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  • Jockey Pino nears goal of becoming one of racing's top 10 all-time winners

    Jockey Pino nears goal of becoming one of racing's top 10 all-time winners
    When Mario Pino got his first look at his mount for the second race at Laurel Park on a brisk fall afternoon last month, he wasn't impressed. Sizing up the field of nine, the Ellicott City jockey thought Torcello was unlikely to bring him any closer...
  • Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner

    Thomas K. Pettit, engineer, store owner
    Thomas K. Pettit, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. engineer who later co-owned a natural-foods store, died Tuesday of complications after gall bladder surgery at Northwest Hospital. The one-time Timonium and Mays Chapel resident was 86. The...
  • Mayo author makes new, familiar tale from 'Secret Garden'

    Mayo author makes new, familiar tale from 'Secret Garden'
    When she was growing up, Ellen Potter was an avid reader, and nothing thrilled her more than settling down with her well-worn copy of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1911 children's novel, "The Secret Garden." The book's heroine, 10-year-old Mary...
  • Bold Affair starts fast, finishes fast in Laurel Park's Conniver

    Bold Affair quickly opened a lead on her way to an easy victory over filly and mare rivals in the $75,000 Conniver Stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park. Owned by Charles Reed and Mike Zanella and trained by Howard Wolfendale, Bold Affair left the gate as...
  • City orders historic carousel out of Inner Harbor

    City orders historic carousel out of Inner Harbor
    The Inner Harbor's carousel, which has delighted children for three decades and drawn attention as an historic artifact, has been ordered to move by the end of March, a victim of sagging sales and unpaid bills. But the man who brought the 106-year old...
  • Restaurant review: Manor Tavern proves that slow and steady wins the race

    Restaurant review: Manor Tavern proves that slow and steady wins the race
    The Manor Tavern sits in the in the thick of beautiful Monkton, where the land is big but the community is tight, and folks know the names of their neighbors' ancestors, children, horses and hunting dogs. Change, when it comes here, comes slowly, which...
  • Foaling around at Assateague

    Foaling around at Assateague
    Spring brings all kinds of new life. The Assateague Island Alliance reports two foals born recently to the wild horse herd that roams the National Seashore near Ocean City. The little filly pictured here was born last Friday to an 8-year-old mare...
  • The greatest numbers on Earth

    The greatest numbers on Earth
    105 years of shows. 90,000 pounds of elephants. And a bunch of shoes, size 28EEEEE. For the clowns, of course. When it comes to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, an entertainment extravaganza that routinely, without being challenged, bills...
  • Farmers disagree over proposal to relax zoning rules for pick-your-own operations

    A proposal to relax the zoning regulations for pick-your-own operations has farmers at odds with one another. The zoning regulation amendment before the County Council, which was discussed at a public hearing Jan. 17, would remove the requirement that...
  • Eighttofasttocatch repeats in Harrison E. Johnson Stakes

    Eighttofasttocatch had to work hard for it, but at the finish he was the repeat winner of the $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Stakes, the closing-day feature at Laurel Park. Under guidance by the meeting's leading rider, Sheldon Russell, the son of...
  • Hansen could make his move while Maryland horses push toward Kentucky Derby

    Hansen could make his move while Maryland horses push toward Kentucky Derby
    The most visually stunning probable entrant in the upcoming Kentucky Derby could also become the favorite with a good showing at the Blue Grass Stakes this weekend. Hansen, a nearly all white colt trained by Mike Maker, is the 6-5 favorite in Lexington....
  • Bold Affair rolls in Primonetta Stakes

    Bold Affair caught front-runner Valiant Passion and rolled to a convincing victory in the $75,000 Primonetta Stakes, the feature offering Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Abel Castellano asked the 4-year-old filly to engage Valiant Passion around the far...