Creator made a brilliant charge down the stretch to edge past Destin by a nose at the wire and win the 148th Belmont Stakes on Saturday, the final leg of U.S. racing’s Triple Crown series for three-year-olds. Read More
    Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will miss next month’s Belmont Stakes, the final leg of U.S. thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown series for 3-year-olds, because of a high white cell count, his trainers said on Tuesday. Nyquist, whose bid for the Triple Crown ended when he finished third… Read More
    Exaggerator took advantage of sloppy conditions and a “dream trip” to win the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes by 3-1/2 lengths in Baltimore on Saturday, ending Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist’s bid for the Triple Crown. Exaggerator hugged the rail for most of the 1-3/16 mile… Read More
    SATURDAY AUTO RACING FIA Formula E Championship, 9:30 a.m., FS1-TV IndyCar, Indianapolis 500, qualifying, 4 p.m., ABC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Sprint All-Star Race, 9 p.m., FS1-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE… Read More
    AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Sprint Showdown, practice, 1:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Sprint All-Star Race, practice, 3 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Camping World Truck, The North Carolina Education Lottery 200, qualifying, 5:30 p.m., race, 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE… Read More
    Four years after celebrating his first Kentucky Derby triumph, trainer Doug O’Neill is in prime position to toast another after his bay colt Nyquist was installed as the pre-race favorite for Saturday’s 142nd edition. In 2012, Mario Gutierrez piloted the O’Neill-trained I’ll Have Another to Derby… Read More
    AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Go Bowling 400, practice 11:30 a.m., qualifying 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Toyota Tundra 250, 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at N.Y. YANKEES, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth… Read More
    Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel, a three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby, has informed his agent that he is retiring from the saddle. Larry Melancon confirmed the news when reached by the Herald-Leader Wednesday morning saying that Borel’s decision caught him off guard. Read More
    Men’s College Hockey Maine 4, Vermont 1 Vermont (3-8-2) 1-0-0 — 0 Maine (2-8-3) 3-0-1 — 4 First period — 1. UVM, Shaw 2 (Coughlin, Bradley), 4:51; 2. Maine, Brown 2 (Byron, Renouf), 9:01 (sh); 3. Maine, Swavely 1 (Merchant), 9:13 (sh);… Read More