| 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...
| May 13, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Obligation is the appropriately named Anne Arundel County estate owned by retired attorney John F. Wilson Jr. The vast chunk of property on which his 17th-century home stands was a land grant issued in 1671 by Charles Calvert to Thomas Stockett, who had...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2010
The Seminoles called it home before the Spanish moved in. Then came the Americans.
Now the Cincinnati Reds have pulled up stakes to make way for the Orioles of Baltimore.
Welcome to Sarasota, Fla., hon.
The men of orange and black will play their games...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 12:38 PM
During frequent day trips decades ago to the Amish markets of Lancaster, Pa., Jim Smedley became increasingly curious about the barn-like structures that span many rivers across the town's picturesque countryside, so he started learning more.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Paul G. Hartman, a retired Baltimore maritime executive and horseman, died Oct. 13 of heart failure at his Hydes farm.
He was 81.
The son of a barber and a homemaker, Mr. Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised above his father's shop in the 700...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:36 PM
A year ago, Shared Account arrived at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf as an outsider. Oddsmakers made her a 46-1 long shot, and her response was to win.
This year, she's back to defend her title in the $2 million Grade I race....
| Nov 10, 2011
If you're into experimental performance and supporting a good cause, check out fallFRINGE, sponsored by Capital Fringe, a nonprofit whose mission is to promote the arts in D.C. fallFRINGE gathers the best performers from past...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 11:33 AM
William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, a banker and noted dressage rider, died Sept. 10 of a massive heart attack at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. He was 54.
The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident had just completed two dressage competitions in Leesburg...