A friend tells the story of entering a Burger King near the French Quarter in New Orleans very late one night (or perhaps very early in the morning, depending on...
“After a bruising 2012 cycle, in which its polls were farther off than most of its competitors, Gallup told Politico it isn’t planning any polls for the presidential primary horse race this cycle. And, even following an internal probe into [...]
Gerald Murnane have published a memoir about horse racing, Something for the Pain, available in these States in spring of next year, and publishing in Australia right now. I suppose this fact will not surprise many of Murnane’s readers, given the frequent mentions of horse racing throughout his books, although it still is something of Continue Reading
Here are some amazing pictures showing early sporting life in Ireland. A bicycle race in the Peoples Park, Waterford, 1901 A fishing man with his net, Meath, 1897 A horse race, March 16, 1923 A hunt of the scent fox at Kilmessan, ca. 1900s At Kenilworth Bowling Club, ca. 1920s See more »
Between Donald Trump’s dominance in Republican primary polls—and Bernie Sanders’ sudden surge in New Hampshire—it’s easy to get caught in the horse race of the 2016 presidential election, even if most Americans aren’t paying attention. Show More Summary
When they go to the gate for the Breeders' Cup Classic on Oct. 31 at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., it will have taken 42 years for horse racing to get its best shot at Secretariat's legacy.
Season 2 of Ladies of London is off to a bumpy start, and no other cast member has had to make more of an adjustment than Annabelle Neilson, who is still recovering from her horse racing accident that occurred at the end of season 1....Show More Summary
On June 6, 2015, American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought when he became horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner, the first since Affirmed accomplished such a feat in 1978. And while next month’s Breeders’ Cup will undoubtedly be a sold-out, nationally televised spectacle, it may also be the final time [...]
The press is routinely accused of covering political campaigns as if they were horse races: so preoccupied with who’s up or down in the polls that it ignores the substance of the campaign. To which we say: Pass the juleps! In the animation...Show More Summary
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was once seen as a potential dark horse in the GOP presidential primary, but a New York Times report attributed to " three Republicans familiar with his decision, who spoke on condition of anonymity" suggested he plans to drop out of the race Monday evening. Show More Summary
Former West Ham and Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp was a guest on the Fletch And Sav show on BT Sport this weekend, and the famous cockney told a funny story involving Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson. According to Redknapp, 15 minutes...Show More Summary
Cillizza: Clinton remains odds on favorite with tons of money, name recogition & huge field org. But it might be time to start panicking… — Billmon (@billmon1) September 10, 2015 I thought Hillary might be in trouble, but maybe not. Almost as reliable as the Kristol Contrary Indicator® –> pic.twitter.com/zZnTftTOVt — Billmon (@billmon1) September 10, [Read more...]
The Rod' making her I've-fallen-20-points-in-the-polls face. a katz / Shutterstock.com We're two days away from the CNN Republican debates, which we'll be liveslogging from an undisclosed living room somewhere in Seattle, as we did back in August. Show More Summary
Jockey Fabrice Veron triumphed riding the four-year-old Prince Gibraltar at the 2015 Longines Grosser Preis von Baden, Germany's most important horserace.
After a tiny misstep on a very dangerous race track, a veteran racing horse is dead. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
On today's BradCast: a ton of news on Election 2016 - from the horse race (as ridiculous as it's become) to the horrible track conditions on which the horses will be running, as Americans try to vote and have their vote counted, counted accurately and in a way that they can know it's been counted accurately.
Consider the sport of betting on the sport of horse racing. It’s actually similar to the analysis of the gold and silver markets. How’s that? First, there is the manic-depressive crowd. Sometimes (as we are told—we don’t hang out atShow More Summary
This is perhaps the greatest thing I've ever seen on Twitter. Enjoy it. Savor it. Make it last, because I don't see any content whatsoever in the queue. When your race goes through Deliverance. pic.twitter.com/nOSkzjDvfX— You had one job (@_youhadonejob)...
Is it possible we could see a triple crown in horse racing and a grand slam in tennis in the same calendar year? With her victory over sister Venus last night in the US Open quarterfinals, Serena Williams is now just two wins away from history. Show More Summary
In three of the last four years, California horse racing has dominated the Triple Crown series, with I'll Have Another and California Chrome starting it, followed by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's sweep of the classics this year.