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  • Roll With Joe among six horses to be honored at Tuesday's night of champions

    Roll With Joe among six horses to be honored at Tuesday's night of champions
    Joe Thompson, who owns Winbak Farm in Chesapeake City, can't help but laugh when he talks about the name his wife gave their foal, Roll With Joe, three years ago. "I think she planned for the horse not to do well, so she could tease and laugh at me about...
  • Kegasus officially announced as Preakness Infield's mascot

    Kegasus officially announced as Preakness Infield's mascot
    Surprising absolutely no one, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Monday Kegasus, the tweeting centaur, would return as the official mascot of the Preakness Infield. This was a move that was more or less predicted back in February, when several media...
  • Kegasus to mortify Preakness race-goers again

    Kegasus to mortify Preakness race-goers again
    He's ba-a-ack. Kegasus, that is. Apparently, you can't kill him. He's like Edward in the "Twilight" series, only with a beer gut and biker hairĀ and a much lower IQ. Oh, and with a dopey new sidekick, too. (More on that in a moment.) Yes, the Maryland...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 55 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 43 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
  • Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011

    Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011
    The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable. Laurel Park and Pimlico...
  • Video: Kegasus' first appearance at Pimlico Race Track

    Video: Kegasus' first appearance at Pimlico Race Track
    Kegasus made its/his first promotional appearance at Pimlico Race Track Friday since it was announced the tweeting, beer-swilling centaur would return as the Infield's mascot. His new sidekick Unicarl also made an appearance. It was a nice bit of...
  • Maryland's largest off-track betting parlor to close

    Maryland's largest off-track betting parlor to close
    Maryland's oldest and largest off-track betting facility will shut down next month, its owners said Tuesday, because it can no longer sustain losses. The closure of the Cracked Claw restaurant and sports palace in Frederick County on Oct. 9 is the latest...
  • At Laurel Park, neighbors celebrate century of glamor and grit

    At Laurel Park, neighbors celebrate century of glamor and grit
    Just about every Friday morning, Karen Lubieniecki takes a leisurely stroll to Laurel Park, finds a place along a railing at the nearly empty racetrack and spends an hour or so watching the horses exercise as the sun climbs the sky. It isn't that she's a...
  • Wild Buffalo Grill looks forward to reopening this month

    Many of us have noticed that the Wild Buffalo Grill, a local restaurant at 10024 Washington Blvd. N. (Route 1), has been closed for a while. The owners are remodeling and doing some repairs to the building after it was hit by lightning last month. Don'...
  • Rosecroft, Jockey Club fail to reach simulcast agreement

    Rosecroft Raceway and members of the state's thoroughbred industry, including the Maryland Jockey Club, are expected to enter into binding arbitration to resolve a dispute over simulcasting fees. The parties failed to reach an agreement by the Oct. 1...
  • Studies project millions in tax revenue from Rosecroft slots

    Studies project millions in tax revenue from Rosecroft slots
    Renewed jostling to expand gambling in the state began Wednesday as a national casino operator painted its proposal to build a casino in Prince George's County as good for taxpayers and as Frederick County lawmakers asked constituents if they want slots...
  • Man shot in Pimlico parking lot during private event

    A 25-year-old man was shot in the head and chest early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Pimlico Race Course, which has recently started hosting late-night private events in hopes of generating additional revenue. The shooting was one of at least...