| May 18, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Race 1: Jockey Joel Rosario rode Aussi Austin to victory in the first of 13 races on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Bake Shop took second and Pretension finished third in the 1 1/16-mile dirt race. The winner finished in 1:45.23.
Bake Shop and...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
D. Wayne Lukas may seem to the public an unlikely candidate to be one of the most hands-on trainers working in horse racing today. He shows up on television — like Saturday, when his horse Oxbow cruised to a win in the 138th Preakness —...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:50 PM
A few low, indecipherable noises escaped from the table where Shug McGaughey, trainer of even-money Preakness favorite Orb, sat during the post-position draw Wednesday.
The horse had drawn the dreaded No. 1 gate, meaning eight horses will be closing...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The top local entrant for Friday's 89th running of the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico took one wrong step on Thursday and had to be scratched.
Walkwithapurpose, a Maryland-bred owned by Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, was expected to be one of the top...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:03 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Derby favorite Orb comes from one of the country’s oldest racing families, with ties to the greatest horses of the era.
The second choice, Verrazano, is a product of Todd Pletcher’s new-school empire; he’s...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Horse racing's center stage, the place where the industry's best jockeys and trainers reside, is getting crowded.
Ramon Dominguez, John Velazquez and current No. 1 jockey Javier Castellano may not be ready to exit stage left. Trainers Todd Pletcher,...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Varsity kicked off the 2012 Preakness with a win in a five-furlong run on Pimlico’s turf. He entered the race as the favorite at 7-5.
Agnostic, ridden by Maryland’s 2011 top jockey Sheldon Russell, finished second, while Night...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Betfair Hollywood Park had its last big day of racing Saturday, and Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer had a big day.
His 2-year-old, Shared Belief, owned in part by television personality Jim Rome, won the 33rd and final chapter of the CashCall...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Gulfstream gets serious again Saturday. Five days after the conclusion of its first summer season, the premier winter meet, the 75th anniversary season, breaks from the starting gate.
Opening day of what is billed as "the championship meeting" has always...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strong kick by Irish import Chriselliam was good enough to beat a bunched field and win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Friday at Santa Anita. The 2-year-old filly was content to be midpack until she entered the far turn and started to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The second race on the Breeders' Cup card at Santa Anita seemed a little like the first when jockey Mike Smith went two-for-two when he won the Juvenile Turf aboard Outstrip. Smith rallied the horse in deep stretch and went past Giovanni Boldini and a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The first race of the two-day Breeders' Cup card at Santa Anita was run at a little-raced distance but finished with a predictable outcome. Mike Smith guided London Bridge over the 1 3/4 miles to win his record 18th Breeders' Cup race.
A race that...