Latest Horse Racing News

Kentucky Derby Elite Eight
The 144th Kentucky Derby will take place on May 5th, a little over 80 days from now. There are basically two more rounds of significant prep races that will take place between now and then in key winter racing states like California, Florida, Louisiana …
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Turfway Park selections for Saturday
MR GREY was no match for a runaway winner last out but ran a decent race to finish fourth. He will be rallying from off of what figures to be an honest pace and gets the nod in a very well matched race. EMMETT’S DREAM figures to make the lead and could …
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Kentucky Derby Charity League 2018: We’re off!
Happy 10th anniversary to the Brooklyn Backstretch Charity League. It’s taken several forms over the year, inspired by the Saratoga Special Derby fantasy league, run by Brian Nadeau, way back in the days of yore. Back when we started, I pledged $ 50 to …


Latest Horse Racing News

Mourinho aces test
HOT SPRINGS — Horses with Kentucky Derby aspirations face a long list of tests prior to the first Saturday in May. Not one is more significant than the two-turn test, and Bob Baffert-trainee Mourinho aced it to win the $ 150,000 1-mile Smarty Jones Stakes …
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Countdown to 150: Take A look Back At The Belmont Stakes Of Years Past
When the calendar turned to Jan. 10, it marked a milestone during a landmark year in the long and proud history of the Grade 1, $ 1.5 million Belmont Stakes. The 150th edition of the famed “Test of the Champion” is now 150 days away on June 9. Tickets for …

Mourinho Kicks Clear For Smarty Jones Victory
Phoenix Thoroughbreds’ Mourinho earned his first stakes victory and stamped himself a legitimate Kentucky Derby (GI) contender on Monday with his impressive wire-to-wire victory by 3 ¼ lengths in the $ 150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing become first Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY team

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing become first Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY team
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has been announced as the first team for the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY which is due to start in December 2018. Led by Team Principal Bobby Rahal, the RLL Racing team will take on competitors in the Formula E support series, based …
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Why IndyCar should adopt the NASCAR qualifying system on oval tracks
IndyCar, in need of an oval qualifying format overhaul, should adopt the qualifying format used by NASCAR. Here is why that would be a good choice. Two former IndyCar champions, this past season’s champion Josef Newgarden and the 2014 champion Will Power …
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2017 INDYCAR Silly Season Update
The upcoming Verizon IndyCar Series season doesn’t begin for another three and a half months, but many drivers and teams have already secured their plans for 2018. Chip Ganassi Racing, which will field two full-time entries, is bringing Ed Jones on board …


Latest NASCAR Racing News

Auto Racing
He was so shy, so skinny, not yet somebody. It was around 1997 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was testing at Talladega Superspeedway, wearing an all-white firesuit. Bobby Labonte was the star at the Alabama test that day, and all the media crammed into Talladega’s …
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What Do NASCAR Drivers Do in the Offseason?
Enjoy the Limelight From public appearances to star-studded parties to TV and movie appearances, many of NASCAR’s personalities don’t avoid the limelight when they’re not racing. A recent Hollywood movie about a heist at NASCAR race, Lucky Logan …
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NASCAR Cup: Dale Earnhardt Jr. named Most Popular Driver, receives Bill France Award for Excellence
“Without them, none of the opportunities I’ve had in racing would’ve happened.” Earnhardt also was presented the Bill France Award of Excellence by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. The 2017 season was Earnhardt’s last of full-time competitio …
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Latest NASCAR Racing News

NASCAR: Surprise pole winner for Sunday’s race at Charlotte, plus Friday observations
Kyle Busch was the king at pole position in the first round of the NASCAR playoffs (he won it twice in three races and came second last week at Dover), but his streak of excellence came to an end Friday night. None of that is to say that Busch was poor, as …
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Former NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to race in Iowa
NASCAR legend Tony Stewart will return to Iowa for a race this weekend. Stewart, a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, will race Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway in the 360 class. The raceway announced the news Thursday morning on its …
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Talladega Race Fan Sports Racist NASCAR T-shirt
Despite NASCAR’s white-washing PR, one redneck fan at last month’s Talladega 500 shows off what may be the new NASCAR enthusiast uniform: cheap beer in a cozy, giant Fauxkleys, and a sleeveless t-shirt proclaiming “No Niggers In NASCAR.” This shirt is a …
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Latest Bicycle Racing News

