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  • Preakness hats an annual event for Ellicott City designer

    Preakness hats an annual event for Ellicott City designer
    Andy Warhol said we'll all get our 15 minutes of fame, but he didn't say those minutes had to be consecutive. For 69-year-old Sharon Garry, they come at the rate of about two per year and they come at the Preakness, Maryland's Day at the Races at Pimlico...
  • Editorial: Harford heritage

    As many eyes in the sports world focus on Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Saturday for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes, it's comforting to know Harford County still has a place in horse racing. Bel Air's Country Life Farm, as Dewey Fox...
  • Preakness notes: Record-breaker Rapid Redux will retire

    Preakness notes: Record-breaker Rapid Redux will retire
    After six months off to recover from the wear and tear of a North American record 22 straight victories, Rapid Redux will be retired next week to Kentucky Horse Park, his owner Robert Cole and trainer David Wells said. "He's perfect right now and we want...
  • Korman in 4 Corners: Who will win the Preakness on Saturday?

    Bodemeister will hang on Joseph Schwerdt Sun Sentinel Had the Kentucky Derby (at 1 1/4 miles) been the same length as the Preakness Stakes (1 3/16 miles), we might be talking about Bodemeister winning the Run for the Roses. But that last sixteenth of a...
  • Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage

    Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage
    Last year, 8.8 million viewers saw NBC’s coverage of the Preakness. That’s the kind of big-tent mass audience that makes the race one of Baltimore’s showcase events. And that doesn’t count the hundreds of thousands who will watch...
  • Preakness 2012 volleyball brings out Olympic-level competitors

    Preakness 2012 volleyball brings out Olympic-level competitors
    Twenty-seven-old Minju Kim from Seoul, South Korea, found the early races a big yawn, so she and her friend Jieun Yi of Philadelphia stopped by the volleyball field. "For me, it's not that interesting," Kim said. She is visitig Yi, who is originally from...
  • I'll Have Another trainer tells governor horse is 'gonna win' Preakness Stakes

    I'll Have Another trainer tells governor horse is 'gonna win' Preakness Stakes
    Gov. Martin O'Malley scored the behind-the-scene tour most Preakness fans wish for: an up-close look at the 11 horses in the Stakes Stables. Tom Chuckas, president of the Maryland Jockey Club, walked the governor around the barns, packed high with hay...
  • Dullahan's connections relish spoiler role

    Dullahan's connections relish spoiler role
    To hear the connections of Dullahan tell it, they'll have no less than the spirits of the sport's greatest runners pushing their horse in Saturday's Belmont. "It's our job," said Jerry Crawford, leader of the colt's Iowa-based ownership team, when...
  • Still no winner among Maryland trainers in Preakness

    Still no winner among Maryland trainers in Preakness
    As jockey Joe Bravo slid off Teeth of the Dog to talk to trainer Michael Matz after Saturday's Preakness, he was smiling. It might have seemed an odd expression for a jockey whose horse had just finished fifth. But Teeth of the Dog was the highest-...
  • Bodemeister stablemate Paynter set for Belmont

    Bodemeister stablemate Paynter set for Belmont
    Even when he's not here, they can't stop talking about Bodemeister. Gutsy runner-up to I'll Have Another at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, the colt was never in serious consideration for the Belmont. But his stablemate could finish what...
  • Desormeaux won't ride Dullahan at Belmont

    Desormeaux won't ride Dullahan at Belmont
    Kent Desormeaux will not ride Dullahan in the Belmont Stakes June 9, the Des Moines Register reported Monday. Javier Castellano, who leads all jockeys with $7.9 million in earnings this year, will replace the three-time Kentucky Derby winner. Desormeaux...
  • Maryland Jockey Club's Tom Chuckas 'couldn't be happier' about Preakness 2012

    Maryland Jockey Club's Tom Chuckas 'couldn't be happier' about Preakness 2012
    Two days after Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another's thrilling win over Bodemeister under sunny skies and in front of a packed house, Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas pronounced the 137th running of the Preakness a rousing success. "I...