| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Funeral services for E. Allen Murray Jr., a prominent Maryland thoroughbred horse breeder and owner and lifelong Harford County resident, will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, at Zellman Funeral Home in Havre de Grace at 11 a.m.
Visitation will be Sunday,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
One of the half-brothers of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who finished a close up third in Saturday's Travers Stakes at Saratoga, has moved to Maryland in preparation for entering stallion duty at Country Life Farm in Bel Air.
Freedom Child, runaway...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The former Havre de Grace Racetrack, known as "The Graw," was the site of many spirited and historic horse races in its relatively short existence from 1912 to 1950.
This October, the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will honor African-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Better late than never is what I'll call this column.
Back in mid-May, when I was spending a few days in Baltimore helping out with The Sun's coverage of the run-up to the Preakness, I completely overlooked another horse-related story with a strong...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Allen Murray, a Maryland horse breeder best known for bringing the stallion Our Emblem to Maryland and then selling him for $10 million in 2002, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his farm, family members said. He was 80.
Murray owned and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:48 PM
ESPN airing Good Counsel, Gilman game in August
When Good Counsel and Gilman play Aug. 23, the game will be nationally televised. The 8:30 p.m. game at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium will be broadcast on ESPNews. In the...
| Jul 20, 2013
Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:58 PM
Webster, Temple back; Maynor joins team
With the NBA's moratorium on free-agent signings and trades lifted Wednesday, the Washington Wizards announced three deals. They re-signed forward Martell Webster, signed point guard Eric Maynor and re-...
| 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 17, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...