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Filly dies after workout at Del Mar, other horse euthanized

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) A 3-year-old filly has collapsed and died after a workout at Del Mar, while another horse that was injured in a race on Nov. 10 has been euthanized, making it four horses that have died since the track’s fall meet began Nov. 8. (MORE)

Owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner plan appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The owners of Maximum Security say they will appeal a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit that seeks to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as winner of the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Judge dismisses suit by owners of Derby DQ Maximum Security

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security seeking to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as the winner of the Kentucky Derby. (MORE)

Del Mar preemptively cancels racing for Nov. 21

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Del Mar is preemptively canceling racing for Nov. 21 because of projected rain from the season’s first storm in Southern California. (MORE)

Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 5 winners at Aqueduct

NEW YORK (AP) Irad Ortiz Jr. rode five winners at Aqueduct on Monday, the second time he's had that many in a day this year. (MORE)

2 horses euthanized after being injured in races at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Two horses have been euthanized after suffering injuries during races at Del Mar, ending the track's stretch of safe competition. (MORE)

Breeders' Cup votes in new CEO Drew Fleming

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) The Breeders' Cup has named Drew Fleming as president and chief executive officer. (MORE)

Drug samples from Breeders' Cup horses cleared by lab

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) All samples collected from horses competing in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita have tested clear. (MORE)

Australian-bred Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Lightweight chance Vow and Declare, the only Australian-bred runner in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, held off a legion of foreign rivals to win Australia's greatest horse race for its local trainer, jockey and owners.

The 11-1 shot hugged the running rail in the last stages of the two mile handicap to just hold out Ireland-trained Master of Reality, ridden by star jockey Frankie Dettori who, in a glittering career, has yet to win the $8 million ($5.5 million) Melbourne Cup. (MORE)

Tragedy strikes Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita despite reform

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) The Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita came within 220 yards of staging a safe weekend of championship racing.

It all came down to the $6 million Classic in front of nearly 70,000 fans and a prime-time television audience. The 11-horse field thundered out of the final turn, with favorite McKinzie in the lead and Vino Rosso bearing down on him. (MORE)

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