Rochester Twilight Criterium bike race takes to the streets
Roads are closed throughout the city tonight, some even blocked since 7 o’clock this morning for the Rochester Twilight Criterium bike race. Court Street from South avenue to Clinton Avenue is closed, and several other roads will stay blocked off until …
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Sweaty Yeti fat-tire bike race takes over Levis Mound
He regularly logs between 20 and 30 miles a week riding over the snow in Clark County on his fat-tire mountain bike. Meurett also wears the hat of race director for the Sweaty Yeti Winter Fest, a fat-tire festival that will be held Feb. 24-26 on the Levis …
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Mountain bike riders participate in endurance race through Riverside State Park
Beddome Allen was tired and sweaty after finishing a 15-mile mountain bike race in first place Saturday, but a few hours later he would do it all again. And again. Allen and 521 of his closest friends kicked off the 24-hour Round the Clock mountain bike …
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Latest Boat Racing News

When is the 2017 Boat Race TODAY? What time does the Oxford v Cambridge race start?
Cambridge’s male rowers are defending the title they won last year but the university’s women’s team are hoping for better luck this year. Last year the Cambridge women’s boat dramatically almost sank in the Thames amid high winds, allowing Oxford to …
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Nehru Trophy: Keep an eye out for this three-year-old skipper
It is usually the chundan vallam or the snake boats that steal the show at the annual Nehru Trophy Boat race (NTBR). But, this year, keep your eye out for the Iruttukuthi competitions. For you may miss the youngest skipper this boat race has ever seen.

Baker boat race generates water-worthy science fun
Ask any home do-it-yourselfer what’s in their toolbox and they’ll probably mention duct tape. As the old joke goes, it may not hold the universe together, but it’s pretty darned handy for domestic fixing and fastening. It even works surprisingly well as a …
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Grinduro Will Save Bike Racing

Grinduro Will Save Bike Racing
I’ll be the first to admit skepticism when Grinduro exploded across the pop-cycling blogosphere last year. I viewed the event with a small degree of contempt. It had all the trappings of a doomed-to-fail hype machine (Don’t fault me – one of their …

BC Bike Race Day Two Report
Day two of the BC Bike Race sponsored by Rocky Mountain Bicycles returned to it’s annual stop in the village of Cumberland for a new 48km course never used in the BCBR. Taking up most of the small main street, 600 racers launched out of town going the …
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2017 South Bay Cycling Award finalists
Here are the finalists, culled from a garbage heap of worthy nominees, names legendary in the niche within an invisible crevice inside the microscopic crack of the non-sport of profamateur bicycle pretend racing. The criteria were of course rigorous.


SoCal Motor Bicycle Racing at Grange Motor Circuit

SoCal Motor Bicycle Racing at Grange Motor Circuit
The question of when a bicycle officially becomes a motorcycle is as hard to answer as when does a boy become a man; but legally California says it must have pedals, less than 2hp, an automatic transmission and a top speed of 30mph. The motorized bicycles …
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Bicycle racing and sex (and why women’s cycling is fascinating)
It has been a long held belief in boxing that sex before a bout will leave a fighter with weak legs. Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser on the other hand was of the opinion that it enhanced athletic performance, for her anyway. And while having sex …
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Criterium du Dauphine cycling race in France
Photos from the Criterium du Dauphine cycling race in France. The Darkroom offers Facebook and WordPress commenting in the hopes of fostering constructive conversation among our users. Please abide by our Terms of Service when commenting on the site.
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Latest Indy Car Racing News

VIDEO: Esteban Gutierrez not medically cleared to compete in IndyCar race in Toronto after crash
Esteban Gutierrez crashed during Saturday’s qualifications on the streets of Toronto and has not yet been cleared to drive for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto. Gutierrez, the Verizon IndyCar Series rookie driving the No. 18 Honda for Dale Coyne Racing …
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Gateway’s IndyCar race gets its sponsor, name
MADISON — The IndyCar 500-mile race set for Aug. 26 at Gateway Motorsports Park now has a name – the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The Bommarito Automotive Group has agreed to a two-year sponsorship of more than $ 1 million of the Verizon IndyCar …
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Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Will Power won a wild IndyCar race under caution at the repaved and reconfigured Texas track with only eight of the 22-car field actually crossing the finish line Saturday night. Power finished ahead of Tony Kanaan, who other …
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