Zenyatta delivers her first filly

Zenyatta delivers her first filly

Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year who developed a strong national following of racing fans, delivered her third foal and her first filly just after midnight at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky early Sunday.


Spend some time getting to know the rich and exuberant history of Preakness. Check out a side-by-side glimpse into the evolution of Preakness to give you a little taste of what an estimated 120,000 people should be expecting Saturday.

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Pimentel rides two winners at Pimlico spring meet opener

Jockey Julian Pimentel rode a pair of winners on the opening day card of the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting Thursday.

Thoroughbred racing resumes at Pimlico on Thursday

Thoroughbred racing will resume at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday afternoon with a nine-race card to kick off the track's 35-day spring meeting.

More Than a Cruise rallies in Conniver Stakes at Laurel Park

Ground Transport takes Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Handicap

Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, Bullets owner, NBA referee, dies

Arnold A. "Arnie" Heft, a minor league Orioles pitcher during the 1930s who later was an NBA referee, co-owner of the Baltimore Bullets, noted horse owner and real estate entrepreneur, died in his sleep of unknown causes March 12 at Sunrise at Fox Hill Senior Living Facility in...

Counting Crows, The Fray to play Black-Eyed Susan Day

Counting Crows, The Fray and Annie Bosko will perform at Pimlico Race Course's Black-Eyed Susan Day on May 16, the Maryland Jockey Club announced this morning.

Bill Dwyre: Old Dude is still game in the Big 'Cap

The deciding moment in Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap couldn't have been more perfectly scripted. The horses' names described the action.

Sports Digest: Reshuffled Barbara Fritchie field gains Merry Meadow

Winning Image, Villette not permitted to leave Parx Racing because of quarantine

Sports Digest: Bandbox, Ilikecandy win at Laurel Park

Bandbox and Ilikecandy won their respective races Monday at Laurel Park. Bandbox took the $250,000 General George Handicap (G3), giving the horse its first win in nearly three years.

Sports Digest: Palace favored to win $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park

Palace is the 8-5 morning-line favorite for today's $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park, a 7-furlong race with nine sprinters. A son of City Zip, Palace won three straight stakes races in New York last year, including the Fall Highweight, before two second-place finishes on the inner...

Laurel Park cancels today's card because of snow

Because of the significant snow that hit the Baltimore and Washington markets Thursday, live racing at Laurel Park has been canceled for today.

Mount St. Joe grad Larry Collmus named race caller at Churchill Downs

Larry Collmus, a 1984 Mount St. Joseph graduate, has been named race caller for Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, beginning with opening night of the season on April 26.

Bill Dwyre: After impressive win at Santa Anita, Candy Boy will stay put

In the horse-racing world, it is still a lifetime until the May 3 Kentucky Derby.

Laurel Park cancels Thursday's card because of snow

Because of snow in the Baltimore and Washington markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been canceled for today.

Trevor McCarthy wins race at Laurel Park despite losing irons

Trevor McCarthy has ridden 171 winners in his young career, but none more exciting than scoring with Chi Chi's Pride in Thursday's third race at Laurel Park.

Extrasexyhippzster strolls to victory in Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel

Extrasexyhippzster waited behind traffic, pounded through an opening when the field straightened for home and pulled away to an impressive score in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year olds.

Thomas Voss, thoroughbred trainer, dies at 63

Thomas Horne Voss, a nationally known thoroughbred trainer and a lifelong Maryland horseman, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his Monkton home. He was 63.