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Penny Chenery, owner of Triple Crown champ Secretariat, dies

Penny Chenery, who took over her father’s thoroughbred farm with little knowledge of horse racing and became one of the few prominent women in the sport as the owner and breeder of Secretariat, perhaps the fastest horse who ever raced, died Saturday at her home in Boulder, Colorado. She was 95.

Mark Story

Could legal betting on NASCAR races come to Kentucky Speedway?

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which the state of New Jersey is seeking to legalize sports betting. If the Garden State prevails, could it lead to pari-mutuel wagering on NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway similar to what currently exists at horse racing tracks like Keeneland and Churchill Downs?

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