Las Vegas businessman Ron Winchell says he may never get over the “tough beat” his 3-year-old colt Epicenter endured in the Kentucky Derby.
Mike Brunker is an assistant city editor working with reporters covering land use and environment, health care and immigration. He also writes a weekly horse racing column. Before joining the Review-Journal in August 2016, Brunker worked in various reporting and editing capacities for NBCNews.com, msnbc.com and the San Francisco Examiner.
Las Vegas businessman Ron Winchell and his mother own Epicenter, the 7-2 second choice on the morning line for the Kentucky Derby. A Winchell horse never has won the Derby.
My biggest regret as I retire from the newspaper business is that I’m stepping away from a story I care deeply about, long before it’s done.
Clark County on Monday reported 12,701 new COVID-19 cases and 21 additional deaths during the preceding three days.
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has threatened a lawsuit against Churchill Downs over its two-year ban after a positive drug test by 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit.
Clark County on Monday added nearly 8,000 new COVID-19 cases during the preceding two days as the omicron variant continued to rampage, pushing the county’s case total past 400,000.
The awards offer a chance to relive a few brief shining moments of 2021 that might have been overlooked or underappreciated during what overall was a tough year for the sport.
Clark County on Monday reported more than 8,100 new cases of COVID-19 over the preceding three days as the omicron-fueled surge of the disease continued unabated.
The 3-year-old colt won Sunday’s $300,000 Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita Park and has yet to be challenged in his three career starts.
Clark County on Monday reported 2,369 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths during the previous three days, figures likely skewed by reporting lags over the holiday weekend.
The release of the movie, filmed on a slim budget in a 20-day sprint at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, will be icing on the cake after opening day Sunday at Santa Anita Park.
Clark County on Monday reported 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths during the preceding three days as three of its four key metrics for the disease increased.
Clark County on Friday reported 792 new COVID-19 cases — the second time this month the figure has approached the 800 mark — and nine deaths during the previous day.
Jorge Navarro’s removal from the sport is clearly a good thing, but it’s important to remember that racing authorities never caught him and his co-defendants with drug testing.