#FakeNews

Tim Ritvo has hired Kathy Griffin to assist him over the next few weeks at Santa Anita.

Maria Borell has announced her engagement to Steve Assmussen’s barber. Seeing as how both have been MIA for over a year, it’s anybody’s guess where the wedding will take place.

Christopher Cross will give the celebrity “Rider’s Up” for next week’s Belmont Stakes.

Tip to Del Mar racegoers this summer: The $9 chips and salsa go great with the $7 small lemonade.

Mountaineer Park has announced that the Donald J. Trump Stakes, originally scheduled for December 3 at a mile and a quarter, has been rescheduled for sometime around the middle of September at 5 furlongs.

Match.com recently aired commercial No. 1 billion on TVG, surpassing the record previously held by MoneyMutual.com.

Having moved 72 Hi-tech jobs from California to out-of-state, Twinspires executives explain they are only trying to be like the horses.

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