Hall of Famer Gary Stevens has been the winning jockey for three Kentucky Derbies and appears he may be the favorite to win a fourth after he and horse Firing Line blew away the field to win the 13th Sunland Derby by 15 length Saturday.
Former UTEP head coach Tony Barbee could be targeted to take over at Nevada, according to CBSSports.com. CBS college basketball insider Gary Parrish reports the two sides are expected to meet early next week.
The last time California based trainer Mike Machowsky was here, he took home the Sunland Derby trophy.
It also helps to have a real chance and Machowsky believes Why Two has all the attributes of a good horse.
Jeremy Rezaeepour scored a hat trick and the El Paso Rhinos roared back with an 8-2 win over the Oklahoma City Blazers to force a decisive Game Three in the WSHL’s Midwest Division championship series Sunday afternoon.
The clock struck midnight for the Aggies dreams of a Cinderella run in Big Dance yesterday falling at the hands of powerhoues Kansas. The loss also marks the end of a collegiate career for four outstanding seniors.
Texas Tech standout and now Denver Broncos and former New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker spoke at The 13th Annual Sunland Derby Gala, Saturday, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, benefitting United Blood Services.
The UTEP men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the 2015 outdoor season at Kidd Field on Saturday with some very good showings. The Miners tallied 12 first-place finishes during the day-long meet.
The New Mexico State softball team (23-11) lost a heartbreaking second game of a doubleheader against No. 17 Arizona (27-7) at the NM State Softball Complex in Las Cruces, N.M. as the Wildcats beat the Aggies 14-2 and 11-6 on the day.
Sam Mancini tapped in a short rebound at the crease for the game-winning power play goal in overtime and the Oklahoma City Blazers edged the El Paso Rhinos, 4-3, to take the pivotal first game of the best-of-three Midwest Division championship