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  • Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture

    Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture
    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....
  • One final run for Animal Kingdom

    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...
  • Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes

    Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes
    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...
  • Odds are, Kentucky Derby will remain unpredictable

    Odds are, Kentucky Derby will remain unpredictable
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mine That Bird spent the week tucked away in the Kentucky Derby Museum, not far from the track at Churchill Downs and the throngs wondering who will win the 139th run for the roses. The 2009 Derby winner seems to enjoy when...
  • NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium

    NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium
    A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material. The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
  • Wedded: Ashley Valis and Jim Gillis

    Wedded: Ashley Valis and Jim Gillis
    Wedding date: May 4, 2013 Her story: Ashley Valis, 31, grew up in Baltimore. She is the assistant chief of staff for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Her mother, Beth Russell, is a director of marketing and sales, and her father, Jim Valis, is a sales director....
  • Orb captures 139th Kentucky Derby

    Orb captures 139th Kentucky Derby
    Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey is a man who looks like the embodiment of the nickname that is all anybody calls him by. Short and unassuming, he said this week he made an effort to enjoy the run-up to the Kentucky Derby, a race he has, like any...
  • 'A day for the ages,' as Orb rises to a dominating Kentucky Derby win

    'A day for the ages,' as Orb rises to a dominating Kentucky Derby win
    "Amazing! A day for the ages," was the way Mike Pons put it about an hour after Orb, the son of the onetime Harford County based stallion Malibu Moon, stayed off a blistering early pace and out of trouble on a sloppy track and then blew away the rest of...
  • Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont

    Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont
    After her two previous mounts pulled out of the Belmont Stakes, jockey Rosie Napravnik will ride trainer Todd Pletcher's filly Unlimited Budget in attempt to make history Saturday. A win would make Napravnik the second woman to win a Triple Crown race,...
  • The spirit of the Kentucky Derby lands at Pimlico for the day

    The spirit of the Kentucky Derby lands at Pimlico for the day
    The racing gods obviously got their signals crossed, choosing to grace Pimlico with a glorious afternoon to enjoy the first jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday while the 19 horses in the Kentucky Derby slogged through the mud at Churchill Downs. So...
  • Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch

    Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch
    Kudos to The Sun for the abundant coverage of horse racing during the lead up to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. It's been a lot of years since The Sun has provided that level of coverage. While the number of stories has been high, the quality of the...
  • Ore Pass headed to Gotham Stakes in search of Kentucky Derby points

    Ore Pass headed to Gotham Stakes in search of Kentucky Derby points
    Horses chasing a spot in the Kentucky Derby this year must, for the first time, compile points (instead of graded earnings) by finishing in the top four in a series of races chosen by the staff at Churchill Downs. The revised qualification rules are...