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  • 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...
  • I'll Have Another takes it easy Tuesday; team O'Neill, too

    I'll Have Another takes it easy Tuesday; team O'Neill, too
    You would never know the Preakness Stakes is just four days away. At Pimlico's Barn D, current base of trainer Doug O'Neill and his team of assistants and workers, Tuesday was as light as could be. A couple of guys set off in the van, only to run out...
  • Animal Kingdom to miss Dubai World Cup with soreness in injured leg

    Animal Kingdom to miss Dubai World Cup with soreness in injured leg
    Animal Kingdom's career is once again on hold. Last year's Kentucky Derby winner came up lame -- with soreness in the same leg that required surgery last June -- during a training run in Florida according to his Maryland-based trainer, Graham Motion....
  • The bloom is back on the rose for this bourbon

    I'm a wine guy. Ok; girl. Some would say that is a minor technicality. But not in the world of bourbon. You either swing one way or another. There's straight whiskey and there's blended whiskey. Yet, Four Roses has been both. It didn't have a choice....
  • Maryland horse racing has trouble holding its top riders

    Maryland horse racing has trouble holding its top riders
    In another time, Maryland was a hotbed for horse racing, its history rich and its purses comparable to other states. It was a place where jockeys could make a career and not have to contemplate leaving for New York or California. Since the late 1980s,...
  • The Pons brothers' Country Life Farm is thriving, thanks to a special horse

    The Pons brothers' Country Life Farm is thriving, thanks to a special horse
    If you were among the millions who turned on their television May 5 to watch the Kentucky Derby, or were one of the thousands lucky enough to be at Churchill Downs racetrack the previous day for the Kentucky Oaks, you would have seen two horses in the...
  • I'll Have Another running well as Preakness nears

    I'll Have Another running well as Preakness nears
    Doug O’Neill took a seat under a small awning, in front of cameras and reporters Wednesday morning. After a week and a half of passing time chatting with the few stragglers who came by his barn, it was time for the Kentucky Derby winning trainer...
  • At Preakness time, a new optimism

    At Preakness time, a new optimism
    The Preakness Stakes arrives at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday absent one of the event's hallowed traditions. Sure, there will be sundresses and hats, black-eyed Susans, drunken infield revelry and, in a recent addition to the bill, faux-mythological...