RACING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RACING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mexico female jockeys vie for spot in horse racing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308928-77/mexico-garrido-jockeys-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308928-77/mexico-garrido-jockeys-horse.html.csp">Mexico female jockeys vie for spot in horse racing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN HAVEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Elisabeth Garrido stacks bales of hay into the shape of a horse, straps reins around a mock head and sets off on an imaginary but energetic ride, whipping the hay with a riding crop. It’s part of the do-it-yourself training for her dream: to be one of the few women ever to become a full-fledged jockey at Mexico’s only major horse racetrack, and perhaps move north of the border as well. “The hay is heavy but you have to be strong to ride a horse,” said Garrido, who resorts to hay ba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089282014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:46:03 MDT NASCAR: Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308922-77/gordon-race-cup-michigan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308922-77/gordon-race-cup-michigan.html.csp">NASCAR: Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NOAH TRISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:46:03.249-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brooklyn, Mich. • Jeff Gordon’s third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. Gordon got the better of Joey Logano and led Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway with 16 laps remaining. After that, he had little trouble maintaining a comfortable margin over Kevin Harvick, who ended up finishing second. “Joey, as we rolled up to some of the restarts — not that last one, but some of the other ones — as guys were starting to sort of anticipate it, he was slowing dow...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089222014-08-19T16:46:03.249-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:46:03.249-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308922@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:46:03 MDT Living history: A century ago, cars started racing at Bonneville Salt Flats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301893-78/salt-bonneville-lake-speed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301893-78/salt-bonneville-lake-speed.html.csp">Living history: A century ago, cars started racing at Bonneville Salt Flats</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN Hallet Stone</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T18:34:01.223-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, the Southern California Timing Association launched its 65th annual Speed Week on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. Some 500 drivers from around the world were expected on the glittery white expanse with droves of avid spectators imbued with “salt fever.” But before Speed Week could begin, heavy rainstorms flooded the flats. The show was canceled. Racers and crews packed up and left town. Two Californians had to pull the plug on their attempts to set a Guinness world record. And border ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301893@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:34:01 MDT Praise at funeral for ‘small-town boy’ hit by Stewart’s car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296739-77/ward-stewart-racing-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296739-77/ward-stewart-racing-car.html.csp">Praise at funeral for ‘small-town boy’ hit by Stewart’s car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY ESCH </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Turin, N.Y. • Kevin Ward Jr. was remembered as a “small-town boy” who loved his sport during Thursday’s funeral for the 20-year-old dirt-track racer whose car was hit by one driven by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. More than 700 mourners jammed the South Lewis Senior High School auditorium for the 90-minute service, a mix of tears and cheerful recollections of someone who began racing at a young age. “Even if he had rough day, he always had a smile,” a tearful Dylan Swiernick said of his best fri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967392014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296739@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT Water on Utah’s famous salt flats cancels Speed Week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279698-77/speed-week-salt-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279698-77/speed-week-salt-racing.html.csp">Water on Utah’s famous salt flats cancels Speed Week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T11:36:49.373-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 100th anniversary celebration of land speed racing on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats will have to wait a week or two. Standing water on the famed speedway from recent rains forced the Southern California Timing Association to cancel its annual Speed Week Saturday, sending away disappointed, hundreds of drivers who had come in from all over the world. In a voice message, SCTA media spokesperson JoAnn Carlson said that Speed Week had quickly been cancelled due to too much water on the course. A ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279698@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:36:49 MDT NASCAR: Kevin Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286492-77/ward-stewart-race-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286492-77/ward-stewart-race-racing.