| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Jockey Mario Pino, an Ellicott City resident who has spent most of his career in Maryland, is close to joining horse racing's top 10 all-time North American wins list.
Pino is just one win away from tying Hall of Fame rider Earlie Fires, who is currently...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:32 AM
In horse racing, like in baseball or in any sport, really, there are curses.
And one -- a newer one -- is that Tweeting horses lose.
Well, I'll Have Another, who just arrived in Maryland fresh off his Kentucky Derby win, is here to put the lie to that....
| May 7, 2012
| 5:27 PM
As Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another vanned out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport with a police escort Monday afternoon, he was greeted by local horse fans trying to make him feel instantly at home.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:26 AM
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:51 PM
John Scheinman and filmmaker Jeff Krulik traveled to Bonita one April afternoon to catch up with Go for Gin and Deputed Testamony and visit with general manager Bill Boniface.
Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes and oldest living...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:12 PM
If there is one television sportscaster to whom the adjective “legendary” can honestly be applied, it is Al Michaels, play-by-play announcer of NBC's “Sunday Night Football.” From almost two decades in the booth at ABC's “...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Veterinarians who examined Preakness winner I'll Have Another before and after the race at Pimlico Race Course said this week that he was healthy and that his medication regimen was not unusual.
The New York Times reported that the colt, who also won...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:51 PM
— As the draw for Preakness post positions came to an end Wednesday evening, Donna Peiffer's work was just beginning.
Into the night she worked, turning a dozen colorful cloths into identification badges that will help millions of racing fans...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:48 PM
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...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:01 PM
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...