horse racing

horse racing

Rob Gronkowski Invests in Gronkowski, the Horse

The New England Patriots tight end discovered that a horse was named after him, so of course he wanted a piece of that action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.18.18
horsies

Gronkowski to Race in Kentucky Derby

There's a horse in southwest London who is headed to Kentucky. His name is Gronk... owski.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.30.18
horse racing

Always Dreaming Takes It: 143rd Kentucky Derby Favorite Wins for Fifth Year in a Row

Jockey John Velazquez accepted the roses for the second time in his career.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.6.17
man vs beast

Human Races Against Horses, Loses Mightily After Pulling Hamstring

A man tried to keep pace with race horses and got robustly tromped.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.28.17
party till dawn

Horse Named "Party Till Dawn" Busted for Meth

Sounds about right.
Sean Newell
12.16.16
horse racing

Errant Golf Ball 'Coincidentally' Causes Horse to Throw Jockey

And who kicked up the golf ball, you might ask? Why, it was Big Lachie, the eventual winner of the race.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.9.16
Dead Horses

VICE Sports World News Roundup: May 23, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
5.23.16
horses

Horses Homeboykris and Pramedya Die at Preakness Stakes

The incident brings into relief the ethical issues of pushing animals to their limit, when they have no agency.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.21.16
grand tito

Kentucky Derby Horse Injures Itself Because, Ultimately, it is a Dumb Animal

Should we even call this a sport anymore?
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.7.16
Churchill Downs

VICE Sports Q&A: Legendary Jockey Gary Stevens on Ponies, Pills, and Racing at 53

Before he returns to Churchill Downs this Satruday for the 142nd Kentucky Derby, Gary Stevens sits down for a wide-ranging conversation on his historic career in horse racing and the challenges he's overcome to still be riding at 53.
Larry Burnett
5.6.16
horse racing

​The Dark Side of Horse Racing: We Spoke to an Animal Rights Group About the Perils of the Grand National

Though no horses have died in the last three runnings of the race, some feel that it's only a matter of time before we see regular fatalities once more.
Will Magee
4.7.16
year in review

American Pharoah Was Born to Breed

American Pharoah will always be remembered as a Triple Crown winner. But if all goes according to plan, his real career as a stud is only just starting.
Katie Lamb
12.30.15
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