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  • 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...
  • Coffee Companion -- 5/23: What they're saying about Preakness

    Coffee Companion -- 5/23: What they're saying about Preakness
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back: Vladimir...
  • William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies

    William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies
    William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80. "He was a self-made man who had an...
  • Preakness cocktail recipes from B&O American Brasserie, Idle Hour, Sloop Betty, and others

    The Black-Eyed Susan has been the official cocktail of the Preakness Stakes since time immemorial. At least since the 1950s, estimates Pimlico Race Track historian Joe Kelly. The cocktail has been re-invented over the years, but not enough to satisfy...
  • Running strong?

    Football will be the talk of the town this weekend when it comes to sports, but horse racing might make for an interesting sidebar during the halftime break of the Ravens game. Earlier this week, at a dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., a horse named...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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"......
  • 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......
  • This, that and the other

     
    A moment of silence for former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Dwight White, part of the Steel Curtain defense of the ‘70s and winner of four Super Bowls, who died yesterday following “complications” from back surgery.If I'm part...