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A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

The final tuneup for the Arkansas Derby highlights the weekend U.S. racing calendar while two Hong Kong shootouts cap overseas action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Golden Gate Bridge turns 75

Golden Gate Bridge turns 75

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 (UPI) -- The Golden Gate Bridge celebrated its 75th birthday in the San Francisco Bay with fireworks.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Races to watch while waiting for the Derby

Plenty of top racing, much of it on the grass, is on tap this weekend to fill the void while the clock ticks down to the Kentucky Derby.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Thoroughbred Racing Weekend Advance

Havre de Grace, the reigning American Horse of the Year, makes her 2012 debut in New Orleans this weekend while the Derby trail winds through Arkansas.

NHL: Washington 4, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the third period Saturday and the Washington Capitals rallied from a late 2-0 deficit to post a 4-2 win over Columbus.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

NHL: Columbus 4, Detroit 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- R.J. Umberger and Ryan Johansen each bagged a goal and an assist Tuesday and the Columbus Blue Jackets bested Detroit 4-1 for their first win of the year.
Police: Woman, 71, beat attacker with pan

Police: Woman, 71, beat attacker with pan

HUTCHINSON, Kan., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A Kansas man accused of trying to rape a 71-year-old woman was hospitalized for several days due to injuries the elderly woman inflicted with a frying pan.

Police wife accused of cancer fraud

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The wife of a Colorado police officer was indicted for taking $60,000 in donations after falsely claiming to have had terminal cancer for five years.

'Max' maxes out debut at No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The crime drama "Max Payne" shot to the top in its first weekend in U.S. theaters, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.

War games conclude in Black Sea

ODESSA, Ukraine, July 28 (UPI) -- U.S.-led forces Monday wrapped up war-games operations in the Black Sea with the support of 16 countries and some 2,000 personnel, officials said.

Prince Philip remains in hospital

LONDON, April 5 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince Philip, laid low by a chest infection, remains hospitalized in London as a precautionary measure, royal officials say.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Wahlberg in talks to star in 'Payne'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg is in talks to play the title character in "Max Payne," a live-action film version of the blockbuster "Rockstar" video game.

Program teaches students collaboration

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A government-funded program aims to prepare a new generation of U.S. biologists and mathematicians to be capable of interdisciplinary collaboration.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

New 'Omen' to hit theaters on 6/6/6

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Director John Moore says he worked hard to ensure his remake of the supernatural thriller "The Omen" would be ready for its intended release date of 6/6/6.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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