Horse Racing

Flightline, Pletcher, Godolphin lead way at Eclipse Awards

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Flightline ran away in all six of his races, and ran away with top honors at the Eclipse Awards on Thursday night. (MORE)

Trainer Bob Baffert's ban from racing in New York is over

(AP) -- Bob Baffert can once again enter horses at New York's major tracks.

The Hall of Fame trainer's one-year ban by the New York Racing Association ended Wednesday, allowing him to enter horses as soon as Thursday. (MORE)

Cyberknife picked as early favorite for $3 million Pegasus

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) Cyberknife is going into his finale as the favorite. (MORE)

Exercise rider killed in Florida horse track accident

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) An exercise rider at a Florida horse track died Saturday in a training accident, officials said. (MORE)

Jockey Manny Franco ties mark with 6 wins on Aqueduct card

NEW YORK (AP) Jockey Manny Franco tied a New York Racing Association record with six victories on Friday's nine-race card at Aqueduct.

The 28-year-old rider from Puerto Rico tied a mark shared by Hall of Famers Steve Cauthen, Angel Cordero Jr., Javier Castellano, Mike Smith and Ron Turcotte, as well as Dylan Davis. (MORE)

Correction: Franco-6 Wins story

NEW YORK (AP) In a story published Jan. 6, 2023, about jockey Manny Franco winning six races in one day at Aqueduct, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the New York Racing Association, erroneously reported that Dylan Davis was one of several jockeys to have achieved the same feat, doing it twice in 2018. Davis rode six winners in one day once. (MORE)

16-1 shot Reincarnate wins Sham Stakes for Baffert

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) It's proving time for 3-year-olds in the barn of trainer Bob Baffert. (MORE)

Flightline is Breeders' Cup Classic favorite at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Flightline has given John Sadler plenty to smile about this year, and his prospects look good for the trainer maintaining it.

The unbeaten horse is the 3-5 morning-line favorite for the Breeders' Cup Classic and will start the $6 million season finale from the No. 4 post position on Saturday at Keeneland. (MORE)

Flightline heads Breeders' Cup Classic; Baffert back in Ky

(AP) -- Undefeated Flightline and surprise Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike head a field of nine for the Breeders' Cup Classic next week at Keeneland

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Breeders' Cup returns to Santa Anita for record 11th time

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) The Breeders' Cup will return to Santa Anita for a record 11th time in 2023.

The world championships will mark their 40th anniversary next year on Nov. 3 and 4 at the Southern California track. (MORE)