Team Angry Beaver wins 5th annual Race to Alaska

Team Angry Beaver wins 5th annual Race to Alaska

Team Angry Beaver crew members discuss their 750 mile journey. (KRBD photo by Dylan Simpson) Bells and cheering on the Thomas Basin dock greeted sailors Matt Pistay, Gavin Bracket, Brent Campbell, Alan Johnson, Mats Elf and Simon Miles. Team Angry Beaver was the first boat to cross the Race to Alaska finish line and accept […]

Santa Anita Park Resists Call To Suspend Racing After 2 More Horses Die : NPR

Santa Anita Park Resists Call To Suspend Racing After 2 More Horses Die : NPR

Santa Anita Park in Southern California is resisting calls to suspend its season, saying recent changes have reduced catastrophic injuries “by 50 percent in racing and by more than 84 percent in training.” Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption toggle caption Jae C. Hong/AP Santa Anita Park in Southern California is resisting calls to suspend its […]

Murillo/Szymczak take SprintX Race 2 honors at Sonoma

Murillo/Szymczak take SprintX Race 2 honors at Sonoma

The No. 47 NOLASPORT Porsche 718 Cayman CS MR of Jason Hart (SprintX Pro-Am) would lead the field to the green flag for the final Pirelli GT4 America SprintX race of the weekend at Sonoma Raceway. But it was the No. 34 Murillo Racing Mercedes of Kenny Murillo and Christian Szymczak (SprintX West Pro-Am) that […]

Race for the Rail moves from Vail to Northstar

Race for the Rail moves from Vail to Northstar

From front to back, Blake Crow, Elai Danker and Jack Mudd conquor an obsitcale course on Onewheels on June 16, 2016, in Vail. VAIL – After experiencing tremendous growth, the Race for the Rail Onewheel cross competition will not be held at the 2019 GoPro Mountain Games, as it has in years past. Jack Mudd […]

The ‘reluctant heroine’ blazing a trail in Irish horse racing

The ‘reluctant heroine’ blazing a trail in Irish horse racing

In the world of Irish horse racing, Rachael Blackmore is a superstar. The 29-year-old jockey from Killenaule, in Co Tipperary, has ridden an astonishing 90 winners, including her first Cheltenham festival win, in March, astride a horse called A Plus Tard. “It is what every jockey dreams about,” she said at the time, exhausted, mud […]

Folger returns to racing in Barcelona Moto2 round

Folger returns to racing in Barcelona Moto2 round

Folger’s rookie campaign in MotoGP with the Tech 3 Yamaha squad in 2017 had yielded a maiden podium at the Sachsenring, but was then cut short when he contracted the Epstein-Barr virus, which forced him to skip the final four rounds of the year. He also spent the first part of 2018 on the sidelines, […]