Triple Crown

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Where to Drink in Dallas for the Kentucky Derby, Which Is Some Sort of Hat Contest

    The Kentucky Derby is a Southern ritual, especially if you're rich. In Kentucky proper, thousands of people will put on their Sunday finest and excessive headware to watch horses run around the track for exactly one and a quarter mile. Seems boring, but I'm pretty much down for any occasion to drink ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    At the Risk of Beating a Dead Horse, the Sport of Kings is in Trouble

    Putting down galliant fillies like Eight Belles is only one of horse racing's serious problems Tomorrow, Lone Star Park holds one of its biggest days of the year, and after a disastrous and embarrassing Kentucky Derby, horse racing could use some good news. Maybe that’s why Lone Star Park is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    Corny/Offensive Joke of the Day

    Why was Big Brown so happy after winning the Kentucky Derby?

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Top Lone Star Park Jockey Suspended in New Mexico For Cheating

    Hate to be the continual bearer of bad news regarding horse racing, a sport I truly do love and grew up around, so consider this a public service announcement to all you degenerate gamblers out there: Jockey Roman Chapa, who has been one of the top 10 riders at Lone Star Park since 2000, has been su ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Dark Horse

    Is Steve Asmussen the greatest racehorse trainer in America, or is he a cheater?

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    A Horse is a Horse is a Horse, Of Course

    Cue the twinkling piano, usher in Jim Nantz's hushed, reverent tones and get PETA on speed dial, because I'm about to beat a dead horse. While Sammy Sosa and Mike Singletary are coming to town, Barbaro is gone. The tributes, of course, are pouring in. During the eight months the Kentucky Derby winne ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    A Day at the Races

    Plus: D-Day at the DMN; Dirty Deed

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2004

    Horse With No Shame

    Six Perfections gallops into Lone Star Park

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Sports Event

    Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    After the Fall

    Marlon St. Julien regains his winning form at Lone Star Park

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Rough Ride

    Deirdre Panas pushes long odds to become Lone Star Park's first successful female jockey

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Bad track record

    Scandal taints the career of another Dallas athlete -- this time it's a horse, not a Cowboy

  • News

    October 10, 1996

    Video downs

    Grand Prairie's horseless Lone Star Park offers the seedy side of the sport of kings