| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:51 PM
Bold Affair quickly opened a lead on her way to an easy victory over filly and mare rivals in the $75,000 Conniver Stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park.
Owned by Charles Reed and Mike Zanella and trained by Howard Wolfendale, Bold Affair left the gate as...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:09 PM
Eighttofasttocatch had to work hard for it, but at the finish he was the repeat winner of the $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Stakes, the closing-day feature at Laurel Park.
Under guidance by the meeting's leading rider, Sheldon Russell, the son of...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:11 AM
Apprentice rider Sarah Rook, who missed nearly three months after breaking her left collarbone in a spill Jan. 5 at Laurel Park, made a triumphant return with a victory aboard Great Harbour ($7.20) in the seventh race on opening day of the spring meet...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable.
Laurel Park and Pimlico...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:37 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid 60s. Some clouds will be moving in tonight, with a low temperature in the upper 40s.
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| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Kegasus made its/his first promotional appearance at Pimlico Race Track Friday since it was announced the tweeting, beer-swilling centaur would return as the Infield's mascot.
His new sidekick Unicarl also made an appearance.
It was a nice bit of...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Reigning Maryland-bred Horse of the Year Ben's Cat captured his 10th stakes victory Saturday in the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
Ben's Cat, with Horacio Karamanos aboard, beat Steady Warrior by a neck in 57.26 seconds, winning the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:21 PM
The Boniface family of Bonita Farm in Darlington has been through a lot this year.
Benjamin Boniface, 20, died when he lost control of his pickup truck on the private farm lane early one morning in June after "he failed to negotiate a curve," according...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:03 PM
With a sizable106 horses signed up to run in its 11 races, the 27th Jim McKay Maryland Million on Saturday at Laurel Park dodged a bullet considering the decline in the state's foal crop the past several years.
Racing not only suffered in Maryland in the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:22 PM
What do you call a horse who stops and sights his target — the racetrack — before a workout?
Target Sighted, of course. And to exercise rider Molly Moran, who arrives early to wait with the horse for the Laurel Park track to open for training...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:40 PM
There was no surprise and little wonder for trainer King Leatherbury, when his nearly machine-like 6-year-old gelding Ben's Cat won yet again Saturday on Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park.
Victory has become expected.
At age 79, with 6,349 career...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Venus Theatre owner Deb Randall has done it again with another insightful and entertaining production, "Devil Dog Six," that she not only directs and produces but stars in as well. Randall and five other actors play numerous roles in the show, from...