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By Gene Kershner » 7:45 AM

It’s the Big C weekend in the thoroughbred racing world with the Clark Handicap, Cigar Mile and turf debut of California Chrome at Del Mar. Saturday is as big a day in racing at this time of year... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Friday, November 21, 2014

Here are a few notes on the upcoming YMCA Turkey Trot: • Fleece hats made in honor of Tom Donnelly, the Trot’s race director who died last weekend, will be sold next week at the Turkey Trot expo ... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, November 21, 2014

It’s been an interesting week here in Buffalo where the snowfall just keeps on coming so it’s been difficult to concentrate on the ponies whilst folks are stranded on the Thruway and our south tow... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, November 14, 2014

In late December 2013, the Racing Kreskin made his 2014 racing predictions hoping to return to his 2012 where he batted .500. Last year, the 2013 predictions were almost a goose-egg after missing the ... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, November 13, 2014

Quite a few notes for the running notebook: * Today was the final day that the Lonctos, Dan and Alice, were in the running store business. They closed the shop at 3 p.m. today in order to do one la... Read More

Monday, November 10, 2014

Better move it, turkeys. If you haven't signed up for the 119th edition of the YMCA Turkey Trot yet, spots are going fast. The Buffalo Niagara YMCA, which organizes the race, announced today tha... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, October 31, 2014

[caption id="attachment_6077" align="alignnone" width="434"] Untapable in the walking ring prior to winning the Distaff[/caption] ARCADIA, Ca. -- Rosie Napravnik delivered more than just a victory ... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, October 31, 2014

ARCADIA, Ca. -- The undercard on Breeders' Cup (BC) Saturday includes a number of talented thoroughbreds, including a first glimpse at some top European turf horses looking to bring the large purses b... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Niagara Falls International Marathon doesn't get a ton of publicity here. It's mostly a Canadian event despite the fact it starts on this side of the border. Still, more than 1,000 people made the... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Thursday, October 30, 2014

ARCADIA, Ca. -- The 31st Breeders' Cup (BC) world championships get underway Friday afternoon at Santa Anita Park. On Tap are four BC races on the opening day of the two-day championships highlighted ... Read More
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Budd Bailey has served in a variety of roles in Buffalo sports in the past 35 years, including reporter, talk-show host, baseball announcer, public relations staffer and author. He covers the Bandits and running for The News when not working as an editor.