Most Santa Anita Park regulars are familiar with John Shear, but the 90-year-old paddock guard added to his notoriety Saturday afternoon, when the former jockey endangered his life to save a young girl.
A life-sized bronze of the legendary John Henry, the first horse to win the Santa Anita Handicap twice, will be unveiled in the paddock gardens after the third race on opening day of the track's upcoming season, Dec. 26.
Tension appears to be escalating between Andretti Green Racing teammates Tony Kanaan and Marco Andretti, fueling speculation in the IndyCar paddock that TK might be taking his services elsewhere in 2009, writes John Oreovicz.
As seven highly accomplished fillies left the paddock Thursday to run in the $273,500 Falls City Handicap at Churchill Downs, trainer John T. Ward Jr. could not help but express his amazement at the depth of the field.
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Champion and millionaire Steinlen was euthanized on June 9 after breaking a hind leg in a paddock accident at John Harris's Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif., farm officials said Tuesday. Steinlen was 18. Steinlen, North Americ...