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  • Preakness field could include top six Kentucky Derby finishers

    Preakness field could include top six Kentucky Derby finishers
    I'll Have Another's path to the Triple Crown will be crowded. His competition at the Preakness, the second leg, could include the five horses who followed him across the line at the Kentucky Derby. That hasn't happened since 1958. In fact, the last...
  • I'll Have Another trainer Doug O'Neill reaches Baltimore to prepare for Preakness

    I'll Have Another trainer Doug O'Neill reaches Baltimore to prepare for Preakness
    Doug O'Neill caught the red eye out of Southern California on Wednesday night, boarding a plane that would offer him a few moments of peace. Not that the trainer of Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another has wilted under the scrutiny of sudden...
  • Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank hopes to start horse in Preakness for first time

    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank hopes to start horse in Preakness for first time
    Kevin Plank can't help himself. The Under Armour CEO might know, in his heart of hearts, that his horse is a long shot against the world's finest 3-year-old thoroughbreds. His farm manager, Tom Mullikin, describes the dark bay colt as more "grinder" than...
  • Preakness benefits from slots largesse

    Preakness benefits from slots largesse
    Over the past year, slots money has injected energy into Maryland horse racing. Revenue from the state's two casinos has bolstered purses, helping attract better horses and create more competitive races. The Preakness also is benefiting. Some of the...
  • Column: What could have been had The Graw stayed open

    It's Armed Forces Day dear readers. Saturday is also the running of the 137th Preakness, part of the Triple Crown. After the Kentucky Derby, now Maryland gets to shine. Lots of hoopla and black-eyed Susans will be the fare at the Pimlico Racetrack....
  • Motion, Matz and the calm (or chaos) before the Preakness storm

    Motion, Matz and the calm (or chaos) before the Preakness storm
    A steady, cool wind swept across the track at the Fair Hill Training Center Friday as two trainers prepared colts to run in next Saturday’s 137th Preakness. Went the Day Well, the fourth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby trained by Graham...
  • Baltimore celebs Tweet Mother's Day love

    Baltimore celebs Tweet Mother's Day love
    On Mother's Day, local celebrities include Baltimore Ravens, politicians and others didn't miss a chance to Tweet their love to their own mothers and all the others -- at least those following them on Twitter. Here are just a few of the messages for...
  • Preakness entrant Went the Day Well another one of Graham Motion's success stories

    Preakness entrant Went the Day Well another one of Graham Motion's success stories
    His day-to-day work has not changed. The routine for Graham Motion is no different now than it was in the early 1990s, when he first became a thoroughbred trainer. "We send them out there, see how they are doing, take what we can from what we see and...
  • I'll Have Another gallops at Pimlico in advance of Preakness

    I'll Have Another gallops at Pimlico in advance of Preakness
    Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another took an unconventional approach to the second leg of the Triple Crown by arriving at Pimlico just two days after his win at Churchill Downs. Seeking his fourth win in as many races this year, the colt...
  • Another shot for Bodemeister: Kentucky Derby runner-up will race in Preakness

    Another shot for Bodemeister: Kentucky Derby runner-up will race in Preakness
    Standing outside his barn at Churchill Downs the day after the Kentucky Derby, Bob Baffert was coy when discussing his horse Bodemeister. The question came time and again, phrased a bit differently in hopes that Baffert would let the truth tumble from...
  • I'll Have Another sticking with winning regimen

    I'll Have Another sticking with winning regimen
    Although he got an earlier start than normal Monday morning, Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another stuck to a similar training routine in preparation for Saturday's 137th Preakness Stakes. The three-year-old colt galloped about six to eight furlongs...
  • Preakness parties gallop across state lines

    Preakness parties gallop across state lines
    The Preakness is, let's face it, the dark horse on the nation's party planning circuit. After all, the second leg of the Triple Crown is squeezed between its more challenging and prestigious cousins, the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. And, it's...