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  • It's Big Brown in the Preakness

     
    Big Brown continued his assault today on the Triple Crown by winning the 133rd Preakness Stakes, running away from the rest of the 12-horse field at Pimlico Race Course. With the victory, the powerful bay colt becomes the 30th horse......
  • Big Brown back on pace for toughest sports achievement

     
    When you think about it, there's no more demanding and unforgiving event in sports than trying to capture the Triple Crown.Big Brown (left), winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, has his connections and race fans reassured a little today after...
  • 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 works out without incident

     
    Big Brown is still on pace to run in Saturday's Belmont Stakes to continue his pursuit of the elusive Triple Crown despite the crack in his left front hoof that has been the overriding issue leading up to the race.Today, he ran five furlongs......
  • 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...
  • Big Brown No. 1 for the Belmont

     
    Big Brown will make his run for immortality at the Belmont Stakes out of the No. 1 starting position as a result of today's draw for Saturday's third jewel of the Triple Crown. His chief rival, Casino Drive, is the......
  • 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"......
  • 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...
  • Charisma times two

    Charisma times two
    On a sparkling spring afternoon at Pimlico, when the scary combined with the sublime, Charismatic captured the 124th Preakness Stakes yesterday before a record crowd of 100,311 and immediately set his sights on history. The gritty workhorse will...
  • The real deal

    The real deal
    On a day when Pimlico turned surreal, Real Quiet, the crooked-legged horse nicknamed "The Fish," unleashed a run toward history.After a power outage crippled Pimlico, creating bizarre scenes that will long live in memory, Real Quiet ran down Victory...
  • Wayne's World

    Wayne's World
    D. Wayne Lukas' grip on the Triple Crown gathered strength once again in Baltimore yesterday, when Timber Country's stalled career got back on track with a win in the 120th Preakness.The chestnut colt, called the "Big Red Train" by Thunder Gulch jockey...
  • Bayou-tiful win

    Bayou-tiful win
    Prairie Bayou escaped a near brush with disaster yesterday and won the first Preakness Stakes in modern times in which a horse suffered a fatal injury. The death of Union City, who had to be humanely destroyed after fracturing sesamoid bones in his...