| May 19, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Mike Smith appeared dazed in the moments after his horse, Bodemeister, was again beaten by Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another — this time by a neck in Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. The veteran jockey wore the frozen...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Before trainer Michael Matz can find out if Union Rags will get the clean trip he failed to get at the Kentucky Derby, the promising colt must hope for some luck with traffic.
Union Rags, like all of the horses set to run in the 144th Belmont on...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Here’s a look at what some media outlets are saying about I’ll Have Another and his shot at the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.
* Dick Jerardi of the Philadelphia Daily News says the speed numbers of Union Rags, who expected to...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Billy Turner will be in the stands at Belmont Park on Saturday, a shock of silver hair — and a slew of memories — tucked beneath his familiar Irish-peaked cap. At 72, he is the only living trainer of a Triple Crown champion.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:34 PM
When I'll Have Another narrowly dodged being clipped by a rider-less horse who had gotten loose on the Belmont Park track last week, he avoided the sort of complication nobody had been talking about.
Who could worry about something like that when there...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:16 AM
The absence of Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another opens up the 2012 Belmont Stakes from a wagering perspective. Dullahan and Union Rags are likely to be co-favorites, with Dullahan possibly taking slightly more wagering. The Union Rags...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:13 PM
As I'll Have Another ducked from his barn for an early 5:30 workout Friday, his connections could only hope what they'd seen the day before was an aberration.
They'd buried their deepest fear, only admitting hours later that, as owner J. Paul Reddam...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:59 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who came up lame in the days following the Belmont Stakes, has a slab fracture in his left hind leg that will require surgery. He will not race again this season, according to Team Valor CEO Barry Irwin and trainer...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:58 PM
William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80.
"He was a self-made man who had an...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:29 PM
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...