Horse Racing

7:00 AM ET Multiple Contributors Quick, which athlete has the most roads in the U.S. named after him or her? (Hint: The athlete is not human. Like, literally not a person.) Which sport has the most streets named after its athletes? (Hint: Again, not humans.) After six months of unprecedented research, we can answer those
1:00 PM ET ESPN.com staff Kentucky Derby winner Authentic is the favorite to win Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. 1 Related Typically the second race run in the Triple Crown, the Preakness will be the final leg after the schedule was altered because of the coronavirus pandemic. Tiz the Law, who
10:33 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Improbable rallied from last to a 4½-length victory over stablemate Maximum Security in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, Improbable ran 1⅛ miles in 1 minute, 49.01 seconds to earn his third consecutive Grade 1 victory and fourth
6:09 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Jockeys riding in the Preakness and other races at Pimlico next weekend must undergo a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their first mount. The Maryland Jockey Club announced protocols Friday for jockeys competing Oct. 1/3 at the Baltimore track. Riders from out of town will have to
9:07 PM ET Associated Press DUBLIN, Ireland — Nine-time Irish champion jockey and 2016 Epsom Derby winner Pat Smullen has died. He was 43. Horse Racing Ireland said Smullen, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018, died in a Dublin hospital on Tuesday. Britain’s Press Association said Smullen’s initial treatment had been positive,
7:26 PM ET Associated Press Keeneland will hold next month’s 12-day fall meet without spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic but will allow a limited number of participants and essential personnel. The Lexington, Kentucky, track had a similar policy for a special five-day summer meet after canceling its spring card. Keeneland will conduct the season-ending