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  • Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates

    Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates
    Maryland's thoroughbred horse racing tracks and the state's horsemen are close to agreement on a 10-year deal that would give the industry stability it has not seen in decades, those involved in the negotiations say. "We've had years of not knowing what...
  • Joseph B. Kelly

    Joseph B. Kelly
    Joseph B. Kelly, the dean of Maryland turf writers and nationally known thoroughbred historian who also had been the longtime racing editor of the old Washington Star, died Monday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Charles Village...
  • Logo for 138th Preakness Stakes unveiled by Maryland Jockey Club

    Logo for 138th Preakness Stakes unveiled by Maryland Jockey Club
    A striding horse set atop an oval that includes the checkerboard pattern on the Maryland flag will serve as the logo for the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes. The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2013 logo Friday. The Baltimore-based Leffler Agency...
  • Losing mount fees likely to increase as horse racing interests turn attention to long-term deal

    Losing mount fees likely to increase as horse racing interests turn attention to long-term deal
    More than $26 million — 7 percent of all revenue from slots in Maryland — has been pumped into racing purses at the state's tracks over the last two years. As industry insiders work to figure out a long-range plan they believe will restore...
  • Maryland Racing Commission approves raise for losing jockeys

    After a vigorous discussion, the Maryland Racing Commission approved the first raise in 12 years for losing jockeys during Tuesday's regular monthly meeting at Laurel Park. All losing riders -- those who finish out of the top 3 spots in a race -- will...
  • Halloween happenings around Laurel this weekend

    Halloween happenings around Laurel this weekend
    Haunted barn and hayride — Anne Arundel County Fair, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 26-27, 7-10 p.m.; and Sun., Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m., fairgrounds in Crownsville, 1450 General's Highway (Route 178). Kid's birthdays may be celebrated at Picnic Pavilion for cake and...
  • 'Beauty In Sport' exhibit honors Harford's rich horse racing legacy

    'Beauty In Sport' exhibit honors Harford's rich horse racing legacy
    The story of how thoroughbred racing and the rural communities of Harford County became intertwined is told in artifacts and pictures through January as part of an exhibit at the Hays-Heighe House on the campus of Harford Community College. The exhibit...
  • Oden Bowie, Senate secretary

    Oden Bowie, Senate secretary
    Oden Bowie, the former secretary of the Maryland Senate and grandson of Maryland Gov. Oden Bowie, died Oct. 23 at the Arbor at Baywoods in Annapolis of complications from a fall he suffered at his home last month. He was 97. His daughter, Ambler Bowie...
  • 'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu

    'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu
    People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration. The...
  • Laurel Park: Bold Affair repeats in Conniver Stakes

    Bold Affair broke for the front and raced comfortably on the lead the remainder of the way in defense of her title in the $100,000 Conniver Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park. Bold Affair carried Abel Castellano to a two-length victory, beating...
  • Goo Goo Dolls to headline Preakness Eve concert at Pimlico

    Goo Goo Dolls to headline Preakness Eve concert at Pimlico
    Rockers the Goo Goo Dolls will headline a concert the day before Preakness at Pimlico Race Course, organizers announced Friday. The show is part of the People's Pink Party, a partnership between Pimlico and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and takes place...
  • Laurel Park thoroughbred deaths prompt state inquiry

    Laurel Park thoroughbred deaths prompt state inquiry
    Ten horses were injured and euthanized at Laurel Park over nearly six weeks this year, prompting the state to investigate why the rate of deaths at the racetrack had spiked so drastically and suddenly. But the deaths remain a mystery, a concern for horse...