| May 4, 2012
| 5:58 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The red-headed girl who shocked Maryland horse racing with her daring debut in 2005 was coronated as an elite jockey Friday at Churchill Downs.
Rosie Napravnik won the Kentucky Oaks on Believe You Can. She is the first woman to...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Could the Preakness join the Super Bowl and the final round of the Masters as a member of the must-watch Sunday sports scene?
It's worth discussing a move from Saturday afternoon to raise the profile and the profits of the second leg of racing's Triple...
| May 21, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Dale Romans and his older brother Jerry were eating breakfast Saturday morning at their hotel in Cross Keys, trying to keep their mind off of the 136th running of the Preakness, when the two of them -- for reasons they can't quite explain -- started to...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Watching Monday's General George Handicap from New York, trainer Rick Dutrow had one word to sum up the results: "Beautiful."
"I loved it," Dutrow said by cell phone after his two runners — favorite Yawanna Twist and fourth choice This Ones for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Animal Kingdom's career is once again on hold.
Last year's Kentucky Derby winner came up lame -- with soreness in the same leg that required surgery last June -- during a training run in Florida according to his Maryland-based trainer, Graham Motion....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies.
For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show.
Firms making large gifts to the...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Lacie Slew rallied from next-to-last to win the $100,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes, the Saturday feature at Laurel Park.
Sent to post as the second choice in the field of five fillies and mares, Lacie Slew carried Joe Rocco Jr. to a one-length victory...
| Feb 17, 2008
Four-legged athletes are joining their two-legged counterparts as part of a congressional probe into steroids in sports.
The president of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association has agreed to testify in front of a House panel investigating the...
| Jan 29, 2009
| 4:22 PM
In today's Sun, we had a story reporting that Nicanor, a full-brother to Barbaro, will get his first career start on Saturday at Florida's Gulfstream Park. Frankly, no one knows how good this 3-year-old will be but the eighth race......
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees.
The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...