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Funny Cide heads field for Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 14 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Funny Cide was installed as the 7-5 morning-line favorite Wednesday and will break from the ninth post when he competes Saturday in the se

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A roundup of top sports stories.

How Kentucky Derby favorites fared

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 (UPI) -- How Kentucky Derby favorites have fared since 1980, listing the year, the favorite and where the favorite finished:

Buddy Gil seeks respect at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- Buddy Gil runs for the third time for trainer Jeff Mullins Saturday in the $750,000 race at Santa Anita Park.

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Horse of the Year hopefuls were politicking fast and furious Sunday morning at the Breeders' Cup sendoff breakfast.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Brazil markets sniff at Wall Street nod

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Brazil may be famous for its sunny beaches and brilliant soccer players, but its economy has been plagued by overcast skies so far this year.
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

War Emblem wins Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- War Emblem outclassed a field of five Sunday at Monmouth Park, posting a wire-to-wire win at the $1 million Haskell Invitational.

Shares shrug off poor GDP data

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- In spite of indications that U.S. economic growth in the second quarter was not as strong as expected, stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange eked out a gain Wednesday. But the Nasdaq Stock Market closed lower in active trading.

Hard to feel bad for Baffert

ELMONT, N.Y., June 10 (UPI) -- Under most circumstances, it would be tough to feel bad for Bob Baffert. But after the trainer suffered yet another heartbreaking defeat in Saturday's Belmont S
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Winners of the Belmont Stakes

ELMONT, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- Winners of the Belmont Stakes:

Belmont Notebook

ELMONT, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- Belmont notes:

War Emblem goes for Triple Crown

ELMONT, N.Y., June 7 (UPI) -- Bob Baffert has been down this road before and he knows that it can be a long and heartbreaking one.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Roundup of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Estes shoots 65, leads Colonial by two

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, May 16 (UPI) -- NBA playoffs get two-day break

War Emblem at Post 8 in Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 16 (UPI) -- War Emblem, the Kentucky Derby winner, has drawn a favorable eighth post, and Medaglia d'Oro was named the morning-line favorite Wednesday in the draw for Satur

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred racing action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Trainer hasn't lost any enthusiasm

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4 (UPI) -- Trainer Bob Baffert hasn't lost any of his enthusiasm for winning the Kentucky Derby.

War Emblem wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4 (UPI) -- War Emblem shot right to the front in Saturday's 128th Kentucky Derby, slowed down the pace without any opposition and just kept on running to win by 4 lengths
BY ROBERT KIECKHEFER

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred Grade I stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEVER, UPI Racing Writer
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