| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Winter SprintFest nominations announced
Nominations for the three races that highlight the Presidents Day holiday weekend at Laurel Park were released by the Maryland Jockey Club's racing office Friday. Winter SprintFest features two...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:19 PM
This spring's season at Pimlico includes attractions designed to renew long-fading interest in thoroughbred horse racing: live music, a wine festival, beer and bourbon tastings, tutorials on betting and special contests.
Get them to come once, the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:42 PM
With a new long-term racing deal in place, increased breeding activity in the state and planned improvements to Maryland's two thoroughbred tracks, horse racing seems to be barreling toward a brighter future in a state where it had once been so important....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Calvert Hall grad Kruger leaves post as Shenandoah coach
Shenandoah announced that Mike Kruger (Calvert Hall) has resigned as men's lacrosse coach. Kruger, who led the Hornets to five wins this season — matching the win total of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year.
Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Ramon Dominguez, who won 1,010 races in Maryland, has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18. The 36-year-old jockey announced his retirement through the New York Racing Association on Thursday...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:42 PM
NCAA proposes rule change to allow ejection for hits above shoulders
The NCAA has proposed a rule change that would eject any player who targets and hits a defenseless opponent above the shoulders. The Football Rules Committee,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:10 PM
DJ and producer Afrojack will open the main stage music lineup at this year's Preakness InfieldFest on May 18, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Friday. Two country singers, Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley, will round out the Black-Eyed Susan concert...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Jessie Hicks named one of 13 ACC Legends
Former Maryland player Jessie Hicks has been selected as the Terps' Atlantic Coast Conference Legend honoree. She will be recognized at the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C., March 7-10....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club, which owns both Pimlico and Laurel Park, submitted its plan for capital improvements to the state Friday.
The plan has not yet become public but likely will early next week when it has been reviewed by the Maryland Racing...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
On Monday, the realization began to set in for Baltimore-area residents that the Ravens' victory in the Super Bowl on Sunday night was something they would remember for the rest of their lives.
With memory-making in mind, Shemirra House-Massie took...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Pimlico is home to some of the most exhilarating and important horse races in history. It annually hosts the Preakness, the second stop on the road to the Triple Crown and primary revenue-driver for its ownership group.
As the Maryland Jockey Club charts...