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Messier shoots, scores victory at Del Mar for Bob Baffert

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Messier overpowered a small field of 2-year-old rivals to win the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths on Sunday at Del Mar for trainer Bob Baffert. (MORE)

Baffert's 2-year-old filly Eda wins Desi Arnaz at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Eda lay close early and then ran away late to win the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths on Saturday at Del Mar for trainer Bob Baffert. (MORE)

New anti-doping, medication rules for horse racing unveiled

(AP) -- The nascent Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority on Thursday released a draft of proposed anti-doping and medication control rules designed to bring uniformity to a sport that has operated for years under patchwork regulations in 38 racing states.

Since July, HISA has been working with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to develop rules that are now open to public comment, including from those in the racing industry. (MORE)

Drug samples from Breeders' Cup horses cleared by lab

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) All samples collected from horses competing in the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar have tested clear.

The Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at UC Davis announced the results Thursday. (MORE)

Knicks Go wins Breeders' Cup Classic; Dubai, Japan win big

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The opposition knew Knicks Go would charge out of the starting gate. Yet, none of his rivals went after him.

He had it all his own way in setting an uncontested lead and winning the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 2 3/4 lengths on Saturday at Del Mar. (MORE)

Knicks Go wins Breeders' Cup Classic; Dubai, Japan win big

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The opposition knew Knicks Go would charge out of the starting gate. Yet, none of his rivals went after him.

He had it all his own way in setting an uncontested lead and winning the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 2 3/4 lengths on Saturday at Del Mar. (MORE)

EXPLAINER: Why did bettors lose on winner of Breeders' Cup?

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Modern Games won the $1 million Juvenile Turf at the Breeders' Cup. Anyone who bet on him in certain types of wagers didn't cash a ticket and got their money back because of a mistake by the veterinarians.

The Ireland-bred colt was the 2-1 favorite in a field of 12 at the world championships on Friday at Del Mar. He was in the No. 1 post position and Albahr was in the No. 2 spot. (MORE)

Corniche wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile for embattled Baffert

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Corniche has a bright future as winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Whether it includes the Kentucky Derby next year remains to be seen.

The 2-year-old colt won the $2 million race by 1 3/4 lengths at Del Mar on Friday, assuming the mantle as the early favorite for the Derby at Churchill Downs, where his trainer, Bob Baffert, has been banned. (MORE)

Knicks Go facing loaded field in Breeders' Cup Classic

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) A loaded field with impressive resumes. And the Kentucky Derby winner won't even be the favorite. The Breeders' Cup Classic is a fitting finale to the world championships, with the heavyweights battling for Horse of the Year honors.

At 5-2, Knicks Go is the early favorite for Saturday's $6 million Classic at Del Mar. He's one of two entries from trainer Brad Cox, who also saddles Belmont Stakes winner and 3-1 second choice Essential Quality. Both could clinch divisional honors with a victory or solid showing. (MORE)

Favorites, top contenders for Day 2 of Breeders' Cup

(AP) -- The early favorites and top contenders in Saturday's nine Breeders' Cup races on Day 2 of the world championships at Del Mar: (MORE)

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