| May 18, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Maryland-based jockey Mario Pino says he once heard that the great race rider Laffit Pincay would wear his underwear inside out. For luck.
Ramon Dominguez, Eclipse Award-winning jockey the last two years, likes to have Perrier water and animal crackers...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Ralph Hicks and Joe Masterson, of Bardstown, Ky., are going for the Triple Crown this year.
The two traveled 30 miles south of their hometown to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. They're here attending their first Preakness today, and...
| 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 6, 2012
| 9:49 AM
In his bid to win horse racing's elusive Triple Crown, I'll Have Another today was named a 4-5 favorite for Saturday's Belmont Stakes.
Immediately after the No. 11 post position and odds were announced, I'll Have Another's connections tweeted, "We drew...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Kentucky Derby winnerAnimal Kingdom has a small fracture in the cannon bone in his left back leg and will be out of action for at least several weeks while doctors monitor his condition.
The colt, who is conditioned by Maryland trainer Graham Motion...
| 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...