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  • Animal Kingdom returns to training in Fair Hill

    Animal Kingdom returns to training in Fair Hill
    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...
  • Fourth in Classic, Havre de Grace may still have a shot at Horse of the Year honor

    Fourth in Classic, Havre de Grace may still have a shot at Horse of the Year honor
    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...
  • Shackleford spoils Animal Kingdom's Triple Crown bid at Preakness

    Shackleford spoils Animal Kingdom's Triple Crown bid at Preakness
    Another long, hot, sticky day in the Infield has come and gone. But the event we all came to Pimlico Race Course to see -- well, at least what the people in the grandstand came to see -- was over in a hurry. Shackleford led for most of the race and set a...
  • What they're saying about I'll Have Another's scratch at Belmont

    What they're saying about I'll Have Another's scratch at Belmont
    You heard some derivative of the phrase over and over yesterday: "I've been around horse racing a long time, and I've never seen something like this." Or: "In all my years covering sports, I haven't had many days like this." And, so, here are some...
  • 1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32

    1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32
    John Scheinman and filmmaker Jeff Krulik traveled to Bonita one April afternoon to catch up with Go for Gin and Deputed Testamony and visit with general manager Bill Boniface. Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes and oldest living...
  • Veterinarians say I'll Have Another's treatment was not unusual

    Veterinarians say I'll Have Another's treatment was not unusual
    Veterinarians who examined Preakness winner I'll Have Another before and after the race at Pimlico Race Course said this week that he was healthy and that his medication regimen was not unusual. The New York Times reported that the colt, who also won...
  • Belmont runner-up Paynter takes first at Haskell Invitational

    Belmont runner-up Paynter takes first at Haskell Invitational
    Even-money favorite Paynter, who took second in last month’s Belmont Stakes, ran away down the stretch to win Sunday’s $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. The victory, in 1 minute, 48.87 seconds, is the third...
  • Belmont party tips, or rather tippling

     
    I lay no claim to competing with Martha Stewart or Rachael Ray so my hospitality tips for throwing a shindig for Saturday's Belmont Stakes are pretty meager with the exception that I did dig up the recipes for the "official"......
  • Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness

    Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness
    Rachel Alexandra stumbled at the start and struggled down the stretch, but the heralded filly was still good enough to beat surging Mine That Bird to the wire in the 134th Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. The stirring, one-length...
  • Big Brown loss to become one of sports' great mysteries

     
    Unless something comes up in scientific testing over the next few days or weeks to explain Big Brown's sluggish run at the end of the Belmont Stakes Saturday, the legacy of the powerful bay who was a prohibitive favorite to finally......
  • No Crown for Big Brown; favorite eased, places last

    Trainer Rick Dutrow leaned on the rail at the Detention Barn a half-hour after Big Brown had been pulled up in the Belmont Stakes and momentarily dropped his forehead onto his crossed arms. Dutrow's thin brown hair was soaked. His blue shirt soggy. His...
  • Preakness bans outside beverages from the infield

    Black-eyed Susans and broad-brimmed hats, trademarks of Preakness Day, may be enduring, but another Pimlico tradition is on the way out: Infield spectators will no longer be allowed to bring their own beer and other beverages into the racetrack. Maryland...