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Old Dude shows he still has game

LOS ANGELES--The deciding moment in Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap couldn't have been more perfectly scripted. The horses' names described the action.

At the head of the stretch, a big-time challenger, last year's Eclipse Award winner as top 3-...

Del Mar will switch back to dirt

LOS ANGELES -- Del Mar, the last race track in Southern California with a synthetic surface, plans to switch back to a dirt surface in the summer of 2015, track President Joe Harper said Wednesday.

The only remaining synthetic track in the state ...

Greyhound deaths and Florida's racing industry

MIAMI -- Penrose Jake, a fawn-colored greyhound, was known for being "tight on the rail" with an "explosive finish." But after starting strong in the 550-yard race at the Orange Park Kennel Club last August, the dog faded, slammed into another dog...

Hollywood Park, now closed, suffers thefts

LOS ANGELES -- As Hollywood Park prepares to hold an Internet auction on Friday and Saturday to sell off memorabilia and other items from its 75 years of racing, track President Jack Liebau confirmed on Wednesday that thefts have been ongoing ...