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  • Sports on TV

    SATURDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || Nationwide Aaron's 312 || ESPN3 || || MLB || Orioles@Angels || 454 || || Washington@Pittsburgh || 54 || || Dodgers@Giants || MLB9 || || C. base. || Maryland@Clemson || CSN, CSNP1 || || NBA play....
  • Preakness 2013 ticket sales up amid excitement over Orb

    Preakness 2013 ticket sales up amid excitement over Orb
    Ticket sales for the 138th Preakness Stakes are up nearly 10 percent over last year, with some fans excited that the winner of the Kentucky Derby has a connection to Maryland. Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas said Monday that ticket sales...
  • Odds are, Kentucky Derby will remain unpredictable

    Odds are, Kentucky Derby will remain unpredictable
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mine That Bird spent the week tucked away in the Kentucky Derby Museum, not far from the track at Churchill Downs and the throngs wondering who will win the 139th run for the roses. The 2009 Derby winner seems to enjoy when...
  • Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall

    Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall
    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...
  • Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan

    Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baltimore lawyer Frank Morgan helped swimmer Michael Phelps, then 16 years old, select Peter Carlisle as his agent. Phelps was years away from stardom, but Carlisle aggressively marketed his client, hoping to eventually elevate him...
  • Todd Pletcher's Princess of Sylmar wins Kentucky Oaks

    Todd Pletcher's Princess of Sylmar wins Kentucky Oaks
    Todd Pletcher's 38-1 long shot Princess of Sylmar won the $1 million Kentucky Oaks on Friday, giving the trainer a chance to become the first since Ben Jones in 1952 to win the top race for 3-year-old fillies and the Kentucky Derby in the same year....
  • Digest: Cerro holds on for win in Canonero II Stakes

    Pimlico Race Course Cerro holds on for win in Canonero II Stakes Odds-on favorite Cerro led to the far turn, allowed Dynamic Strike to move to his inside and battled that one the rest of the way to win the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds at...
  • Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont

    Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont
    After her two previous mounts pulled out of the Belmont Stakes, jockey Rosie Napravnik will ride trainer Todd Pletcher's filly Unlimited Budget in attempt to make history Saturday. A win would make Napravnik the second woman to win a Triple Crown race,...
  • Orb named Belmont favorite after drawing No. 5 post

    Orb named Belmont favorite after drawing No. 5 post
    What could have been a chance at the first Triple Crown in 35 years will instead come down to this for Baltimore County resident Stuart Janney III: a shot at redemption. Always measured, Janney avoids soaring rhetoric when discussing racing. He's been...
  • A primer for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby

    A primer for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby
    First things first: Grantland has a terrific look-back at Hunter S. Thompson's "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." I always start the Derby primer with a link to this story -- and by always, I mean I also did it last year -- and this adds...
  • Team Valor's Cerro favored in final stakes

    Pimlico Race Course Cerro, owned by Team Valor International, a partnership that includes Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his longtime coach, Bob Bowman, is the overwhelming favorite to win Pimlico Race Course's final stakes race of the spring...
  • Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch

    Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch
    Kudos to The Sun for the abundant coverage of horse racing during the lead up to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. It's been a lot of years since The Sun has provided that level of coverage. While the number of stories has been high, the quality of the...