| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Agreeing with a county hearing examiner's opinion from May of last year, the five-member Howard County Board of Appeals voted unanimously Monday, Dec. 12 to grant a Woodbine couple's request to host weddings and other events on their 145-acre farm off...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Maryland's horse racing interests have warned for years that the industry's long tradition would come to an end without the legalization of slot machine gambling in the state.
They just never imagined the slots casino would rise in the parking lot of...
| Jul 19, 2011
As of July 9, the Manor Tavern is in new hands. The Monkton property was purchased by William and John Mitcherling, the owners of Towson's An Poitin Stil, and the team of Patrick Russell and Bill Irvin, who operate businesses in Fells Point including...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Kegasus, Lord of the Infield Fest at next month's Preakness drew animated discussion Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the Maryland Racing Commission.
Tom Cooke, president of Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association and professor at Georgetown...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who came up lame in the days following the Belmont Stakes, has a slab fracture in his left hind leg that will require surgery. He will not race again this season, according to Team Valor CEO Barry Irwin and trainer...
| Jul 3, 2011
Greg Avioli is not new to thoroughbred racing.
But the former chief executive of the Breeders' Cup race still faces a difficult task in running The Stronach Group's racing business, which took full control of the financially ailing Maryland Jockey Club...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines there.
Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday at the...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:56 PM
It's only a matter of time before Maryland horse trainer Dale Capuano steps into the 3,000 wins club, a rarefied group that includes only 25 others in the history of North American racing.
Capuano, 49, who has been training here for 31 years, is only two...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state.
With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for occasional showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 73 degrees. Tonight is expected to bring showers, and possibly thunderstorms, with a low around 63 degrees.
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| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The Artists' Gallery occupies a compact space in a downtown Columbia office building, but its current Invitational Exhibition offers further proof that many different kinds of art can fit into a relatively small gallery.
It's generally a good idea to...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
In another time, Maryland was a hotbed for horse racing, its history rich and its purses comparable to other states. It was a place where jockeys could make a career and not have to contemplate leaving for New York or California.
Since the late 1980s,...