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  • Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland

    Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland
    Et cetera Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland Apprentice rider Michael Ritvo guided Winter Lady to victory in the eighth race at Laurel Park on Friday on his first Maryland mount. Ritvo, 20, who moved his tack from...
  • Laurel Lions Club marks half-century of leather and chrome

    Laurel Lions Club marks half-century of leather and chrome
    A landscape of metal and noise will stream onto the Laurel Municipal Center's parking lots on Saturday morning, accompanied by a moon bounce, face painting and race car simulator for kids; festival food; and colorful local vendors. For the 50th year...
  • Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners at Laurel Park

    Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners Legendary enjoyed a clean stalking trip, picking off the leaders straightening for home and drawing off to win the grassy, $100,000 Japan Racing Association Stakes, the final of four stakes on...
  • As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming

    As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming
    Sparse crowds greeted Friday's opening day meet for the live horse racing season at Laurel Park. The glass-enclosed grandstand, with aging yellow and orange stadium-style seats, was hot and nearly deserted. A smattering of fans watched races from a patio...
  • Maryland, UMBC tie in men's soccer, 0-0; McDaniel wins in football, 34-31

    Colleges Maryland, UMBC tie in men's soccer, 0-0; McDaniel wins in football, 34-31 No. 10 Maryland and No. 14 UMBC played to a 0-0 draw in men's soccer Friday night in College Park in front of an announced 7,284 — the fourth-largest crowd in...
  • A 'people's church,' Resurrection of Our Lord celebrates 50 years

    A 'people's church,' Resurrection of Our Lord celebrates 50 years
    A church that grew up with Maryland City will celebrate its golden anniversary in a big way on Sept. 20. Parishioners and clergy at Resurrection of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church have planned an afternoon Mass followed by a semiformal gala at Laurel...
  • Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday

    Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday
    Defending Maryland Million Classic winner Eighttofasttocatch will make his season debut Saturday at Laurel Park. Trainer Tim Keefe has cross-entered his gelding in the $100,000 Dave's Friend Stakes and $100,000 Japan Racing Association Stakes, two of four...
  • Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; Drunken Love heavy favorite

    Et cetera Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; 'Love' heavy favorite Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks for the first-time since early June as the 65-day Laurel Park fall meeting begins Friday. Admission and programs are free on opening day....
  • State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day

    State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day
    Horse racing State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
  • 10 stakes races added to Laurel Park fall schedule

    The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept....
  • Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]

    Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]
    Our community reaches another milestone as Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of the church's establishment. Fifty years ago, there were 90 Catholic families in the Maryland City area. Representatives met in a...
  • Dale Austin, longtime Sun racing reporter, dies

    Dale Austin, longtime Sun racing reporter, dies
    Dale Austin, a retired Baltimore Sun reporter whose coverage of Maryland horse racing spanned a half-century and took him on assignments as far away as England, died in his sleep Friday at his Bayside Beach home. He was 81. His wife of 38 years, the...