Horse Racing

2:25 AM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Breeders’ Cup has named Drew Fleming president and chief executive officer. The board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Fleming as the replacement for Craig Fravel, who quit after last weekend’s world championships at Santa Anita to join The Stronach Group, which owns several racetracks.
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8:32 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — So much for settling the early Kentucky Derby picture. Next year’s outlook is downright fuzzy after a couple of little-known colts challenged each other down the stretch before 45-1 shot Storm the Court staged a stunning neck victory in the Juvenile on opening day of the Breeders’
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7:40 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — A colt was fatally injured at Keeneland in a crash that also left his jockey Adam Breschizza with an injured left clavicle. The death of Triggerman is the track’s third since the fall meet opened on Friday. Keeneland says in a statement that Triggerman injured his front
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7:00 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Sherwood C. Chillingworth, a longtime executive with the Oak Tree Racing Association who had partnerships in several stakes-winning thoroughbreds, has died. He was 93. Chillingworth had been in declining health and died Tuesday of undisclosed causes, Frank DeMarco, vice president and general counsel at Santa Anita, said
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6:42 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved the sale of Turfway Park to Churchill Downs. News outlets report the commission on Tuesday unanimously approved Churchill Downs’ bid to buy Turfway Park for $46 million. Churchill President Kevin Flanery says the purchase is a $150 million investment in
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