| May 8, 2013
| 11:56 AM
By now you've surely seen the video, below, of Tom Brady getting super, duper excited about Orb winning the Kentucky Derby. In it, he runs over to congratulate Ogden Phipps II, son of co-owner Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps. I'm not sure how they know each...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Nicole Stall boarded the first plane to Maryland she could catch when she heard of Benjamin Boniface's death last June.
She was there to grieve the death of a boy she had known since his birth.
But also to work. In the days after the 20-year-old's death...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:33 AM
The story of how thoroughbred racing and the rural communities of Harford County became intertwined is told in artifacts and pictures through January as part of an exhibit at the Hays-Heighe House on the campus of Harford Community College.
| May 14, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Company's coming to Pimlico Race Course.
For the throngs expected at Saturday's Preakness, the hospitality team at Pimlico Race Course is bringing in 7,000 pounds of crab meat and 3,000 pounds of aged tenderloin. Did someone remember to get ice? Yes:...
| 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,...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:14 PM
In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young horses will be monitored, poked and assessed down to the blood in their veins.
The horses set to race in the 138th...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Kentucky Derby winner Orb continues training toward Preakness from the track at Belmont Park.
He galloped a mile and a quarter Friday morning for trainer Shug McGaughey, who was happy with what he saw. Orb should arrive in Baltimore by Monday afternoon....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm.
"What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Security at Pimlico's historic Preakness barn will be heightened this year, a move that comes amid renewed concern about doping and horse safety in the sport.
All visitors, including veterinarians, who want to spend time with horses scheduled to run in...
| May 1, 2013
From The Aegis dated May 5, 1988:
Horse racing fans everywhere had their eyes on the Kentucky Derby 25 years ago this week, but probably nowhere in Harford County more so than at Country Life Farm in Bel Air.
One of Country Life's top mares, Light of...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:01 PM
On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes.
The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:50 PM
The Kentucky Derby, arriving seasonally as the mint is springing up, provides an excellent occasion for preparing and savoring a mint julep. So I offer you my recipe again this year. Do keep in mind that the julep is not some genteel lady's drink but a...