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Port Leyden, N.Y. • Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. He’d sit up on his seat, floor it, and zip his way through a maze of cars straight toward the front of the pack. For points. For fun. Often for little money. “He would go to tracks that a lot of other drivers wouldn’t go to,” Chuck Miller, the race director and president for the Empire Super Sprints circuit, said Monday. Ward began racing go-karts in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582864922014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286492@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:16 MDT Cycling: Tom Danielson retains Tour of Utah crown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282497-77/danielson-tour-team-evans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282497-77/danielson-tour-team-evans.html.csp">Cycling: Tom Danielson retains Tour of Utah crown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:02:01.761-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City • Tom Danielson called it magic. The defending Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah winner already knew the feeling of sporting the overall leader’s yellow jersey on the final day, bouquets of flowers in each hand. On Sunday afternoon on Park City’s historic Main Street, the 36-year-old Team Garmin-Sharp rider must have felt a tinge of deja vu. When he rounded the final corner to face Main Street and a sea of rowdy cycling fans, he saw four other competitors cross the finish line before he d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282497@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:01 MDT Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp">Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW and DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canandaigua, N.Y. • The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840522014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284052@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT Tour of Utah: Cadel Evans rolls to dramatic Stage 6 win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279381-77/team-evans-racing-stage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279381-77/team-evans-racing-stage.html.csp">Tour of Utah: Cadel Evans rolls to dramatic Stage 6 win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T16:52:49.65-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Snowbird • When Joey Rosskopf tipped his hand ever-so-slightly, the end result of hundreds of miles changed in a flash. The finish line sat a few hundred meters away, and the 24-year-old was outpacing a cycling legend. But when the last gasp in the 107.2 miles of Stage 6 was a small downhill dip toward Snowbird Ski Resort, the legend made his move. Cadel Evans saw Rosskopf stand up off his seat to try and garner some extra speed. Rosskopf’s move triggered a hard charge by the 37-year-old former ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279381@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:52:49 MDT As investigation begins, Stewart pulls out of race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281274-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281274-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp">As investigation begins, Stewart pulls out of race</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canandaigua, N.Y. • The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582812742014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:24 MDT Tour of Utah: Eric Young earns narrow Stage 5 win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276915-77/stage-team-22.34-racing.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276915-77/stage-team-22.34-racing.csp">Tour of Utah: Eric Young earns narrow Stage 5 win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T10:18:56.737-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kamas • Eric Young was handed a large bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale on the track at Miller Motorsports Park on Wednesday afternoon. It was a third-place beer. The same bottle was grasped by the 25-year-old Illinois native two days later inside Kamas City Hall. A passer-by asked the Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies rider prior to the start of the Stage 5 news conference how the beer tasted. “This is a first-place beer,” said a grinning Young. Indeed it was. In Stage 5 of the 2014 Larry H. Mille...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276915@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:56 MDT Tour of Utah: Danielson dominates daunting climb in Stage 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58272596-77/team-danielson-stage-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58272596-77/team-danielson-stage-racing.html.csp">Tour of Utah: Danielson dominates daunting climb in Stage 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T08:59:43.822-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eden • Tom Danielson couldn’t pinpoint exactly when he decided to make his move. He was too tired then and he was too tired following his dominant Stage 4 victory in Thursday’s Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The defending Tour of Utah champion slipped into another break, away from a group of 27 riders who distanced themselves from the peloton to make the grueling climb up to Powder Mountain Ski Resort. That’s what came to mind. From there, it was a momentary lapse of memory. “I just remember seei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272596@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:59:43 MDT Tour of Utah: Hofland earns some redemption in Stage 3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58268050-77/team-pro-usa-stage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58268050-77/team-pro-usa-stage.html.csp">Tour of Utah: Hofland earns some redemption in Stage 3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T14:26:26.215-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 02:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Moreno Hofland’s second day of racing didn’t go exactly as planned. After claiming the yellow jersey on the first day of the Tour of Utah, the Dutch racer saw it slip away Tuesday, finishing 13 minutes and 21 seconds out of the lead — just the 76th-best time. On Wednesday, the rider smiled and said, “That’s why I had some extra energy today, I guess.” Hofland emerged from a surging pack of sprinters and crossed the finish line at Miller Motorsports Park with his index finger wagging in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58268050@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:26:26 MDT NASCAR: Stewart marks 1-year anniversary of injury in Iowa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58268110-77/race-win-cup-indycar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58268110-77/race-win-cup-indycar.html.csp">NASCAR: Stewart marks 1-year anniversary of injury in Iowa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T23:24:12.392-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Tony Stewart was exactly where he wanted to be when he marked the anniversary of the devastating injury that cost him the second half of last year’s NASCAR season. He was trackside in Iowa at the Knoxville Nationals. The three-time Cup champion has not once wavered in his commitment to sprint car racing despite the crash in Iowa last August that led to a broken right leg. He marked the anniversary Tuesday night with a post on his Twitter account, noting his life changed one yea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582681102014-08-06T23:24:12.