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  • 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...
  • Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions

    Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions
    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...
  • Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups

    Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups
    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...
  • Monitoring of Preakness horses increases, but potential hole remains

    Monitoring of Preakness horses increases, but potential hole remains
    Security at Pimlico's historic Preakness barn will be heightened this year, a move that comes amid renewed concern about doping and horse safety in the sport. All visitors, including veterinarians, who want to spend time with horses scheduled to run in...
  • Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings

    Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings
    A visibly increased police presence greeted Orioles fans Tuesday as they ventured to Camden Yards for Baltimore's first major sporting event since the previous day's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon. Nonetheless, fans, players and team officials...
  • Towson U. student to replace Carulli at Pimlico, Laurel

    The Maryland Jockey Club announced Wednesday that Gabby Gaudet, a 22-year-old student at Towson University, will replace Frank Carulli as the Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park racing analyst after he leaves the company at the end of the Pimlico Race...
  • '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...