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  • Harford's William Boniface honored for equestrian writing

    Harford's William Boniface honored for equestrian writing
    The Boniface family will be forever synonymous with the horse industry in Maryland. The family farm, Bonita, located in Darlington, has bred, trained and raced thoroughbred horses at tracks in Maryland and across the country for decades. But one of...
  • City of Laurel Stakes, Salute to Troops Nov. 9 at Laurel Park

    City of Laurel Stakes, Salute to Troops Nov. 9 at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park is offering free admission to city of Laurel residents and military members as part of a combined celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9. The day includes the running of the City of Laurel Stakes and a Salute the Troops celebration of U.S. military...
  • City officials have day at the races for running of Laurel Stakes

    City officials have day at the races for running of Laurel Stakes
    Mayor Craig Moe didn't look like he was betting with both fists Saturday at Laurel Park, but he didn't exactly come off as a wide-eyed neophyte either as the city of Laurel teamed with the track for a feel-good cross-promotional event. Inside a former...
  • Kevin Krigger could ride into Preakness history as black jockey

    Kevin Krigger could ride into Preakness history as black jockey
    The day after riding in the Kentucky Derby, Kevin Krigger packed his family and gear and headed for Pimlico Race Course — by way of Cincinnati. A woman there had captured his heart. She was Liliane Casey, 88, whose father, Jimmy Winkfield, was the...
  • Jockeying for position

    Jockeying for position
    Behind a door just off the paddock area of Pimlico Race Course, several jockeys are prepping for the day's races. They're handicapping the competition, comparing notes on horses and, in at least one case, going through a yoga sequence: reaching back to...
  • With Target Sighted, Campitelli optimistic for Maryland Million Turf

    With Target Sighted, Campitelli optimistic for Maryland Million Turf
    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...
  • Organizers declare the 138th Preakness a success

    The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success. A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
  • Charged Cotton wins All Brandy Stakes at Laurel Park

    Sagamore Farm's Charged Cotton left the starting gate as the 7-5 favorite and lived up to top billing with a rallying score in the $100,000 All Brandy Stakes for registered Maryland-bred fillies and mares at Laurel Park. The All Brandy was contested over...
  • Timonium: Grocer and celebrities pitch in to help 'bag' hunger

    Representatives from the Maryland Food Bank, the county executive's office, the Baltimore Blast and Towson University's Public Relations Student Society of America are scheduled to bag groceries in Timonium on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to help raise...
  • 1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32

    1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32
    John Scheinman and filmmaker Jeff Krulik traveled to Bonita one April afternoon to catch up with Go for Gin and Deputed Testamony and visit with general manager Bill Boniface. Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes and oldest living...
  • Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino

    Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino
    Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland. Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
  • Maryland Jockey Club unveils new logo for Laurel Park

    The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled a new logo Wednesday for Laurel Park Race Course. "The abstract horse represents the future of racing-respecting where we have been and looking forward to where we are going," Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas...