The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will allow retired jockey Ramon Dominguez to become eligible this year for Hall of Fame consideration. Dominguez, who announced his retirement in June 2013, suffered a career-ending injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in January 2013. Hall of Fame procedures require jockeys to be licensed in North America for 20 years to be eligible for consideration, but the museum's executive committee has the option of waiving the requirement at its discretion based on special circumstances. [more]
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Kobe's Back rallied from far back to catch Salutos Amigos in the final 50 yards and win the $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes for older horses by a half-length Sunday at Santa Anita.
With American Pharoah retired to a breeding career, the trainer is eager to find his next great horse. Mor Spirit is coming along at just the right time. The dark bay horse won the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths Saturday at Santa Anita, reinforcing his status as the top 3-year-old in Baffert's barn.