Positive cocaine test for British champion jockey
Oisin Murphy, champion jockey of British horse racing, has tested positive for cocaine but denies ever taking the drug.
British jockeys must wear masks in order to race
The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Horse racing back in France, still on hold in U.K.
French horse racing resumed on Monday after a break of nearly two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, while the sport in Britain was made to wait until June 1 at the earliest for a restart.
Top British horse trainer recovering from virus
Mark Johnston, British horse racing's most successful flat trainer of all time, is recovering after contracting the coronavirus.
Day 1 at Cheltenham attracts 60K despite virus
Ian Renton, regional head of racing at Jockey Club Racecourses, said organizers were "very happy" with the Day 1 crowd at Cheltenham "considering the uncertainty of the last fortnight."
Tiger Roll wins second straight Grand National
Tiger Roll has become the first horse to win back-to-back Grand Nationals since the legendary Red Rum after storming to victory at Aintree racecourse.
British horse racing cancelled by equine flu outbreak
Horse racing in Britain has been canceled until at least Wednesday over an outbreak of equine flu, with the British Horseracing Authority saying the decision was made to protect the health of the horse population.
Horse racing canceled in Britain over flu outbreak
The British Horseracing Authority said it was informed Wednesday night by the Animal Health Trust of three confirmed flu cases from vaccinated horses in an active racing yard.
Justify's legacy? The key player on a horse racing 'dream team'
Justify was the key player on a horse racing "dream team" -- the best trainer of all time (confirmed Saturday) in Bob Baffert, a Hall of Fame jockey in Mike Smith who made all the right moves and a thoroughbred whose name will rise above them all.
The scene from Belmont: No pandemonium, but history
Just three years removed from the most recent Triple Crown, the 90,000 who showed up to cheer Justify were not turning their noses up at a chance to witness history.
Preakness win was imperfect, but Triple Crown in focus for Baffert, Justify
Justify might not have given a legendary performance in his Preakness win, but the victorious chapter at soggy Pimlico moved confident trainer Bob Baffert & Co. one step closer to a storybook finish at Belmont.
Justify's impressive Kentucky Derby win sets bar firmly at 'Triple Crown'
Justify ended the so-called "Curse of Apollo," becoming the first horse since 1882 to win the Derby without racing as a 2-year-old. Now, with Justify showing Triple Crown-type ability, the focus becomes ending a much shorter drought for the sport.
Photos: Daniel Cormier defeats Stipe Micocic with KO punches
Daniel Cormier claims UFC heavyweight title.
Photos: A soggy day at Churchill Downs
While the grounds at Churchill Downs are typically filled with hats everywhere, this year it was the rain that took center stage at the 144th Kentucky Derby. See what it looked like in Louisville as three inches of rain fell during the run for the roses.
Can Gayle Benson add Kentucky Derby win to successful portfolio?
Gayle Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, also owns thoroughbreds. After supporting her Pelicans in a Friday night playoff game, she'll be watching Lone Sailor run at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
What you should care about at the 2018 Kentucky Derby
Justify's attempt to become the first horse since Apollo in 1882 to win the Kentucky Derby without having made at least one start as a 2-year-old leads the top storylines at Churchill Downs this weekend.
Tiger Roll wins Grand National in photo finish
In his 14th try at horse racing's most grueling jumps race, Davy Russell rode Tiger Roll to a photo-finish win at the Grand National Steeplechase.
Owen a success on jockey debut
Former England striker Michael Owen was not ruling out taking to the saddle again after enjoying one of the biggest thrills of his life when finishing second on his race-riding debut at Ascot.
Ireland's Rekindling wins Melbourne Cup
Joseph O'Brien tipped out his legendary father, Aidan O'Brien, as both chased their maiden victory in the Melbourne Cup, while Max Dynamite completed an Irish-trained trifecta.
Owen thrown off horse twice in one day
Michael Owen was thrown off his horse twice in one day as he prepares to make his racing debut at the Prince's Countryside Fund Charity Race at Ascot on Nov. 24.
Jockey banned for punching horse at Tramore
Irish jumps jockey Davy Russell has received a four-day suspension for punching a horse in the back of the head before a race at Tramore.
London is the greatest sporting city on the planet
Move over Liverpool, London is the greatest sporting city on the planet -- and here's why.
Goldikova's Hall of Fame induction the culmination of rich racing legacy
When Goldikova is inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York, on Friday, it will be the culmination of the long, shared racing legacy of the Wertheimer and Head families.
ESPN's sports quiz of the week
Which golfer's final round of 63 propelled him to third place in the 2017 British Open at Birkdale? Test your knowledge as Steven Lynch compiles ESPN UK's sports quiz of the week.
Controversy over 'wrong' winner at Yarmouth
The British Horse Racing Authority is to investigate after a 50-1 outsider won a race at Yarmouth by mistake.
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