| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:02 PM
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....
| May 2, 2012
| 4:53 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — All along, Bob Baffert has said that he fought the urge. He didn’t allow even an idle moment to be filled with the blurry, soaring dreams that can be ignited by training a horse as promising as Bodemeister.
He insisted on...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Doug O'Neill caught the red eye out of Southern California on Wednesday night, boarding a plane that would offer him a few moments of peace.
Not that the trainer of Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another has wilted under the scrutiny of sudden...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, is back on the training track at the Fair Hill Training Center and being pointed toward the $10 million Dubai World Cup in late March.
Trainer Graham Motion couldn't keep the delight from his...
| 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....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies.
For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Lacie Slew rallied from next-to-last to win the $100,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes, the Saturday feature at Laurel Park.
Sent to post as the second choice in the field of five fillies and mares, Lacie Slew carried Joe Rocco Jr. to a one-length victory...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Wayne Dougherty was re-elected to his third term as mayor of Havre de Grace.
Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid by Seal Team Six in Pakistan where he had been secretly living. Many people in Harford County reflected satisfaction at the death of a man...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:30 PM
For a few weeks in May, Graham Motion's life was running in fast-forward. After working to put himself in that position for nearly 20 years, he was finally enjoying the ride of a lifetime.
It's not as if the glow of winning the Kentucky Derby has...