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America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Coast Guard Issues Permit For America’s Cup Racing On SF Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard issued the official permit late Friday that is required to conduct America’s Cup yacht racing on San Francisco Bay beginning next week.

06/29/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

America’s Cup Champs Cut Short 2-Boat Testing

America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA sustained damage to its newest catamaran just minutes into the first day of its two-boat testing program on San Francisco Bay.

06/26/2013

Tony Kanaan

Tony Kanaan Finally Wins Indy 500, Ends Heartbreak

The hard-luck loser no more, Tony Kanaan finally won the Indianapolis 500 Sunday.

05/26/2013

Horses racing at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

Bo Derek Renews California Effort To Ban Horse Slaughtering Nationwide

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.

04/30/2013

New Macho Man, a two-year-old thoroughbred, ended up on the auction block after being injured at Golden Gate Fields. He was saved by the group Auction Horses Rescue. (CBS)

Golden Gate Fields Investigating How Horse Went Up For Auction

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.

04/05/2013

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Alcohol Blamed In Richmond Head-On Collision

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.

03/29/2013

Horses racing at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

Calif. Race Tracks, Rescue Groups Take Action Against Horsemeat Trade

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.

02/12/2013

horses

Undercover Investigation Reveals Little Oversight At California Horse Auctions

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.

02/12/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Oracle Racing’s Spithill Wins 2nd Consecutive America’s Cup World Series

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.

10/07/2012

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Ainslie & Artemis Racing Enjoying Revivals At America’s Cup World Series

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.

10/05/2012

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