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  • Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray

    Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray
    Funeral services for E. Allen Murray Jr., a prominent Maryland thoroughbred horse breeder and owner and lifelong Harford County resident, will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, at Zellman Funeral Home in Havre de Grace at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Sunday,...
  • E. Allen Murray Jr., electrical engineer and horse breeder, dies at 80

    E. Allen Murray Jr., electrical engineer and horse breeder, dies at 80
    E. Allen Murray Jr., an electrical engineer and prominent thoroughbred horse breeder from Harford County, died on Aug. 13. He was 80. E. Allen Murray Jr., an electrical engineer and prominent thoroughbred horse breeder from Harford County, died Aug. 13....
  • Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies

    Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies
    Allen Murray, a Maryland horse breeder best known for bringing the stallion Our Emblem to Maryland and then selling him for $10 million in 2002, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his farm, family members said. He was 80. Murray owned and...
  • Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]

    Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]
    Better late than never is what I'll call this column. Back in mid-May, when I was spending a few days in Baltimore helping out with The Sun's coverage of the run-up to the Preakness, I completely overlooked another horse-related story with a strong...
  • Harford CC to host tribute to African-Americans in horse racing

    Harford CC to host tribute to African-Americans in horse racing
    The former Havre de Grace Racetrack, known as "The Graw," was the site of many spirited and historic horse races in its relatively short existence from 1912 to 1950. This October, the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will honor African-...
  • As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air

    As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air
    One of the half-brothers of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who finished a close up third in Saturday's Travers Stakes at Saratoga, has moved to Maryland in preparation for entering stallion duty at Country Life Farm in Bel Air. Freedom Child, runaway...
  • Edward Trail Mathias, banker

    Edward Trail Mathias, banker
    Edward Trail Mathias, a retired banker and longtime denizen of Bolton Hill, died June 17 from complications of a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 85. The son of Charles McCurdy Mathias, a lawyer, and Theresa Mcelfresh Trail...
  • Glenwood Leo Club can find a home for your used bike [West Friendship]

    Mitchell Feaga, a seventh-grader at Glenwood Middle School, loves bikes. The 12-year-old also realizes that for all kids a new bike isn't always a possibility. Joining in with the Glenwood Lions Club, as president of the Glenwood Leo Club, a junior...
  • Water Witch Fire Company honors volunteers at annual banquet [Port Deposit]

    The men and women of Water Witch Fire Company gathered for their annual awards banquet on April 20 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. The banquet was dedicated to Rev. George Hipkins, who has 60 years of service to the company! Company president Rich...
  • Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture

    Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture
    Itsmyluckyday, the 2013 Preakness runner-up who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanside, N.J., is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium....
  • One final run for Animal Kingdom

    Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will try to follow in Frankel's hallowed hoof-prints on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Frankel enjoyed an imperious 11-length triumph in the Queen Anne Stakes last year on his way to...
  • Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes

    Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes
    Animal Kingdom's bid to add a Royal Ascot victory to his Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup successes ended in disappointment when he finished unplaced in the Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday. Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and the first Run...