Horse Racing News by Associated Press
Prince Bishop pulled away from race favorite California Chrome on the home straight to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup by two and three-quarter lengths on Saturday.
Ron Turcotte, the Hall of Fame jockey who won the Triple Crown aboard Secretariat, was in a hospital Tuesday after the van he was driving hit a snowbank and flipped near his home in New Brunswick.
Seabiscuit jockey Red Pollard's race-worn saddle from the famed champion racehorse has sold for $104,260.
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness last year, picked up two Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park on Saturday night, including horse of the year.
Aqueduct has canceled its card because of the frigid weather gripping the New York area.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards.
Bayern won the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose, surviving a stewards' inquiry prompted by multiple horses bumping near the start of the race.
Bayern won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday at Parx Racing, and Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome finished sixth in the seven-horse field.
Contaminated feed could be to blame for the eight positive tests for morphine recently detected in race horses in Britain, including one owned by Queen Elizabeth II.
California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn was gracious as he and partner Perry Martin received the Kentucky Derby trophy for their horse's triumph last month at Churchill Downs.