HORSE RACING

REST IN PEACE, PREAKNESS TOILET RUN

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One of the great traditions in horse racing is coming to an end.

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JOCKEY BANNED FOR STORING PEE IN ARMPIT

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An Australian jockey was suspended 18 months for handing off urine to another jockey to beat a drug test.

KENTUCKY DERBY

MINE THAT BIRD SNEAKS AWAY WITH DERBY

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I actually watched the race in a bar, so I credit USA Today TV columnist Michael Hiestand for catching the fact that NBC's race announcer missed Mine That Bird sneaking along the rail to win the 135th Kentucky Derby: NBC race caller Tom Durkin, who has called more than 60,000 races, seemed to be caught flatfooted by 50-1 longshot Mine That Bird's stretch run.

KENTUCKY DERBY

I WANT REVENGE MIGHT WANT REVENGE FOR THIS

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What happens when you merge NASCAR with the sport of kings.

KENTUCKY DERBY

BARBARO MEMORIALIZED WITH DERBY STATUE

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Game On caught an image of the new statue commemorating Barbaro's Kentucky Derby in 2006, an impressive display of MY FREAKING GOD, PEOPLE, IT'S JUST A DAMN HORSE.

HORSE RACING

PREAKNESS DRUNKS DEALT SETBACK

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The Preakness is not only one-third of horse-racing's Triple Crown, it is also the East Coast's largest gathering of shirtless white guys in cargo shorts.

HORSE RACING

‘SEXY JOCKEY’ ROLE FILLED BY BRAZILIAN TEEN

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Maylan Studart is a 19-year-old from Rio de Janeiro who recently moved to the U.

HORSE RACING

HORSE RACING MORE DEPRESSING THAN EVER

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Aside from the few big races that feature women in big hats and drunken revelers in the infield, horse racing crowds might be the most depressing collections of people on the Earth.

HORSE RACING

WTF

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I'm kind of at a loss for words with this one.

HORSE RACING

BIG BROWN GETS BOOST FROM HOOTERS

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Big Brown will be racing for the Triple Crown in this weekend's.

HORSE RACING

HORSES ARE DUMB

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Despite a bit in its mouth to steer it and a little man on its back whipping it to go straight ahead, this racehorse decided it would rather run straight into the infield, regardless of whatever horses and railings might be in its way.

POLICE BLOTTER

FEMALE JOCKEY ATTACKS, INJURES SOLDIER

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Jenny Riding, a female jockey in Scotland with a helluva porn name, attacked a soldier in a bar after a war of words escalated to him swearing at her and calling her a smackhead.

HORSE RACING

OH SNAP! HORSE TRAINER TALKS TRASH

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Casino Drive, a three-year-old stallion closely related to the last two Belmont Stakes winners, is garnering some talk as the horse that will thwart Big Brown's attempt at the Triple Crown.

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WHY THE PREAKNESS OWNS (HINT: BOOZE)

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Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown is the overwhelming favorite in The Preakness tomorrow, but horses are stupid and only good for gambling on.

HORSE RACING

HORSES ARE STUPID AND ANNOYING

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Some stupid woman was riding around on this stupid horse when she fell off because she's stupid then the horse fell on its stupid head because it's stupid too.

HORSE RACING

CELEBRITIES AT THE DERBY: WOMEN IN HATS!

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One thing lacking in With Leather's coverage of the Kentucky Derby was our ogling of celebrities and people who aren't really famous but always show up to red-carpet party shit like this.

HORSE RACING

THE KENTUCKY DERBY WAS… BLAM!

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Big Brown ran away with the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, taking charge from the outside post and winning by almost five lengths to reel in over $1.

KENTUCKY DERBY

LAST MINUTE ’08 DERBY WAGERING GUIDE

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As long-time weekend readers know, I have a system for betting on animal contests - I drink a pint of Jameson and delve into the Summa Thelogica of St.

HORSE RACING

AUSSIE STREAKER DISRUPTS HORSE RACE

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This story first surfaced last week, but it took the video a while to make its way onto YouTube.

NEW FAVORITE SPORT

NEW FAVORITE SPORT: HORSE FIGHTING

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Nice gloves, asshole" title="Nice gloves, asshole" class="alignright size-full wp-image-41" />The Daily Mail has an exposé -- complete with gruesome photos, natch -- of a horse fighting tournament in the Philippines in which stallions used their annoying teeth to bite each other and their stupid hooves to brutally kick each other.


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