On this day ...

JULY 21, 1985 — John Henry, the greatest money winner in horse racing history, is retired. The 10-year-old won 39 races in 83 starts and earned $6,597,947 in total purses.



MLB — Seattle at Colorado, noon, KTHR-FM (104.7)


Olympic women’s soccer — Group Stage: China vs. Brazil, 7:30 a.m., NBCSN

Horse racing — Saratoga Live, 10 a.m., FS2;

Olympic softball — U.S. vs. Canada, 5 p.m., NBCSN; Japan vs. Mexico, 8 p.m., NBCSN; Italy vs. Australia, 11 p.m., NBCSN

MLB — Seattle at Colorado, noon, ROOT; Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 5 p.m., ESPN

NHL — Expansion draft, 5 p.m., ESPN2

Men’s soccer — MLS: Atlanta United FC at FC Cincinnati, 5 p.m., FS1; USL: New Mexico United at San Antonio FC, 6:30 p.m., ESPN2; MLS: LA FC at Portland, 7:30 p.m., FS1

Tennis — ATP: Mifel Open, early rounds, 5 p.m., Tennis; Various tournaments, 1:30 a.m., Tennis

Olympic men’s soccer — Group Stage: New Zealand vs. South Korea, 1 a.m. Thursday, NBCSN; Group Stage: Mexico vs. France, 1 a.m. Thursday, USA

Golf — LPGA Tour: The Evian Championship, first round, 2 a.m. Thursday, TGC

Rugby — NRL: Canberra at Parramatta, 2:30 a.m. Thursday, FS2