The USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
A Bay Area race track is investigating why one of its thoroughbreds ended up on the auction block, where horses are at risk of being sent to slaughter.
Two people involved in a head-on collision apparently fueled by alcohol and high speeds in Richmond late Thursday night were clinging to life and another is in critical condition, a police lieutenant said Friday morning.
California horses are supposed to be protected by law from slaughter for human consumption. Yet many still end up in the slaughter pipeline, including thoroughbreds. That’s why some race tracks are taking protective action.
Americans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.
Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing rebounded from last place at the start of the Super Sunday fleet race finale to win the America’s Cup World Series San Francisco championship.
J.P. Morgan BAR skipper Ben Ainslie and crew aren’t the only ones at America’s Cup World Series San Francisco benefitting from a month of practice. So, too, are the two Artemis Racing crews.
The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.
Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.
The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.