| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The former Havre de Grace Racetrack, known as "The Graw," was the site of many spirited and historic horse races in its relatively short existence from 1912 to 1950.
This October, the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will honor African-...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Funeral services for E. Allen Murray Jr., a prominent Maryland thoroughbred horse breeder and owner and lifelong Harford County resident, will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, at Zellman Funeral Home in Havre de Grace at 11 a.m.
Visitation will be Sunday,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:04 AM
E. Allen Murray Jr., an electrical engineer and prominent thoroughbred horse breeder from Harford County, died on Aug. 13. He was 80.
E. Allen Murray Jr., an electrical engineer and prominent thoroughbred horse breeder from Harford County, died Aug. 13....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Better late than never is what I'll call this column.
Back in mid-May, when I was spending a few days in Baltimore helping out with The Sun's coverage of the run-up to the Preakness, I completely overlooked another horse-related story with a strong...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Edward Trail Mathias, a retired banker and longtime denizen of Bolton Hill, died June 17 from complications of a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 85.
The son of Charles McCurdy Mathias, a lawyer, and Theresa Mcelfresh Trail...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mitchell Feaga, a seventh-grader at Glenwood Middle School, loves bikes. The 12-year-old also realizes that for all kids a new bike isn't always a possibility.
Joining in with the Glenwood Lions Club, as president of the Glenwood Leo Club, a junior...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:33 AM
The men and women of Water Witch Fire Company gathered for their annual awards banquet on April 20 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. The banquet was dedicated to Rev. George Hipkins, who has 60 years of service to the company!
Company president Rich...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Itsmyluckyday, the 2013 Preakness runner-up who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanside, N.J., is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will try to follow in Frankel's hallowed hoof-prints on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday.
Frankel enjoyed an imperious 11-length triumph in the Queen Anne Stakes last year on his way to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Animal Kingdom's bid to add a Royal Ascot victory to his Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup successes ended in disappointment when he finished unplaced in the Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday.
Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and the first Run...
| 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,...