Horse Racing

9:08 PM ET Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — Golden Gate Fields has suspended live horse racing through the end of November because of the surging coronavirus. The San Francisco Bay area track last Friday announced a week-long temporary closure to address a COVID-19 outbreak. Track officials say Golden Gate’s facilities have undergone thorough cleaning and
2:07 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — Keeneland says thoroughbred Absolutely Aiden has been euthanized following an injury suffered in a chain-reaction incident that toppled several riders Saturday on the second day of the Breeders’ Cup world championships. The 4-year-old colt went down about 200 yards short of the finish in the $150,000 Lafayette
12:49 PM ET Associated Press Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, who has had multiple horses test positive for medication violations, is taking steps to “do better,” including hiring outside oversight. Baffert said in a statement Wednesday that he is “very aware” of the incidents involving his horses and the impact that it’s had on
3:00 PM ET Associated Press A filly trained by two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has tested positive in a postrace drug test for the second time this year, making it the third positive test by a horse in Baffert’s stable in the last six months. Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney, issued a statement confirming Gamine’s