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Preakness Stakes

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  • Organizers declare the 138th Preakness a success

    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...
  • ESPNews airing Good Counsel, Gilman football game in August

    Varsity football 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...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future

    Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future
    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...
  • Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing

    Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing
    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. Under the...
  • An unprecedented step for Md. racing

    An unprecedented step for Md. racing
    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...
  • Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash set for Saturday

    Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash set for Saturday
    Horse racing 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...
  • City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore

    City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month. "It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
  • Holman, several area women up for top Laxies

    Holman, several area women up for top Laxies
    Lacrosse Holman, several area women up for top Laxies Former North Carolina attackman Marcus Holman (Gilman) is a candidate for Division I Men's Player of the Year in Inside Lacrosse's annual Laxies awards. Voting is being conducted at laxies....
  • Harford Council President Boniface won't seek re-election

    Harford Council President Boniface won't seek re-election
    Citing family and other considerations, Harford County Council President Billy Boniface announced Tuesday he won't be a candidate for re-election next year. Boniface, who said he will serve the remainder of this term, issued a brief letter to the...
  • Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray

    Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray
    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,...
  • Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies

    Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies
    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...
  • Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]

    Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]
    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...