13 turf sprinters will line up at Belmont Park June 6 in the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes, which, at six furlongs on grass, should prove to be one of the most exciting races on the stakes-loaded card.
Texas Ryano figures prominently in summertime plans for trainer Carla Gaines.A 4-year-old colt, Texas Ryano has his 2015 debut in an optional claimer at a mile on turf at Santa Anita on Thursday, a race Gaines expects will lead to stakes appearances at Del Mar beginning next month.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he will step down as the head of the world soccer’s governing body, following the disclosure last week of U.S. criminal charges against more than a dozen current and former FIFA officials and sports-marketing executives.
Ten years after the Pennsylvania Derby was going to host for the first time the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner in the form of local runner Smarty Jones, Parx Racing will finally get that honor on Saturday when California Chrome starts the 1 1/8-mile race.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome galloped over the Parx Racing track Thursday morning as he prepares to face seven other 3-year-olds in the $1 million, 1 1/8-mile Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday