WYOMING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WYOMING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Horse racing: Apply captures feature at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230755-77/apply-downs-feature-finished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230755-77/apply-downs-feature-finished.html.csp">Horse racing: Apply captures 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="2014-07-27T23:06:02.381-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Apply stalked the early pace, opened a clear lead the stretch and held off Thirteengoldhearts on Sunday to win the $8,000 allowance feature at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Nancy Hoffman and Linda Holson and trained by Chet Child, Apply was sent off at 9-to-2 in the wagering and finished one-half length in front of Thirteengoldhearts. Even-money favorite Sapata showed speed out of the gate but faded and finished sixth in the seven-horse field. Apply, a 6-year-old Kentucky-bred son of ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58230755@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:06:02 MDT Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp">Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.525-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Wilmas Alright Now surged to the lead shortly after the start and raced to an overpowering victory Saturday in the $30,650 Gary Waite 89-and-Under Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Ridden by jockey Tyson Lusk, Wilmas Alright Now covered the 400 yards in a sizzling 19.566 seconds and defeated 2-to-1 betting favorite GL Give Me a Sign by 11/4 lengths. Trained by Michael Monson, Wilmas Alright has now won five of nine starts. The winner’s share of $13,794 bumped the three-year-old’s career...</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> 58227963@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206786-68/town-aladdin-wyoming-brengle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206786-68/town-aladdin-wyoming-brengle.html.csp">Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:42:01.632-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aladdin, Wyo. • Here’s a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin. You won’t need a genie in a bottle to buy it. Just $1.5 million gets you 30 acres and 15 buildings, including a 118-year-old general store that’s still operating. Rick and Judy Brengle bought the town 28 years ago and now want to move on from the full-time job of running it. “We bought this place because I had empty-nest syndrome,” Judy Brengle said. “All our kids had gone to coll...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582067862014-07-21T11:42:01.632-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:42:01.632-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206786@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:42:01 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 Horse racing: Stratagem tops Wyoming Downs Futurity field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196110-77/downs-stratagem-wyoming-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196110-77/downs-stratagem-wyoming-field.html.csp">Horse racing: Stratagem tops Wyoming Downs Futurity field</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.933-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston • Stratagem, coming off an impressive victory in her first career debut, tops a nine-horse field in Sunday’s $16,600 Wyoming Downs Thoroughbred Futurity. Owned and trained by Gary Barrow, Stratagem won a maiden race at Arapahoe Park near Denver by five lengths on July 6. Off that overpowering performance, the Oklahoma-bred filly will likely be one of the favorites in Wyoming Downs’ top race of the weekend. Post time on Saturday and Sunday is 1:05 p.m.</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> 58196110@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT Semis collide, fire closes down I-80 near Wyoming border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58189366-78/utah-semi-lanes-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58189366-78/utah-semi-lanes-wyoming.html.csp">Semis collide, fire closes down I-80 near Wyoming border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T13:10:12.786-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 01:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A semi-trailer rig hauling a flammable load of cleaning chemicals erupted in flames early Wednesday morning after crashing into another big rig, closing down part of Interstate 80 near the Utah-Wyoming border. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said one of the semi drivers, identified only as a 44-year-old man, was flown from the scene of the 5 a.m. crash by helicopter to University Hospital in Salt Lake City, where he was reported to be in very critical condition. The other truck driver was n...</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> 58189366@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:10:12 MDT Horse racing: Spotmeacorona captures feature at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180808-77/spotmeacorona-downs-feature-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180808-77/spotmeacorona-downs-feature-wyoming.html.csp">Horse racing: Spotmeacorona captures feature at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:05.39-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Spotmeacorona, making his first start since October, raced to victory Sunday in the $7,500 allowance feature at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Clifford L. Johnson and trained by Marissa Taylor, Spotmeacorona went off at odds of 8-to-1 and prevailed by one length over Let Me Czech. Ridden by Shaunda Larsen, Spotmeacorona covered 300 yards in 15.249 seconds. The seven-year-old gelding earned the winner’s share of $4,500.</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> 58180808@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT Horse racing: Fearless Fire scores upset win at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177910-77/fearless-fire-downs-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177910-77/fearless-fire-downs-wyoming.html.csp">Horse racing: Fearless Fire scores upset win 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="2014-07-15T17:06:05.328-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Fearless Fire led all the way and prevailed in a photo finish Saturday to win the $31,062 Maiden Challenge at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Bill Nolan and trained by Brett Vickery, Fearless Fire was sent off at 13-to-1 in the wagering and edged 7-to-5 favorite CR Luke by a nose. Under jockey Justin Vanderwoude, Fearless Fire covered the 400 yards in 19.777 seconds and earned the winner’s share of $14,289. Racing at Wyoming Downs resumes Sunday at 1:05 p.m.</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> 58177910@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT Horse racing: CR Luke tops Maiden Challenge field at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58170446-77/luke-challenge-downs-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58170446-77/luke-challenge-downs-field.html.csp">Horse racing: CR Luke tops Maiden Challenge field 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="2014-07-11T15:47:02.155-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • CR Luke, an impressive winner in the trials, seeks his fourth straight victory Saturday in the $31,062 AQHA Maiden Challenge at Wyoming Downs. Off his impressive string of victories this year, CR Luke has been made the 2-to-1 morning line favorite in the 400-yard race. Owned and trained by Dean Hodson, CR Luke drew the No. 7 post in the 10-horse field and will be ridden by jockey Jesus Virgen. Also entered is Honest Eagle, the fastest qualifier in the trials who is listed at 7-t...</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> 58170446@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT Horse racing: BK Katniss scores upset win at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58155083-77/katniss-downs-upset-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58155083-77/katniss-downs-upset-win.html.csp">Horse racing: BK Katniss scores upset win 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="2014-07-06T22:31:39.952-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • BK Katniss, a 13-to-1 long shot, scored an upset victory in the $32,475 Utah-Bred Futurity on Sunday afternoon at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Bryce Moosman and trained by Ron Moosman, BK Katniss defeated One Smooth Movin by a half-length. First Rate Verson, the 2-to-1 favorite, finished sixth in the 10-horse field. With jockey Justin Vanderwoude aboard, BK Katniss covered the 350 yards in a blistering 17.528 seconds to win for the second time in four starts. The winner’s share of $1...</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> 58155083@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:39 MDT Horse racing: Lil Shameless Sage wins futurity at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152519-77/futurity-lil-sage-shameless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152519-77/futurity-lil-sage-shameless.html.csp">Horse racing: Lil Shameless Sage wins futurity at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:16:01.876-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Lil Shameless Sage upset heavily favored Jlcjazzslilbro and won the $23,050 Wyoming-Bred Futurity on Saturday afternoon at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Juanita Villegas and trained by Jesse Villegas, Lil Shameless Sage was sent off 6-to-1 in the wagering and prevailed by one length over Jess Jc Jojo. Jlcjazzslilbro, the 7-to-5 favorite, finished fourth. Ridden by jockey Jesus Peralta, Lil Shameless Sage covered the 350 yards in 17.761 seconds and won for the second time in four start...</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> 58152519@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:16:01 MDT Wyoming halts work on science education standards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144232-68/standards-science-wyoming-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144232-68/standards-science-wyoming-education.html.csp">Wyoming halts work on science education standards</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T21:47:35.342-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rawlins, Wyo. • The Wyoming Board of Education voted to suspend work on new science standards for the state’s public schools until lawmakers rescind a ban on adopting education guidelines that endorse the theory of man-made climate change. The board approved the resolution 10-1 on Tuesday because its members took offense at how lawmakers got involved in the issue, board member Pete Gosar said. “In my opinion, when you remove the best standards from the realm of possibility for new science stan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581442322014-07-02T21:47:35.342-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T21:47:35.342-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144232@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:47:35 MDT Horse racing: Make More Money wins Wyoming Downs feature http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130442-77/money-downs-wyoming-feature.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130442-77/money-downs-wyoming-feature.html.csp">Horse racing: Make More Money wins Wyoming Downs feature</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:05:03.014-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Make More Money, the overwhelming favorite, raced to a cruise-control one-length victory in the $5,000 allowance feature Sunday at Wyoming Downs. Sent off at 1-to-2 in the wagering, Make More Money stalked pace-setting Sapata until the top of the stretch before pulling away under jockey Nakia Ramirez. Sapata held on for second in the four-furlong event for non-winners of two races. Make More Money last raced at Hollywood Park in November, but the California-bred mare didn’t show...</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> 58130442@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:05:03 MDT Horse racing: Auto Rotate takes Wasatch Handicap at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127736-77/auto-rotate-downs-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127736-77/auto-rotate-downs-wyoming.html.csp">Horse racing: Auto Rotate takes Wasatch Handicap 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="2014-06-28T23:29:18.398-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Long shot Auto Rotate prevailed in a blanket finish Saturday afternoon to win the $9,900 Wasatch Handicap at Wyoming Downs. Owned and trained by Owen Udy, Auto Rotate was sent off at odds of 13-to-1 but defeated Steffiesclassic Dash by a nose in the 300-yard event. Whata Corona Runner, the 5-to-2 favorite in the wagering, finished sixth despite being beaten by only one-half length. Ridden by Todd Thomas, Auto Rotate was timed in 15.856 seconds under jockey Todd Thomas. Winning f...