| 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...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 11:22 AM
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."
"In all my years covering sports, I haven't had many days like this."
And, so, here are some...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:58 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 8:34 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
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"......
| May 17, 2009
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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
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......
| Jun 8, 2008
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...
| Feb 6, 2009
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.