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Terrified horses gallop from San Luis Rey Downs as the Lilac Fire sweeps through the horse-training facility, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in San Diego. (Paul Sisson/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)

25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire

- Associated Press








In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017 photo, the Champions Lounge outdoor seating area, part of the ongoing renovations at Churchill Downs, provides an impressive view of the paddock and the walking ring at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Churchill Downs' parent company has pumped $250 million into renovations since the early 2000s. But many have catered to well-heeled fans willing to shell out thousands of dollars for panoramic views, sumptuous buffets, access to betting windows and restrooms without lines, and demand outpaces available seating. That's leaving the middle class squeezed out. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Kentucky Derby reno making Churchill Downs even more posh

- Associated Press

Part owner Bobby Flay (right) leads Creator, with jockey Javier Castellano, into the Winner's Circle, after Creator won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. (Associated Press)

Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle

- Associated Press

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Nathan Cochran, 10, attempts to grab Jackson Robbins, 10, as they play football in the snow on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Newport News, Va. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the upper part of the Peninsula and much of the Middle Peninsula. The advisory, issued around 1 p.m. Thursday, warns of snow, blowing snow and slippery roads until 6 p.m. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Press via AP)

NHL game, horse racing called off because of winter storm

- Associated Press

Wednesday’s Sports in Brief

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New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

New York Islanders may be returning from city to suburbs

- Associated Press

Maryland thoroughbred farms help court South Korean business

- Associated Press



A helicopter prepares to make a water drop over the San Luis Rey Training Center, where thoroughbreds are housed and trained, in Bonsall, Calif., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Many horses were rescued or released to run free of the flames. But the California Horse Racing Board said more than two dozen horses were killed when eight barns burned and others in adjacent pastures were unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

- Associated Press

In this image from video released by Chase Bonefant @ChaseBonenfant, shows the Lilac fire burning in Bonsall, Calif. A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of trailer homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite training facility. (Chase Bonefant via AP)

Elite thoroughbred race horses killed in California wildfire

- Associated Press



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