Horse Racing

NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey horse racing association sued the four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA Thursday, claiming the leagues cost one of the state’s racetracks more than $130 million in lost revenue by blocking legal sports betting. The suit filed by the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association claims the leagues acted
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Justify not only won the rainiest Kentucky Derby on record, but the colt lifted a 136-year-old curse while doing so. Justify ran the 1¼ miles in 2:04.20, going the first half-mile in 45.77 seconds, and won by 2½ lengths on Saturday. The horse ended the so-called Curse of Apollo, becoming the first
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May 5, 2018 ESPN staff Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment While the grounds at Churchill Downs are typically filled with hats everywhere, this year it was the rain that took center stage at the 144th Kentucky Derby. See what it looked like in Louisville as three inches of rain fell during the
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