| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Twenty-seven horses at the Bowie Training Center have been isolated after a filly became sick and had to be euthanized Saturday, according to the Maryland Jockey Club.
It was suspected that the horse might have equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), but the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:31 AM
Capitals to host 2015 NHL Winter Classic
Four years after the Capitals first took part in the NHL's marquee outdoor game, the Winter Classic will come to Washington. Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis will announce this morning that the team will...
| Sep 20, 2013
Sheer Drama sets track record on opening day
After a 14-week break, live racing returned to the major Maryland tracks with the opening of the Laurel Park fall meeting. "It is good to be back home," said Laurel Park-based trainer John...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:24 PM
When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000.
It was far from...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:16 AM
De Francis is Saturday; Laurel opens today
Nine sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. The track's fall meeting begins...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Maryland Racing Commission took an important step this week agreeing to join other Eastern states in a set of regulations for the amounts and kinds of medications that can be used at the track. But there is still more that needs to be done to ensure...
| Sep 12, 2013
Carr offered contract by pro team in China
This summer saw former Patterson star Aquille Carr get his first taste of basketball overseas by taking part in the Legends Tour during the month of June. Playing alongside the likes of former...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Paul H. Trattner, a retired Baltimore public schools art educator and webmaster who was also a noted prestidigitator and popular Santa Claus, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at his Coldspring Newtown home. He was 70.
"Paul was a kind, gentle person who was...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Consistent Boston finishes third in ARCA race in Illinois
Baltimore County driver Justin Boston took third in Monday's Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, his seventh straight top-10 finish. "I was really just trying to...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The race car — what's left of it — sits in a yard in Middle River, a rusty hulk entombed by weeds. The engine's gone; the tires rotted.
"It ain't very pretty to look at," Pete Kantorsky, Jr. said of the 1937 Ford. But one man's junk is...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success.
A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Fall schedule will run Sept. 19 to Dec. 31
The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2013 Laurel Park fall schedule Tuesday after it was after it was approved by the Maryland Racing Commission at its monthly meeting. After a 14-week break,...