Grand Island native Jeff “Whitey” Richardson tasted the big time with his career in Major League Baseball. Now he has a racehorse performing at a bigtime level, with a chance to win one of Thoroughbred racing’s richest and most important races, the $6 million-dollar Breeders Cup Classic.

Grand Island native Jeff “Whitey” Richardson tasted the big time with his career in Major League Baseball. Now he has a racehorse performing at a bigtime level, with a chance to win one of Thoroughbred racing’s richest and most important races, the $6 million-dollar Breeders Cup Classic.

SHELBYVILLE, Ind.--A surface switch and an expected heavy favorite top trainer Marvin Johnson's concerns entering the $100,000 Gus Grissom Stakes on Tuesday at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.

LINCOLN — Nebraska horsemen will again saddle up an effort with Ho-Chunk Inc., to allow casino gambling, and possibly sports betting, at the state’s Thoroughbred racetracks.

Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association president Barry Lake made a big announcement on Facebook Saturday morning.

OMAHA -- Amid all the Triple Crown hoopla Saturday at Horsemen’s Park will be a tribute to perhaps the most popular horse ever to race at the Omaha track.