Horse Racing

8:34 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Rock Your World won the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby by 4 1/4 lengths on Saturday over 4-5 favorite Medina Spirit, preventing Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert from earning his 10th win in the West Coast’s prep for the Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Umberto Rispoli, Rock Your
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1:29 PM ET Associated Press MADRID — A virulent outbreak of equine herpes in eastern Spain has forced European equestrian events to be canceled across the continent. The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) said this week that it has canceled events in several European countries until March 28. The ban affects events in Spain,
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8:18 PM ET Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Mishriff powered home to wear down American ace Charlatan on Saturday and win the world’s most valuable horse race, the $20 million Saudi Cup in Riyadh. The first prize was $10 million. The John Gosden-trained colt, owned by Prince Faisal, made his stamina tell over the
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Concert Tour won the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by a half-length over Freedom Fighter on Saturday at Santa Anita, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish of Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Concert Tour ran seven furlongs in 1:24.06 and paid $2.80,
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11:24 PM ET Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. — Julio Canani, who trained three Breeders’ Cup winners and thoroughbred racing’s 2-year-old Eclipse champion filly in 2004, died Friday after a long illness. He died at a hospital in Pasadena, his daughter Lisa told officials at Santa Anita in nearby Arcadia, where Canani was based. She gave
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3:17 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — – Gamine has been disqualified from a third-place finish in last year’s Kentucky Oaks and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert fined $1,500 after a post-race test showed the filly had an anti-inflammatory in her system. Kentucky stewards issued their ruling Jan. 30 and it was posted
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