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T23:24:12.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58268110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:12 MDT Tour of Utah: Michael Schär finishes off epic Stage 2 win in Torrey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264069-77/team-schär-stage-tour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264069-77/team-schär-stage-tour.html.csp">Tour of Utah: Michael Schär finishes off epic Stage 2 win in Torrey</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.594-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Torrey • Michael Schär sat a few hundred yards beyond the finish line. His hands rested on the pavement, in the shade of a row of large Cottonwood trees that hover over Main Street in this south central Utah town. The 27-year-old Swiss cyclist was too tired to lift his arms. It was seconds after Schär gritted his way through the last few miles to cross the finish line and win the Tour of Utah’s second stage on a balmy Tuesday afternoon, and a wave of black and white jerseys soon mobbed him in co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264069@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT Horse racing: Sweet American Honey wins AQHA Bonus Challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58257087-77/american-honey-sweet-aqha.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58257087-77/american-honey-sweet-aqha.html.csp">Horse racing: Sweet American Honey wins AQHA Bonus Challenge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.613-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Sweet American Honey sprinted to the early lead and held on down the stretch to win the $15,150 AQHA Bonus Challenge at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Gerald Kaul and trained by Travis Lusk, Sweet American Honey was sent off at 5-to-2 in the wagering and defeated runner-up GG Streakin South by 11/2 lengths. Favored Zonic Zoom finished third. Sweet American Honey, a 4-year-old gelding who was ridden by jockey Tyson Lusk, won for the fourth time in 20 starters. The winner’s share of $7,8...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58257087@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT Horse racing: Forestry’s Delight wins Hank Mills Memorial at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254469-77/delight-forestry-downs-hank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254469-77/delight-forestry-downs-hank.html.csp">Horse racing: Forestry’s Delight wins Hank Mills Memorial at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.373-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Forestry’s Delight led all the way and raced to an easy nine-length win Saturday in the $9,400 Hank Mills Memorial Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Sent off as the 2-to-1 second choice in the wagering, Forestry’s Delight covered five furlongs in 56.49 seconds under jockey Oscar Cervantes. Make More Money, the favorite in the seven-horse field, finished fifth. Owned by Charles Kowitz and trained by Nicole Simpson, Forestry’s Delight won for the eighth time in 15 career starts. The winner...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT Tour de France results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210842-77/france-states-united-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210842-77/france-states-united-racing.html.csp">Tour de France results</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T23:20:21.438-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tuesday At Bagneres-de-Luchon, France 16th Stage 147.5 miles to the Pyrenees from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon, with five categorized climbs including a Hors Categorie climb to the Port de Bales 1. Michael Rogers, Australia, Tinkoff-Saxo, 6 hours, 7 minutes, 10 seconds. 2. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, 9 seconds behind. 3. Vasili Kiryienka, Belarus, Sky, same time. 4. Jose Serpa, Colombia, Lampre-Merida, same time. 5. Cyril Gautier, France, Europcar, same time. 6. Greg Van Avermaet, Be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108422014-07-22T23:20:21.438-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T23:20:21.438-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210842@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:20:21 MDT Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203395-223/garner-film-james-maverick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203395-223/garner-film-james-maverick.html.csp">Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of the audience. Never mind Garner was tall, brawny and, well, movie-star handsome. The persona he perfected was never less than manly, good with his duk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582033952014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203395@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:01:19 MDT Horse racing: Fly For McKoy wins feature at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201836-77/fly-mckoy-wyoming-downs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201836-77/fly-mckoy-wyoming-downs.html.csp">Horse racing: Fly For McKoy wins feature at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.378-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Fly For McKoy broke alertly and raced to a narrow victory in the $7,500 allowance feature on Saturday afternoon at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Elizabeth Johnson and trained by Travis Offret, Fly For McKoy covered 350 yards in 18.327 seconds to earn the winner’s share of $4,500. Fly For McKoy was sent off at odds of 5-to-1 and prevailed by a hard-fought neck over 4-to-1 shot Bullys Mr. Roger. Country Smoke, the 9-to-5 favorite in the wagering, finished one-half length back in third. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201836@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT