| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:19 PM
This spring's season at Pimlico includes attractions designed to renew long-fading interest in thoroughbred horse racing: live music, a wine festival, beer and bourbon tastings, tutorials on betting and special contests.
Get them to come once, the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Late bloomer Koh I Noor continues his quest for the $500,000 Pimlico Special in his stakes debut Saturday in the nine-furlong Harrison E. Johnson Memorial at Laurel Park.
Two-time defending champion Eighttofasttocatch, General George winner Javerre,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club announced Wednesday that Gabby Gaudet, a 22-year-old student at Towson University, will replace Frank Carulli as the Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park racing analyst after he leaves the company at the end of the Pimlico Race...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Long before there was a Patuxent Greens Golf Course or Stewart Towers high rise building, a mammoth oval race track occupied that area of land off Route 197, near Route 198. Horse racing at Laurel Park racetrack had been ongoing since 1911, but in 1924 an...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Funny Approval went to the front and never looked back, posting an upset victory in the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park on Saturday.
A maiden win and two allowance scores at Mountaineer Park over the off-going were the credentials...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Maryland's aggressive maneuvering to regain horse racing business lost to neighboring states moved forward Tuesday with a proposal to restructure purse allocations and divert more money to local horses.
A task force that has studied the state's ailing...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Apprentice rider Silvia Zapico broke five ribs and her right ankle in a Friday spill at Laurel Park, according to her agent, Kevin Witte.
The 27-year-old was injured when her mount, Smart N Smokin, ran into the rail, dumped the rider and then kicked...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
After a vigorous discussion, the Maryland Racing Commission approved the first raise in 12 years for losing jockeys during Tuesday's regular monthly meeting at Laurel Park.
All losing riders -- those who finish out of the top 3 spots in a race -- will...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Haunted barn and hayride — Anne Arundel County Fair, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 26-27, 7-10 p.m.; and Sun., Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m., fairgrounds in Crownsville, 1450 General's Highway (Route 178). Kid's birthdays may be celebrated at Picnic Pavilion for cake and...