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  • Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing

    Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing
    Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state. With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
  • Havre de Grace on the brink of more horse history

    Havre de Grace on the brink of more horse history
    When the American Thoroughbred Horse of the Year for 2011 is announced in Los Angeles Monday night, the winner will most likely have been chosen for his or her consistency – a survivor in a year when there was no clear-cut star to emerge on the...
  • Jockey club sets Laurel Park fall schedule with 27 stakes races

    Laurel Park will be host to 68 race days and 27 stakes races this fall after the Maryland Jockey Club reached agreement with the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association today. The schedule was approved by the...
  • Stronach in charge of Pimlico, Laurel Park

    The latest owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course says the Preakness is the key to turning around the state's horse racing industry. Greg Avioli, who heads The Stronach Group's racing business, told state regulators Friday that the second leg of...
  • Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park

    Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park
    Live horse racing is back after the Maryland Racing Commission approved racing dates for both the Timonium Fair Grounds race track and Laurel Park on Friday. Timonium will open for the Maryland State Fair meet Aug. 26, which will be the first live racing...
  • Preakness: Kegasus isn't missing

    Preakness: Kegasus isn't missing
    Kegasus, the lovable centaur who hosted last year's Preakness InfieldFest, has been reported missing by the Maryland Jockey Club, and there is speculation that his disappearance is an inside job. The well-designed new Facebook site devoted to the...
  • Kegasus is missing, but is the Preakness to blame?

    Kegasus is missing, but is the Preakness to blame?
    Wanted: new mascot for 137-year-old racing event. Must appeal to the young and Web-savvy. Social media experience required. That's the premise of an anonymous marketing campaign unveiled this month to unseat the tweeting centaur Kegasus as the mascot...
  • Update: Little Big Town, The Darkness, Mr. Greengenes complete Preakness Infield music line-up

    Update: Little Big Town, The Darkness, Mr. Greengenes complete Preakness Infield music line-up
    The country band Little Big Town and the British rock band The Darkness will perform at the Preakness Stakes Infield this year, the Maryland Jockey Club is set to announce this morning.  The bands are the last piece of the live entertainment roster at...
  • Pimlico Race Course unveils new logo

    Pimlico Race Course unveils new logo
    Pimlico Race Course has a new logo. The second-oldest racetrack in the United States unveiled its logo Tuesday. The design features a cupola weather vane -- an iconic track feature -- and a 'Pimlico' script with 'Home of the Preakness' written below....
  • Uncertain times for Rosecroft — again

    Uncertain times for Rosecroft — again
    Horse breeder and trainer Jackie Dale MacLeod was thrilled when Rosecroft Raceway reopened last year after a two-year hiatus. That's because, during that time, MacLeod survived by racing and breeding horses out of state, even though his farm is based in...
  • Bill would extend slot subsidies for harness tracks

    Like many horse racing tracks across the country, the Ocean Downs harness track on the Eastern Shore is hemorrhaging money. It lost an average of $2 million annually for the past five years. Ocean Downs' owner, William Rickman, wants the state's help. He...
  • Pimlico Special returning to Preakness weekend

    Pimlico Special returning to Preakness weekend
    The Pimlico Special is returning to Preakness weekend. The Maryland Racing Commission approved the 2012 Pimlico Race Course racing days and spring stakes schedule at its regular meeting Tuesday at Laurel Park, including the return of the long-respected...