</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> 58127736@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:29:18 MDT Horse racing: Whata Corona Runner, Joe Legacy collide at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58123280-77/runner-corona-whata-joe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58123280-77/runner-corona-whata-joe.html.csp">Horse racing: Whata Corona Runner, Joe Legacy collide 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="2014-06-27T23:33:31.13-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • The $9,900 Wasatch Handicap highlights the weekend of racing at Wyoming Downs. Ten horses have been entered in Saturday’s 300-yard dash for three-year-olds and up, including Whata Corona Runner. The 5-year-old son of 2001 All-American Futurity winner AB What a Runner, Whata Corona Runner is owned by Dennie and Kris Hill, trained by Brent Williams and will be ridden by Tyson Lusk. Whata Corona Runner will break from the No. 9 post in the Wasatch Handicap. He has won five of 24 ra...</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> 58123280@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:33:31 MDT Horse racing: Zonic Zoom wins Bear River Handicap at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58101593-77/zonic-zoom-bear-downs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58101593-77/zonic-zoom-bear-downs.html.csp">Horse racing: Zonic Zoom wins Bear River Handicap at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:37:11.781-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Zonic Zoom took command turning into the stretch and cruised to a 21/2-length victory Sunday in the $8,850 Bear River Handicap at Wyoming Downs. Trained by Mike Taylor and ridden by Roger Buening, Zonic Zoom defeated 3-to-2 favorite Jess a Traffic Jam in the 870-yard event. Zonic Zoom, sent off at odds of 8-to-1, earned the winner’s share of $5,310 and bumped his career earnings to almost $23,000 with his seventh win in 18 starts.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581015932014-06-24T16:37:11.781-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T16:37:11.781-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58101593@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:37:11 MDT Photos: Wyoming Downs reopens for 2014 racing season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095181-77/photo-2014-downs-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095181-77/photo-2014-downs-racing.html.csp">Photos: Wyoming Downs reopens for 2014 racing season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:38.603-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wyoming Downs opens its 2014 racing season Saturday June 21, 2014. . The 16-day weekend meet runs through Aug. 10.</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> 58095181@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:38 MDT Horse racing: Formal Joker wins Wyoming Downs’ Inaugural http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098902-77/formal-joker-downs-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098902-77/formal-joker-downs-horse.html.csp">Horse racing: Formal Joker wins Wyoming Downs’ Inaugural</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:37.313-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Formal Joker went wire-to-wire Saturday and captured the $9,450 Inaugural Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Trained by Nathan Barrow and ridden by Nathan Condie, Formal Joker prevailed by one-half length over Thirteengoldhearts. Curahee, the 2-to-1 favorite, finished seventh in the nine-horse field. Owned by Two the Max Investments LLC, Formal Joker won for the third time in 13 starts. The winner’s share of $5,670 bumped his career earnings to $23,587.</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> 58098902@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT Wyoming Downs, Utah horsemen are back in business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58088949-77/wyoming-downs-amp-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58088949-77/wyoming-downs-amp-racing.html.csp">Wyoming Downs, Utah horsemen are back in business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.591-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Since he was a teenager, Chad Giles has been involved in horse racing, first as a jockey and then as a trainer. A year ago, however, he was ready to walk away from his lifelong passion. After Wyoming Downs closed its doors in 2009, Utah horsemen like Giles struggled. Without an easily accessible pari-mutuel track where they could run horses for reasonable purses, an already-difficult business became nearly impossible. “I was thinking I ought to get out,” Giles said. “There was j...</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> 58088949@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT Churches back science standards teaching evolution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075940-68/standards-science-evolution-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075940-68/standards-science-evolution-wyoming.html.csp">Churches back science standards teaching evolution</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casper, Wyo. • A group of Wyoming churches say they support science education standards that the state Legislature rejected over concerns that students would be expected to know about global climate change and evolution. The Wyoming Association of Churches said recently that science should be taught openly and not be based on any belief system and that it supports teaching students at K-12 public schools concepts in line with the Next Generation Science Standards, the Casper Star-Tribune reporte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580759402014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075940@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:57:46 MDT