Sports / 

Correction: Lakers-Jeanie Buss story



Estimated read time: 1-2 minutes

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 2 about a new racing venture, The Associated Press reported erroneously based on information provided by Del Mar race track that Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss has set up her own racing stable. It is Buss' sister, Janie, who owns the stable.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Janie Buss sets up own horse racing stable

Janie Buss has set up her own horse racing operation under the name Purple Rein Stable

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — The sister of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss has set up her own horse racing operation under the name Purple Rein Stable.

Janie Buss will have her horses trained by Doug O'Neill, who won the 2012 Kentucky Derby with I'll Have Another.

Last week, O'Neill claimed a 3-year-old colt named True Valor for $50,000 on behalf of Buss, while her stable claimed 2-year-old filly Mis Viola for $32,000.

True Valor has two wins in nine career starts and earnings of $51,259.

O'Neill's assistant, Steve Rothblum, said Wednesday that Buss has previously partnered with another of O'Neill's clients on horses, but now she wants some of her own and "she's committed a pretty good chunk of money."

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast