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Big Brown

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  • Big Brown romps to win, bears down on Triple Crown

    Big Brown romps to win, bears down on Triple Crown
    Jockey Kent Desormeaux took what he called an "armchair" ride on Big Brown yesterday, easing his way down the front stretch at Pimlico Race Course to a memorable Preakness victory that will send him on a historic journey. Just 1 minute, 54.80 seconds...
  • Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring

    Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring
    Singer, bassist and all-around rock oddball Les Claypool will bring his mind-bending trio, Primus, back to Hampton Roads this spring. The band, which produced albums including "Sailing the Seas of Cheese," and "Pork Soda," back in the 1990s, will play...
  • All around the campfire with Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

    All around the campfire with Les Claypool's Duo de Twang
    The last time Les Claypool was here, the maniacal Primus bass player spent several days on the water between Aventura and Pompano Beach shooting scenes for a TV fishing-show project with friend Mickey Melchiondo (more famously known as indie rocker Dean...
  • Stakes are highest for Orb in Preakness

    Stakes are highest for Orb in Preakness
    BALTIMORE — Horse racing's Preakness is a place of history and a bubble of hope. If you come here with a Kentucky Derby victory under your belt, as trainer Shug McGaughey and Orb have, you have little time to appreciate that history. You are...
  • "I'll Have Another" noquea a Pacquiao

    Este sábado 9 será un gran día para los amantes genuinos del deporte —los de la vieja escuela como yo— y no necesariamente por la pelea que disputarán en Las Vegas, el congresista y músico filipino Manny Pacquiao y el invicto estadounidense...
  • I'll Have Another Scratched From Belmont; Will be Retired

    I'll Have Another Scratched From Belmont; Will be Retired
    BELMONT, New York -- I'll Have Another, the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is out of Saturday's Belmont Stakes because of a leg injury and has been retired from racing, his team said. Trainer Doug O'Neill said the 3-year-old...
  • Favorite To Win 'I'll Have Another' Pulled From Belmont Stakes

    Favorite To Win 'I'll Have Another' Pulled From Belmont Stakes
    I'll Have Another, the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is out of Saturday's Belmont Stakes, a spokesman for the horse's trainer said Friday. Trainer Doug O'Neill announced on "The Dan Patrick Show," a sports talk program,...
  • Triple Crown Near-Misses

    Triple Crown Near-Misses
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - There have been 19 horses that have failed to win the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown, after winning the first two legs, the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. Here is a brief look at their near-misses....
  • Union Rags Wins the 144th Belmont Stakes

    Union Rags Wins the 144th Belmont Stakes
    Elmont, New York -- Union Rags won the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, one day after the winner of the first two legs of horse racing's fabled Triple Crown dropped out due to an injury. Paynter led for much of the race, but ended up in...
  • Niles' Batton returns to agency he helped launch

    NILES -- Back to the future. At least that's how Tim Batton describes his return to the Ferry Street Resource Center, the nonprofit referral and social services agency he helped jump-start seven years ago. It's an apt description. Batton, 57, was...
  • Who would win a race of the last 20 Kentucky Derby winners? [Video]

     
    Horse Racing Simulation, the most recognized name in virtual racing, along with the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn., recently released a video of their simulation featuring the last 20 Kentucky Derby winners. The field includes: Smarty Jones -- the...
  • Question of the day: Who will win the Preakness?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to leave a comment and tell them why they are wrong. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times The smart thing when handicapping the Kentucky......