| May 19, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas says he is rooting for California Chrome to win the Triple Crown — both for the health of the industry and the storyline.
"Just simply having a Triple Crown keeps the industry and the public generally...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
We're in a brief slow period here in Baltimore with the Preakness finished and the Orioles on the road. But before we start looking ahead at the NCAA men's lacrosse Final Four, here's the Coffee Companion, where we look back at the previous day's...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
With the short-lived nasal strip controversy resolved and wins in two Triple Crown races on his resume, California Chrome arrived in Elmont, N.Y., shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, where his connections plan to run the Preakness Stakes and Kentucky...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
This was my fifth consecutive time attending the Preakness Stakes with my husband, sister and brother-in-law. Our seats are located in the Turfside Terrace section of the racetrack. Everything, as usual, was fantastic. All of the employees from security,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Prominent Maryland trainer Richard "Dickie" Small, who conditioned 1994 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Concern, died late Friday night after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Born in Baltimore on December 2, 1945, Small attended Gilman, played...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Julian Pimentel kept Ben's Cat under a snug hold until a furlong from home, then signaled for him to go and spurted away to win the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes, the first of three stakes races Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.
This was the fifth year in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
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.
The schedule will be highlighted by the 139th Preakness Stakes, with a richer purse of $1.5 million, up...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next.
A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Custodians at the Church of the Redeemer have struggled this winter to keep its sidewalks clear of snow, but the one flush against North Charles Street in Homeland — buried by nearly every plow that passes — proved too much.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The purse for the 2014 Preakness has increased from $1 million to $1.5 million, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. It’s the first increase of the Triple Crown race’s purse since 1998.
The second jewel of the Triple Crown will be run...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the logo for the 2014 Preakness on Tuesday. The 139th running of the race will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.
In the 2014 logo, designed by the Leffler Agency for the 15th straight year, the race is...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Officials at Laurel Park have canceled racing events Saturday because of weather conditions.
"With the temperature going from the single digits early in the week to nearly 60 today, the track has been freezing, thawing and freezing again," Maryland...