| May 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
An eighth Preakness starter has been named, and he will bring jockey Rosie Napravnik back to the state where her career began to ride for the first time in its premier race.
Mylute, fifth at the Kentucky Derby, will run in the 138th Preakness on...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:08 AM
The new points system for qualifying horses for the Kentucky Derby appears to have served its purpose. The race is full of horses with the preferred pedigree and running style to handle the distance. While this has served to restore some purity to the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The world of sport is one of upsets, results that defy logic: N.C. State beating Houston for the NCAA basketball title in 1983 or Villanova over Georgetown two years later, Larry Owings over Dan Gable in college wrestling in 1970, the 1980 Miracle on Ice,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Security at Pimlico's historic Preakness barn will be heightened this year, a move that comes amid renewed concern about doping and horse safety in the sport.
All visitors, including veterinarians, who want to spend time with horses scheduled to run in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Just about 11 months ago, shortly after the 2012 Kentucky Derby had concluded, Mike Pons, who along with his brother Josh owns and runs Bel Air's Country Life Farm, explained that in the business of thoroughbred breeding, having the offspring of one of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year.
Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:16 PM
John Velazquez's run of misfortune began when he broke a rib and his right wrist during a tumble at Aqueduct Racetrack in April.
When the 41-year-old jockey returned for the Kentucky Derby, it was not aboard the victorious Orb — the horse he had...
| May 19, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Tear it down. Fix it up. Keep it here. Move it there.
Many at Pimlico Race Course Saturday, from celebrated trainers to $2 bettors, offered thoughts of what to do with Old Hilltop, the methuselan home of the 138th Preakness Stakes.
The Maryland Jockey...
| May 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Orb's path to the finish line in the second leg of the Triple Crown remains uncrowded.
Normandy Invasion, the fourth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, dropped from contention for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness on Sunday.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:56 PM
The title of Teacher of the Year for Harford County was given to Christina O'Neill, Bel Air Middle School language arts teacher. O'Neill was chosen from the more than 3,200 teachers in the county.
Election Day for the Harford County presidential primary...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Orb’s reputation began growing at Churchill Downs the Monday before the Kentucky Derby, when the colt breezed four furlongs in 47.80. The run looked effortless and made Orb the talk of Louisville – and the morning-line favorite.
| May 13, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner who will be the favorite to win Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness, rarely enters his stall until he has had time to graze.
On Monday afternoon, the strapping colt co-owned by Baltimore County resident Stuart...