The fortune of one man turned around at the Melbourne Cup when a protest re-ordered how the horses were placed and he won over $500K—mere moments after his date told him things weren't going to work out.
A Queensland, Australia, abattoir caught on camera abusing horses in his care will be investigated by animal welfare agencies.
This is the second horse to die at the facility since Santa Anita officials rebuffed a request from the state regulatory board to temporarily suspend racing.
A 4-year-old filly named Eskenforadrink was euthanized after sustaining a serious ankle injury during a race on Saturday.
Beefed up immigration raids under the Trump administration have negatively affected the economy of Saratoga Springs, leaving dairy farms unmanned and restaurants partially staffed—and created a culture of fear in one of America's elite horse racing venues.
Nyquist is the favorite among the 20 horses in the field, with post time at 6:34 p.m.
The Grand National in England is watched by more than 600 million people in 140 countries.
Last year's Stakes were plagued by huge crowds, over 100,000 total.
In past years, the official drink has been the Belmont Breeze.