Horse Racing

Wild Dude rallies to win Santa Anita Sprint by a neck

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Wild Dude rallied in the stretch to beat Kobe's Back by a neck in the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship on Saturday.

Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Wild Dude ran six furlongs in 1:09.45 and paid $6.20, $3.80 and $3.20 as the 3-1 second choice. The 5-year-old Florida-bred is likely headed to the Breeders' Cup Sprint at Keeneland on Oct. 31. (MORE)

Tonalist repeats in $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup

NEW YORK (AP) Tonalist easily beat five rivals in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup in the slop Saturday to earn a return trip to the Breeders' Cup Classic. (MORE)

Triple Crown champion American Pharoah works at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Triple Crown champion American Pharoah completed a five-furlong workout at Santa Anita in preparation for the Breeders' Cup. (MORE)

King of Jazz wins feature at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) King of Jazz won the $53,000 feature race by 1 1/4 lengths Friday at Santa Anita. (MORE)

Giantinthemoonlite wins Belmont feature

NEW YORK (AP) Giantinthemoonlite splashed through the rain and the wind Friday to win the $62,000 allowance feature for New York breds at Belmont Park. (MORE)

Rain forces Meadowlands to cancel 2 thoroughbred cards

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The Meadowlands Racetrack has canceled its thoroughbred racing cards for Friday and Saturday because of rain. (MORE)

Treve chasing hat-trick at Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

PARIS (AP) Already a superstar in horse racing circles, Treve is gaining new fans outside the racing world as she bids for an unprecedented third straight victory in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

The five-year-old mare, trained by Criquette Head-Maarek and ridden by Thierry Jarnet, will start as the favorite in Sunday's race at the Longchamp racecourse amid growing excitement among the general public spurred by a well-oiled promotional campaign. (MORE)

Persnickity wins Belmont feature

NEW YORK (AP) Persnickity beat Sustainable by two lengths Thursday in the $80,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Belmont Park. (MORE)

Breeders' Cup highlights historic fall meet at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) An historic month for Keeneland that includes its first Breeders' Cup and the likely farewell of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah begins Friday with the opening of its 17-day fall meet. (MORE)

Julie D wins Belmont feature in the slop

NEW YORK (AP) Julie D held off Make the Moment by a neck in the slop Wednesday to take the $85,000 allowance feature for filly and mare sprinters at Belmont Park. (MORE)