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  • A look at possible Kentucky Derby contenders as Triple Crown season nears

    A look at possible Kentucky Derby contenders as Triple Crown season nears
    With two weekends of key prep races to go, the Kentucky Derby field is still taking shape. At this time last week, Cairo Prince was a popular choice for Derby favorite. Now? He’s a horse who finished fourth in the Florida Derby and might not...
  • Thoroughbred racing resumes at Pimlico on Thursday

    Thoroughbred racing resumes at Pimlico on Thursday
    Thoroughbred racing will resume at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday afternoon with a nine-race card to kick off the track's 35-day spring meeting. The schedule will be highlighted by the 139th Preakness Stakes, with a richer purse of $1.5 million, up...
  • Bainbridge Museum hosts EdenWald group, seeks volunteers

    The Bainbridge Museum hosted a tour group from EdenWald Retirement Center on April 15. Thanks to museum volunteers Wayne Hill, Ramona Bunn and Alexander Winkowski Jr. for opening the museum on a Tuesday morning. For those who are interested in helping out...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies

    Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies
    Allen Murray, a Maryland horse breeder best known for bringing the stallion Our Emblem to Maryland and then selling him for $10 million in 2002, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his farm, family members said. He was 80. Murray owned and...