Prince Bishop left racing fans scratching their heads when he cut down the rags-to-riches American horse California Chrome to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. The stage looked set for California Chrome to join a hallowed cast of previous winners when jockey Victor Espinosa moved his mount into a challenging position rounding the turn for home. Having countered Espinosa's move, Buick drove his mount past the sentimental favourite en route to a decisive victory by 2 3/4 lengths. It was the fourth time Prince Bishop, who is trained in Dubai by Saeed Bin Suroor, had contested the World Cup.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4).
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare.
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed after four days of heavy fighting, opposition activists and the extremist group said.