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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Horse Racing

Orb wins Kentucky Derby (Video)

Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more. Orb won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday, coming from behind to dust the field on the final stretch. Orb entered the Run for the Roses as the 5:1 favorite after winning four races in a row. But Orb’s likelihood to win…Read More

Cloned horses will now be allowed to participate in the Olympics

Keep a close eye on the horses you see competing in the equestrian events at the Olympics this summer. You just may see them again at the Summer Olympics in about eight or 12 years. Well, not the exact same horses, but a 98% nearly perfect copy of them. According to ABC News, the group…Read More

Union Rags wins Belmont Stakes in photo finish (Video)

There was no Triple Crown bid at the Belmont Stakes, but the finish to the race was as thrilling as it gets. Race favorite Union Rags came from behind to beat Paynter by a neck. Even though I’ll Have Another pulled out of the race because of an injury, Union Rags did exactly what the…Read More

Kentucky woman wins $63,000 after 10-cent bet at racetrack

Sometimes you can bet on VCU going all the way in the NCAA Tournament only for it to blow up in your face. Other times you can make a small wager on the first score in the Super Bowl being a safety and end up winning big. That’s the beauty of betting on long shots. No…Read More

There Is Now a Racehorse Named ‘Tebowing’

Just how popular is Tim Tebow? And how powerful is the “Tebowing” trend? Powerful enough to inspire a racehorse to be named after it. No joke. The folks at Little Red Feather thoroughbred racing explained their decision to name one of its horses “Tebowing”: We are so mesmerized by Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow and…Read More

Racehorses Can Benefit from Jet Lag?

While humans can often become groggy, disoriented, and fatigued after flying from one time zone to another, racehorses apparently can benefit. A study conducted at the University of Bristol claims that travel releases hormones in horses that improves athletic performance. Their study showed that horses can gallop for an extra 25 seconds after they have…Read More

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