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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...
  • 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...
  • Eighttofasttocatch gives the Hefts their first champion

    Eighttofasttocatch gives the Hefts their first champion
    Eighttofasttocatch was just that Saturday at Laurel Park, as he ignored the rain, mud and closinghorses to win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic and set off a joyous celebration in the winner's circle. Owned by Arnold Heft and his wife Sylvia,...
  • 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-...
  • How the horses of the Preakness get their names

    How the horses of the Preakness get their names
    Secretariat. Man O' War. Citation. Maybe, if he manages to win a couple more races in the next few weeks, Animal Kingdom. These are the names of some of the greatest thoroughbreds ever, horses that ran to glory on tracks like Pimlico, Churchill Downs and...
  • 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...
  • Maryland business helps top jockeys see their way clear

    Maryland business helps top jockeys see their way clear
    Not a lot has changed in the jockey goggle business since 1947, when Israel Kroop first stitched trim around a molded sheet of plastic, added two brass vents from a mattress, and attached a strip of elastic. Kroop's design — a made-in-Maryland...
  • First Fridays participation expands in Havre de Grace, as Harford liquor board approves event licenses

    The Harford County Liquor Control Board recently approved several outside event and one-day licenses for local businesses holding upcoming events, including restaurants in Havre de Grace, who want to get in on the city's First Fridays action. Laurrapin...