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Mourinho wins Smarty Jones at Oaklawn for trainer Baffert

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Mourinho led all the way in winning the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes by 3¼ lengths at Oaklawn, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a top Kentucky Derby prospect. (MORE)

Wood Memorial boosts purse to attract top 3-year-old horses

NEW YORK (AP) The Wood Memorial purse could increase to $1 million as part of a bonus created to entice the top 3-year-olds to run in the Kentucky Derby prep on April 7. (MORE)

National thoroughbred group to be honored with Eclipse Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) The National Thoroughbred Racing Association is to be honored for its work in modernizing rules that allow bettors to keep more of their winnings. (MORE)

Horse stabled at Belmont Park positive for equine herpes

NEW YORK (AP) A horse stabled at Belmont Park has tested positive for the equine herpes virus-1. (MORE)

Jack Van Berg, Hall of Famer who trained Alysheba, dies

(AP) -- Jack Van Berg, a Hall of Fame trainer who oversaw Alysheba to victories in the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, died Wednesday. He was 81.

He died in a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospital, according to a spokeswoman for Oaklawn Park, where Van Berg had relocated his training base after leaving Southern California in 2013. No cause was given. (MORE)

Veitch, Whitaker and Nagler honored by Racing Hall of Fame

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Michael Veitch, Jack Whitaker and the late Barney Nagler have been selected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor. (MORE)

The Latest: Talismatic scores long shot win at Breeders' Cup

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar (all times local):

5:05 p.m. (MORE)

The Latest: 11-1 shot Good Magic wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar (all times local):

4:20 p.m. (MORE)

The Latest: Favorite World Approval wins Breeders' Cup Mile

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar (all times local):

3:45 p.m. (MORE)

The Latest: 60-1 shot Bar of Gold wins Filly & Mare Sprint

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar (all times local):

1:30 p.m. (MORE)

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