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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing

    Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing
    Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state. With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
  • At Laurel Park, Rapid Redux wins 22nd consecutive race

    At Laurel Park, Rapid Redux wins 22nd consecutive race
    Rapid Redux started 2012 the way he finished last year — winning. The victory in the sixth race at Laurel Park Wednesday was the 22nd straight for the horse, who held off Awesome Rhythm. Rapid Redux paid $2.80 as the 2-5 betting favorite....
  • Owners, trainers lodge complaint against Dutrow

    Owners, trainers lodge complaint against Dutrow
    Maryland's horse racing stewards heard a protest Saturday morning from the connections of the second, third and fourth place finishers in the Dec. 17, $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship at Laurel Park against the race winner, King and Crusader,...
  • Dutrow's King and Crusader disqualified from Juvenile Championship

    Dutrow's King and Crusader disqualified from Juvenile Championship
    Maryland’s horse racing stewards have disqualified the Rick Dutrow-trained King and Crusader and from the Maryland Juvenile Championship and fined Dutrow $500, upholding the protest filed by the connections of the second-, third- and fourth-place...
  • Columbia Arts Council offering art camp through Aug. 19

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • Jockey club sets Laurel Park fall schedule with 27 stakes races

    Laurel Park will be host to 68 race days and 27 stakes races this fall after the Maryland Jockey Club reached agreement with the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association today. The schedule was approved by the...
  • Stronach in charge of Pimlico, Laurel Park

    The latest owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course says the Preakness is the key to turning around the state's horse racing industry. Greg Avioli, who heads The Stronach Group's racing business, told state regulators Friday that the second leg of...
  • Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park

    Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park
    Live horse racing is back after the Maryland Racing Commission approved racing dates for both the Timonium Fair Grounds race track and Laurel Park on Friday. Timonium will open for the Maryland State Fair meet Aug. 26, which will be the first live racing...
  • Maryland voters give OK to 15,000 slots

    Maryland voters give OK to 15,000 slots
    Marylanders voted overwhelmingly yesterday to legalize slot-machine gambling in the state after a rancorous campaign, dealing Gov. Martin O'Malley a ballot-box success and settling a debate over which politicians had deadlocked for years. The...
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