Gun Runner was named Horse of the Year at Thursday night’s Eclipse Awards in Florida, the annual shindig hosted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. What a lovely accomplishment! Good for Gun Runner! The golden horse is all his, and he’s earned it!
A Philadelphia man was arrested on Saturday after police say he punched a police horse after being ejected from the Linc during the Eagles’ 15-10 win over the Falcons.
If you’re a reasonable, decent, sentient person paying even half-assed attention to the credible and relentless news cycle regarding Roy Moore’s predilection for preying on underage girls, you will not be voting for him in Alabama’s special election for a senator today. The candidate arrived at the polls on horseback…
An Australian jockey has been suspended for two weeks for jumping off his horse and punching it in the stomach before a race on Wednesday.
A racehorse trainer in California has been suspended for a year and a half and fined $17,500 after two of his horses, named Iancol and Shakeitupbetty, tested positive for the drug sildenafil (also know as by the brand name Viagra) during the 2016 Del Mar summer meeting, according to the Daily Racing Form.
Some would say that a horse is not fit for a bike race. Some would note that a horse is too big and has too many hooves for a two-pedal bicycle. However, few have gazed upon this pony when considering their ultimately flawed positions.
From around 2008 to 2012, Miguel Treviño Morales, a leader of the infamous Los Zetas cartel, spent and made millions of dollars buying, breeding, and racing American quarter horses, with help from his law-abiding American brother and a wealthy young Austin rancher. This excerpt from Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels,…
Golfer Greg Norman wanted to share the news of his horses trying to breed, so he uploaded this video of his horses actually committing the act for the world to see. The world would have taken The Shark at his word, but the transparency is appreciated.
Patch, the one-eyed thoroughbred racing in the the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, is this year’s lovable underdog. He’s also a horrifying, part-Nazgûl-looking beast.
This afternoon, the Rangers announced that second baseman and noted face-puncher Rougned Odor had signed a six-year, $49.5 million deal to stay with the team. According to the Dallas Morning News’ Evan Grant, the Rangers also agreed to give Odor a pair of nice horsies. Odor supposedly rides every day in the offseason,…
President Trump was getting hard to manage so his handlers went and lopped off his testicles.
Oh, you put a jersey on your dog to celebrate your sports team winning a game? Real cute. This Burnley fan and his cool horse are very impressed.
Horses are the one inescapable fact of Lexington, Kentucky—home to BreyerFest, the model horse Comic-Con, an annual convention for one of the last hobbies nearly untouched by culture at large.
This is Parzival. He’s a very nice horse. I would give him a carrot. However, if you went to the dressage area at the Rio Olympics this afternoon to give him a carrot, you might not find him there, since he had to leave the dressage competition after a suspected bug bite left him with a “toxic fever.”
What is the purpose of the Olympics? For the few thousand bureaucrats who divvy up the Games, give out contracts, and get kickass bribes, it is to enrich themselves. For everyone outside of the corruption apparatus of the Olympics, they are an exhibit of the best sportspeople, playing their sports. The fastest runners…
Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto’s horse died, according to his Instagram. For proof, he shared photos of the horse, dead. Two photos, to be exact.
Horse racing had a fantastic 2015. Every leg of the Triple Crown was must-see TV, and the end of the Belmont Stakes made history. The year’s events breathed new life into the sport of horse racing, and we have these amazing, newsworthy horses to thank for that.