horse racing

horse racing

Rob Gronkowski Invests in Gronkowski, the Horse

The New England Patriots tight end discovered that a horse was named after him, so of course he wanted a piece of that action.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Gronkowski to Race in Kentucky Derby

There's a horse in southwest London who is headed to Kentucky. His name is Gronk... owski.
Liam Daniel Pierce
true crime

How a Stud Racehorse Helped Sink a Brutal Cartel Boss

A top Los Zetas figure had his brother set up a horse-breeding operation in America to launder cash. Then they started winning big prizes—and the feds got involved.
Seth Ferranti
horse racing

Always Dreaming Takes It: 143rd Kentucky Derby Favorite Wins for Fifth Year in a Row

Jockey John Velazquez accepted the roses for the second time in his career.
Liam Daniel Pierce

How ‘Mario Sports Superstars’ Stirs the Unlikely Memory of ‘Microprose Soccer’

Here I am, playing portable 11-a-side in 2017, and I’m reminiscing about a janky top-down kick-about from 1988. Who’d have thought it?
Mike Diver
Noisey Guide To

The Complete Guide to Action Bronson's Lyrics About Athletes

Does Action Bronson like sports? We turn to data science to find out.
Asher Dakota
man vs beast

Human Races Against Horses, Loses Mightily After Pulling Hamstring

A man tried to keep pace with race horses and got robustly tromped.
Liam Daniel Pierce
party till dawn

Horse Named "Party Till Dawn" Busted for Meth

Sounds about right.
Sean Newell

The Serious Business of Betting on Horse Racing

This is not a social activity. I don't even know if people here are having what I would call fun. Show some respect, service is in session. People here aren't looking for trouble or to get wild, they are here to die with some dignity.
Jordan Foisy
horse racing

Errant Golf Ball 'Coincidentally' Causes Horse to Throw Jockey

And who kicked up the golf ball, you might ask? Why, it was Big Lachie, the eventual winner of the race.
Liam Daniel Pierce

The Beauty and Strangeness of a Day at the Track

Eric Chakeen's photographs explore the fading horse-racing culture in Del Mar, California
Eric Chakeen
Dead Horses

VICE Sports World News Roundup: May 23, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff