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  • Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012

    Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012
    The owner of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached a tentative agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the...
  • King and Crusader wins Md. Juvenile

    King and Crusader made his first foray into his native state a winning one when he upset eight other Maryland-bred 2-year-olds in the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship on Saturday's closing-day card at Laurel Park. Rick Dutrow trains the son of Lion...
  • Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule

    Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help support the day-to-day operations of the tracks next year. The move is part of the Maryland Jockey Club's deal with the Maryland...
  • Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012

    Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year. The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
  • Racing enters the home stretch

    Racing enters the home stretch
    The pendulum for Maryland horse racing has swung again, and Maryland Jockey Club owner Frank Stronach has agreed to a full schedule of live racing for 2012, provided the horsemen and state pony up millions in subsidies to cover losses at the track. This...
  • Md. thoroughbred trainer leaps into past with show jumping competition

    Md. thoroughbred trainer leaps into past with show jumping competition
    A growing number of thoroughbreds are being groomed for new roles following their days on the race track, including assignments as fox hunters, riding horses, pets and show jumpers. Maryland thoroughbred trainer Rodney Jenkins points to the...
  • Owner of King and Crusader files protest against Laurel Park

    Owner of King and Crusader files protest against Laurel Park
    The owner of King and Crusader, the Rick Dutrow-trained horse that was disqualified last week after winning the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile, has appealed and filed a protest with the Maryland Racing Commission. "All they wanted to do at the stewards'...
  • Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms

    Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms
    Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies. For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
  • Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group

    Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group
    Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show. Firms making large gifts to the...
  • Local horse trainer Dale Capuano closing in on 3,000 wins

    Local horse trainer Dale Capuano closing in on 3,000 wins
    It's only a matter of time before Maryland horse trainer Dale Capuano steps into the 3,000 wins club, a rarefied group that includes only 25 others in the history of North American racing. Capuano, 49, who has been training here for 31 years, is only two...
  • Lacie Slew wins Maryland Racing Media Stakes

    Lacie Slew rallied from next-to-last to win the $100,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes, the Saturday feature at Laurel Park. Sent to post as the second choice in the field of five fillies and mares, Lacie Slew carried Joe Rocco Jr. to a one-length victory...
  • At 81, trainer Eddie Gaudet putting his stable in the hands of wife and daughter

    At 81, trainer Eddie Gaudet putting his stable in the hands of wife and daughter
    On the wall of Eddie Gaudet's office is a photo of him as a jockey sitting atop a winner in Florida in the 1950s. Tucked in among dozens of snapshots and 8-by-10s spread over three walls, is another from 1966 showing Gaudet as the winning trainer at Bowie...