Horse Racing

Racing and horse deaths: The conversation has changed


ARCADIA, Calif. – Your attention is called to a famous piece of writing. The story – a column, technically – was written by the great W.C. Heinz, and published on July 29, 1949 in The Sun, a New York City newspaper which was distributed continuously from 1833 to 1950 and ceased publication just 159 days [more]

The story behind Justify’s positive drug test: A misleading bombshell scoop, a damning lack of transparency and another unforced error by racing officials


The 2018 Triple Crown winner and his trainer, Bob Baffert, seemingly didn't deserve that crown when a report surfaced about a failed test before the Kentucky Derby. But it's not that simple. [more]