| 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 7, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Havre de Grace's bid for a Horse of the Year title may still have a glimmer of hope after she finished fourth in Saturday's Breeders Cup Classic at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
She certainly ran well enough in North America's richest horse race to...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Rosie Napravnik became the first woman ever to win the Kentucky Oaks five weeks ago.
Today, the former Hereford student who began her career in Maryland can become the second woman to win the Belmont – or any Triple Crown race, for that matter...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Kent Desormeaux will not ride Dullahan in the Belmont Stakes June 9, the Des Moines Register reported Monday.
Javier Castellano, who leads all jockeys with $7.9 million in earnings this year, will replace the three-time Kentucky Derby winner.
| May 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Two days after Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another's thrilling win over Bodemeister under sunny skies and in front of a packed house, Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas pronounced the 137th running of the Preakness a rousing success.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Not a lot has changed in the jockey goggle business since 1947, when Israel Kroop first stitched trim around a molded sheet of plastic, added two brass vents from a mattress, and attached a strip of elastic.
Kroop's design — a made-in-Maryland...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:21 PM
The Harford County Liquor Control Board recently approved several outside event and one-day licenses for local businesses holding upcoming events, including restaurants in Havre de Grace, who want to get in on the city's First Fridays action.
| May 24, 2012
I'll Have Another got a first look at the track where he will attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years at next month's Belmont Stakes.
The colt has not trained since winning the Preakness on Saturday to add the second leg of the Triple...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another galloped over the track at Belmont on Friday for the first time, about 12 hours after news broke that the colt’s trainer had been suspended 45 days.
Doug O’Neill is not in danger...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Even without I'll Have Another going for the last leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes did OK in the ratings for NBC, drawing an overnight audience 13 percent larger than last year's and 74 percent above 2010.
Saturday's telecast drew a 5.4 rating...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:43 AM
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...