A racehorse named for Dr. Anthony Fauci finished second in his debut Wednesday at Belmont Park in New York.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — One of the first professional athletic sports to allow spectators to attend as states gradually lift restrictions imposed …
The Man Versus Horse Marathon has taken place every June since 1980. Spoiler: The horses are nearly undefeated.
Judy Reynolds sat on the front porch of the house that she and her husband, Ralph Edward “Eddie” Reynolds Jr., built in 1984. She shooed blackbirds away from the bird feeder in the yard overlooking their 50 acres of farmland, a horse corral visible just over a grassy hill.
CHRISTIANSBURG — Hanna Bartnick loves horses and adventure — and she got to combine the two in her academic career and beyond at Virginia Tech.
Tacitus was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire who wrote about the reigns of the emperors Tiberius, Claudius and Nero. His name is famous, and now adorns a racehorse who will try to earn racing's greatest crown on Saturday. Vekoma is also running Saturday, and he's named after a Dutch roller coaster company. Roller coasters, says his owner, mirror the huge ups and crashing downs of ...
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner reintroduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would prevent horse soring.
During the Christmas festivities, Frank Scott gathered his four grandchildren in the living room around a dark navy jacket encased in glass.
PIETROSANI, Romania (AP) — Epiphany celebrations bring together hundreds of people in the Romanian village of Pietrosani for a day out in freezing temperatures that culminates in a bareback horse race across muddy, frozen or snowy fields.
Some other figures closely associated with that race are expressing unhappiness with how it unfolded, specifically with how a second Baffert-trained horse may have provided Justify with undue help.
"As thrilling as the racing is, at times I've thought it shouldn't be legal," racer Dave Roper told Sports Illustrated in 2003. "Looking back, I can't believe I even survived."
Every thoroughbred racehorse, no matter its actual birth date, becomes a 2-year-old on the second Jan. 1 of its life, and as 2-year-olds, racehorses need names. Before that age, trainers and grooms usually give the horses nicknames, or refer to them by their mother's name and the year they were born.
The 144th edition of America's greatest race will be run at 1¼ miles on Saturday.
Never mind the approaching snow last Saturday, 140 anglers divided into 56 teams, showed up to fish the Striper Mafia March Madness tournament on Smith Mountain Lake.
SUTHERLIN — Eight-year-old Kali Smith wanted to race motorcycles ever since she learned to walk and talk.
WASHINGTON —Both UVa’s and Navy’s squads were treated to a luncheon by the Military Bowl on Wednesday in downtown D.C., featuring keynote speaker Darrell Green, a 20-year cornerback and Hall of Famer for the Washington Redskins, and his son Jared, who played at UVa.
Averett University’s Intercollegiate Dressage Association team won its first-ever team national championship last weekend.
Getting a feel for football coach's BYU-to-UVa transition.
From a vision he had “a long time ago” to open a guest ranch where people could come from the city and enjoy the country life — the chickens, ducks, horses and other animals — Gary Holmes, along with his wife, Julie, have turned more than 800 acres of Cluster Springs farmland into “Shangrila.”
RICHMOND — On the eve of the biggest race of her season — and arguably of her career — English cycling icon Lizzie Armitstead vowed to hold no…
After 50 years as a farrier, Coye Landrum has decided to slow down.
Griffin and his wife Staci Griffin own and operate a 73-acre farm and family-run horse-training facility off East Gretna Road in Mount Airy, Griffin Sport Horses. The couple has five children.