As Graham Motion pondered what had just happened in the Kentucky Derby — why Irish War Cry had come to the top of the stretch in contention only to lose all his momentum over just a few strides — the next race, wherever it might be, was far from the trainer's mind.
With Classic Empire out of the Belmont Stakes because of a foot abscess, Maryland-based Irish War Cry is a 7-2 favorite in the morning line for Saturday’s race.
Five storylines for the third leg of the Triple Crown series.
Frank Deford, a master of deeply written Sports Illustrated profiles and later a courtly commentator for National Public Radio and HBO Sports, died Sunday at his home in Key West, Fla. The Baltimore native was 78. With wavy hair and a dark mustache, Deford cut a dashing figure, draping his 6-foot-4...
Two-thirds of the way through the Triple Crown series, the 2017 crop of 3-year-olds has yet to define itself.
Seth Klarman’s romance with thoroughbred racing blossomed in the heart of Baltimore, where he grew up three blocks from Pimlico Race Course and made annual pilgrimages to watch the Preakness.
Todd Pletcher and John Velazquez have found much success as a team, but they have yet to win the Preakness.
As Always Dreaming came around the far turn in the April 1 Florida Derby and appeared to lose a touch of momentum, Anthony Manganaro wondered if he'd made a terrible mistake. Less than two weeks prior, the Crownsville businessman had paid a sum that "made me blanch" for a minority piece of the...