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  1. Stable power needed in Palace's final furlongs

    Jim Daly

    There was a rare high-profile victory for Palace this week that caused a stir amongst Eagles fans and brought a much-needed smile to our faces. OK, it wasn't actually in the football, it was in the horse racing where Sire De Grugy won the Champion Ch...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  2. Wounded and dangerous, Real Madrid face Barca in Copa del Rey Cla...

    Graham Hunter

    The Oxford Dictionary defines a sporting handicap as "a disadvantage imposed on a superior competitor in sports such as golf, horse racing, and competitive sailing in order to make the chances more equal." Going in to Wednesday's Clasico, the fou...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  3. Playbook's Daily Gallery: Believe it

    Playbook Visuals

    Photos this good? You might not believe your eyes when you see them, a selection of shots from baseball, basketball and soccer. But you should. Playbook's Daily Gallery: Wednesday, Oct. 17...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  4. Jay Cronley: Flops

    Jay Cronley

    The horse racing equivalent to soccer flopping is when a jockey acts like he was taken out of the race by another animal or rider.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  5. Playbook: The Week's Best Sports Photos

    Playbook Visuals

    From baseball to basketball to hockey, from a European soccer championship to horses vying for glory, the last seven days in sports brought us some amazing moments -- and amazing images. Here they are: Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  6. Cronley: Breeders' Cup handicapping angles

    Jay Cronley

    A couple of weeks out, it's not a bad idea to put together a Breeder's Cup handicapping check list.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010
  7. Claire Novak: The work behind the scenes

    Claire Novak

    It is winter, and bitter cold at Aqueduct when Humberto Chavez receives a call from a member of his congregation. "Chaplain, I'm at the racetrack and I need to speak with you. It's urgent."

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  8. Jay Cronley, horse racing, horses, wagering, betting, handicappin...

    Jay Cronley

    All right, people, listen up.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2009
  9. At least it's not soccer

    Jay Cronley

    Here's one good thing about what's sure to be a Euro invasion in Anmerican horse racing: at least it's not soccer.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2008
  10. Putting the 'world' back into the Cup

    Bill Finley

    A true horse racing world cup would have to include representatives from every country that has a significant quality horse racing industry

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2006
  11. Giving the kids a chance

    Jay Cronley

    To a young person, a horse race should be a bigger-than-life puzzle, animals playing games, who could resist that?

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2005
  12. Chat Archive: Special Guests 2010

    The Special Guest Chat Archive 2010

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2004
  13. Makeup dates not announced for hoops

    A snowstorm in the Northeast resulted in basketball games being postponed and thoroughbred and harness racing canceled.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2003
  14. Horse racing finds a home in Hong Kong

    Ed McNamara

    If there's a racetrack anywhere that resembles Hong Kong's Happy Valley, no one, including Eddie Mac at the Track, knows where it is.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 1999
  15. Sports-packed Saturday featured everything but football

    Jeff MacGregor

    If it wasn't the best sports day in history it was certainly one of the busiest. From tennis to soccer to baseball to tracks to hockey to basketball to boxing, June 9 had everything but football.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2012
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    Jay Cronley

    Handicapping a horse race is like the search for a good golf swing in two main ways. There's a lot to remember. And, pressure causes forgetfulness.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009