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War Emblem, 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, dies

GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- War Emblem, the 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, died Wednesday at age 21.He had been at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center since 2015 after returning from Japan. Officials said the cause of death was believed...

Tracks continue racing, but without fans in the stands

Horse racing is continuing to operate in North America and abroad without fans in the stands.Races at Santa Anita and Golden Gate Fields in California, Aqueduct in New York, Gulfstream Park in Florida, Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, Laurel Park...

Louisiana Derby will be run as scheduled March 21

A major prep race for the Kentucky Derby will be run as scheduled next week -- without spectators.Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans is joining other tracks in banning fans through the remainder of its racing meet that...

Churchill Downs to delay reopening of stables amid coronavirus outbreak

Churchill Downs is delaying reopening its stables and training center until March 31 after consulting local public health officials amid the coronavirus outbreak.The home of the Kentucky Derby is expected to provide an update next week about horse racing's...

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