National News
Congress plans hearing on horse racing's troubles

As Congress this week takes up the issue of drugs and fatal breakdowns in horse racing, some are suggesting an independent national governing body should be created to oversee racing rules...

Jun 17, 2008, 09:18

National News : Triple Crown Watch
Brown's Triple Crown dream dashed
Da'Tara won the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, dashing Big Brown's hope of a Triple Crown sweep...
Jun 8, 2008, 07:25

National News : Triple Crown Watch
2008 Belmont Stakes Analysis
A couple of no-hopers have joined the field hoping for a small share of the purse, so there will be 10 horses vying for the big prize...
Jun 5, 2008, 14:40

National News
You're fired, 1,200 OTB workers told
The city has sent out formal layoff notices to 1,200 OTB employees. The letter, dated May 30 and signed by NYC Off-Track Betting Corp. President Raymond Casey, notifies workers that "your employment will be terminated...
Jun 3, 2008, 14:59

National News : Triple Crown Watch
Big Brown has slight crack in hoof
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner has missed two days of training and will miss several more days. But trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. is confident his horse will be ready for the Belmont on June 7...
May 29, 2008, 10:17

National News : Triple Crown Watch
Big Brown cruises to another easy victory in Preakness
Not once but twice, jockey Kent Desormeaux sneaked a peek to see if anyone was gaining on Big Brown. His big bay colt ran away with the Preakness on Saturday and now is pointed squarely down the path toward the Triple Crown...
May 17, 2008, 22:16

National News : Triple Crown Watch
After the Favorite, Preakness Field a Shame
Recapturetheglory, the fifth-place finisher at this year's Kentucky Derby, is currently the only horse with the cajones to challenge Big Brown...
May 14, 2008, 09:23

National News
Louis Wolfson, Central to the Fall of a Justice, Is Dead at 95
Louis E. Wolfson, a self-made industrialist and financier who achieved a cliffhanging sweep of the 1978 Triple Crown as a thoroughbred owner, died Sunday at his home in Bal Harbour, Fla. He was 95...
May 10, 2008, 07:57

National News : Triple Crown Watch
Only Two Derby Horses Possible for the Preakness
Normally at this time of year we are getting ready to watch at least a small handful of horses that ran in the Kentucky Derby try again...
May 8, 2008, 12:08

National News : Triple Crown Watch
Eight Belles euthanized after runner-up finish in Kentucky Derby
ox Hill Farm's Eight Belles, runner-up after a game come-from-behind finish in the 134th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), suffered catastrophic injuries...
May 4, 2008, 08:50