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  • Preakness notes: Trainers stress the need for a national horse racing comissioner

    Preakness notes: Trainers stress the need for a national horse racing comissioner
    While Doug O’Neill has been able to enjoy everything Baltimore has to offer during the past week and a half, his time in town hasn’t been devoid of controversy. The trainer of Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another has been accused...
  • Rosie Napravnik hoping to follow in idol's path at Belmont

    Rosie Napravnik hoping to follow in idol's path at Belmont
    Rosie Napravnik became the first woman ever to win the Kentucky Oaks five weeks ago. Today, the former Hereford student who began her career in Maryland can become the second woman to win the Belmont – or any Triple Crown race, for that matter...
  • 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...
  • I'll Have Another gets first look at Triple Crown bid site

    I'll Have Another got a first look at the track where he will attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years at next month's Belmont Stakes. The colt has not trained since winning the Preakness on Saturday to add the second leg of the Triple...
  • Union Rags tracks down Paynter in final stretch to win Belmont Stakes

    Union Rags tracks down Paynter in final stretch to win Belmont Stakes
    Elmont, NY – Paynter stayed where he was, a few feet off the rail, charging toward the finish. Everyone whose heart had been broken by Union Rags before must have had the same thought: he's not going to squeeze through. But then, delivering upon...
  • This week in sports history in The Sun: May 20-26

    This week in sports history in The Sun:  May 20-26
    May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...
  • I'll Have Another gallops at Belmont after trainer O'Neill suspended ... and partially cleared

    I'll Have Another gallops at Belmont after trainer O'Neill suspended ... and partially cleared
    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another galloped over the track at Belmont on Friday for the first time, about 12 hours after news broke that the colt’s trainer had been suspended 45 days. Doug O’Neill is not in danger...
  • Can I'll Have Another win Triple Crown? Opinions are mixed

    Can I'll Have Another win Triple Crown? Opinions are mixed
    Only 30 horses have made it to the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown. Eleven have succeeded. This is whyI'll Have Another's quest to become the 12th at Belmont Park on June 9 will captivate a nation that long ago stopped paying...
  • Even without I'll Have Another, Belmont a strong TV draw in Baltimore

    Even without I'll Have Another, Belmont a strong TV draw in Baltimore
    Even without I'll Have Another going for the last leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes did OK in the ratings for NBC, drawing an overnight audience 13 percent larger than last year's and 74 percent above 2010. Saturday's telecast drew a 5.4 rating...