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Polarisation wins again in re-run Sydney Cup

SYDNEY (AP) Visiting English trainer Charlie Appleby and his five-year-old gelding Polarisation claimed poetic justice on Saturday with victory in the Sydney Cup at Randwick racecourse, two weeks after "winning" the abandoned first running of one of Australia's biggest races. (MORE)

Chasing Roses: Javier Castellano still eyeing elusive Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) Javier Castellano is arguably the best jockey in racing right now.

Except, that is, at the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Lynn S. Whiting dies at 77

(AP) -- Lynn S. Whiting, who trained Lil E. Tee to an upset victory in the 1992 Kentucky Derby, died Wednesday. He was 77. (MORE)

Classic Empire clinches Kentucky Derby spot with Oaklawn win

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Two-year-old champion Classic Empire recovered from a poor performance his last time out and locked up a Kentucky Derby bid Saturday with a come-from-well-behind win in the $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park. (MORE)

Pee Wee Reese the horse wins on Jackie Robinson Day

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Pee Wee Reese won the second race at Santa Anita on the 70th anniversary of his former Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. (MORE)

Harry Connick Jr. to sing national anthem at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Harry Connick Jr. knows his way around a racetrack, having watched the horses with his dad at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. (MORE)

Gormley wins $1 million Santa Anita Derby by half-length

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) It's almost like old times for John Shirreffs and Jerry Moss. (MORE)

One For Arthur wins Grand National for the 'Two Golf Widows'

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Belinda McClung and Deborah Thomson bought One For Arthur in 2013 because they wanted an activity to enjoy while their partners were out playing golf.

Little did the "Two Golf Widows," as they are now labeled, know that they were purchasing a future Grand National winner. (MORE)

One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) One for Arthur won the Grand National at odds of 14-1 on Saturday, giving jockey Derek Fox a career-defining victory in his first ride in the world's toughest steeplechase.

The eight-year-old horse is trained by the partner of Peter Scudamore, a former eight-time champion jockey who never won the grueling race in 12 attempts in the saddle. (MORE)

Rare scenes as Sydney Cup stopped halfway through the race

SYDNEY (AP) One of Australia's biggest horse races - the Sydney Cup - was abandoned at the halfway point on Saturday in dramatic and controversial scenes after two horses threw their riders and one of the horses died on the track. (MORE)

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