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  • Towson-area artisans to display their creations at Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

    Towson-area artisans to display their creations at Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
    Devin Mack was in a figurative drawing class at Ithaca College more than a decade ago when his professor handed him a roll of wire and said, "Here, make a figurative drawing out of this." Mack, who was studying cinema and photography at the school, made...
  • Bel Air's Country Life Farm shoots for another 'Moon'

    Bel Air's Country Life Farm shoots for another 'Moon'
    Gambling on horses isn't only confined to the mutuel windows at the race track or to a TwinSpires or TVG online account. Before any thoroughbred even stands in its birthing stall, considerable study and financial investment will have gone into the...
  • Mount St. Joe grad Larry Collmus named race caller at Churchill Downs

    Mount St. Joe grad Larry Collmus named race caller at Churchill Downs
    Larry Collmus, a 1984 Mount St. Joseph graduate, has been named race caller for Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, beginning with opening night of the season on April 26. The Derby is May 3. The 47-year-old Collmus, who started calling races...
  • Time to stop horsing around [Editorial]

    Disturbing though it has been that the windfall of tax revenue from the legalization of casino gambling in Maryland has failed to prevent increases in the sales tax rate and the tax on gasoline, some consolation can be found in Maryland's thoroughbred...
  • The $5 million buzz on 'The Manor'

    The $5 million buzz on 'The Manor'
    Harford Hill Farm, an iconic estate in the Fallston/Monkton steeplechase country of western Harford County, is for sale – part of it, anyway. About 57 acres of the 247-acre estate, at 2501 Pocock Road, including the iconic two-story, Georgian...
  • Extrasexyhippzster strolls to victory in Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel

    Extrasexyhippzster strolls to victory in Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel
    Kirwan Equine Group, LLC & Ed Hipps’ Extrasexyhippzster waited behind traffic, pounded through an opening when the field straightened for home and pulled away to an impressive score in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year olds, one of four...
  • May 2013: Sports champions, a new superintendent, a 200th anniversary

    May 2013: Sports champions, a new superintendent, a 200th anniversary
    Thanks to an agreement between Harford and Baltimore counties, the Joppa area trash transfer station plan was abandoned by Harford officials. Solid waste from Harford County would be taken to Eastern Sanitary Landfill near White Marsh. The original...
  • 2013 Kentucky Derby winner Orb retires to start stud career

    2013 Kentucky Derby winner Orb retires to start stud career
    The 3-year-old colt who inspired a summer fervor for Maryland horse racing by winning five straight races, including the 2013 Kentucky Derby, is entering retirement. Orb, owned by Baltimore native Stuart S. Janney III and home-bred at Phipps Stable,...
  • 2014 Preakness purse raised to $1.5M, Maryland Jockey Club announces

    2014 Preakness purse raised to $1.5M, Maryland Jockey Club announces
    The purse for the 2014 Preakness has increased from $1 million to $1.5 million, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. It’s the first increase of the Triple Crown race’s purse since 1998. The second jewel of the Triple Crown will be run...
  • Isaac Murphy Biographer to speak at Harford Community College

    Pellom McDaniels III, Ph.D. will speak at an Author Luncheon on Oct. 25 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Harford Community College's Chesapeake dining rooms. McDaniels' biography of Isaac Murphy, "The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy," was just...
  • Boyce ready to ride Eighttofasttocatch to Maryland Million win

    Boyce ready to ride Eighttofasttocatch to Maryland Million win
    Forest Boyce was not worried when she heard the results of the Maryland Million post-position draw, even though two of her seven entries drew the rail position. Eighttofasttocatch, the 2011 champion and this year's favorite in the marquee $150,000...
  • City officials have day at the races for running of Laurel Stakes

    City officials have day at the races for running of Laurel Stakes
    Mayor Craig Moe didn't look like he was betting with both fists Saturday at Laurel Park, but he didn't exactly come off as a wide-eyed neophyte either as the city of Laurel teamed with the track for a feel-good cross-promotional event. Inside a former...