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  • Horse trainer Small, Breeders' Cup Classic winner, dies at 68

    Horse trainer Small, Breeders' Cup Classic winner, dies at 68
    Prominent Maryland trainer Richard "Dickie" Small, who conditioned 1994 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Concern, died late Friday night after a battle with cancer. He was 68. Born in Baltimore on December 2, 1945, Small attended Gilman, played...
  • Thomas leads No. 9 Terps women past Miami, 67-52

    Thomas leads No. 9 Terps women past Miami, 67-52
    Alyssa Thomas scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds to help No. 9 Maryland (20-4, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) cruise to a 67-52 victory over host Miami (12-12, 4-7) on Thursday night. Freshman Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) had 11 points and five rebounds...
  • Mount St. Joe grad Larry Collmus named race caller at Churchill Downs

    Mount St. Joe grad Larry Collmus named race caller at Churchill Downs
    Larry Collmus, a 1984 Mount St. Joseph graduate, has been named race caller for Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, beginning with opening night of the season on April 26. The Derby is May 3. The 47-year-old Collmus, who started calling races...
  • No. 1 Terps clinch regular-season field hockey title

    College field hockey No. 1 Terps clinch regular-season title Top-ranked Maryland clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title Friday night with a 4-1 win over No. 5 Virginia in College Park. Sophomore Maxine Fluharty led the offense...
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  • Napravnik reflects on early days at Pimlico as she prepares for Preakness ride

    Napravnik reflects on early days at Pimlico as she prepares for Preakness ride
    Sitting in front of a microphone Friday morning, Rosie Napravnik fielded questions about her first race at Pimlico Race Course while donning a hat from her new sponsor, Snickers Bites. For the 25-year-old jockey, it was a fitting juxtaposition, as she's...
  • Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?

    Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?
    The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year. Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
  • Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing because of head injury

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing because of head injury
    Ramon Dominguez, who won 1,010 races in Maryland, has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18. The 36-year-old jockey announced his retirement through the New York Racing Association on Thursday...
  • Everything revolves around Orb

    Everything revolves around Orb
    The colt was a knucklehead, really. He had speed and endurance in his pedigree, but if you had polled his owners and his trainer a year ago, none would have predicted that he’d gallop in the same steps as his great-grandsire, 1977 Triple Crown...
  • Maryland's Janney shuns limelight, even with Derby favorite Orb

    Maryland's Janney shuns limelight, even with Derby favorite Orb
    When his first Kentucky Derby horse, Orb, was named the favorite Wednesday, Stuart S. Janney the III was not there to raise his hands triumphantly for the cameras. He won't be in Louisville at all in the days leading to the race. A short phone call with...
  • Colt with Harford connection is a favorite in Saturday's Kentucky Derby

    Colt with Harford connection is a favorite in Saturday's Kentucky Derby
    Unless you are a farmer or a you deliver morning newspapers, Bel Air's Mike Pons probably woke up earlier than you did on Thursday. Pons, joined by one of his brothers, a son and a nephew, rose before the sun and was on the road by 4:15 a.m., on his way...
  • Facing long odds, Kevin Plank hopes to run Heat Press in Preakness

    Facing long odds, Kevin Plank hopes to run Heat Press in Preakness
    When Heat Press last ran in Maryland, he finished third in a three-horse race. Yet his owner — the same man who managed to turn the idea of quick-drying fabric into an athletic apparel empire that brought in nearly $2 billion in revenue last...