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  • Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a 'sophisticated' task

    Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a 'sophisticated' task
    In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young horses will be monitored, poked and assessed down to the blood in their veins. The horses set to race in the 138th...
  • Racetrack handicapper has fresh face, old-school approach

    Racetrack handicapper has fresh face, old-school approach
    In the first week of her reporting internship for a horse-racing newspaper, Gabby Gaudet nervously approached one of the most celebrated figures in the sport. "Can you tell me how you first got involved in the game?" she asked Kelly Breen, who trained the...
  • Orb gallops in New York as contenders plot path to Pimlico

    Orb gallops in New York as contenders plot path to Pimlico
    Kentucky Derby winner Orb continues training toward Preakness from the track at Belmont Park. He galloped a mile and a quarter Friday morning for trainer Shug McGaughey, who was happy with what he saw. Orb should arrive in Baltimore by Monday afternoon....
  • Triple Crown thoroughbreds aren't running as fast

    Triple Crown thoroughbreds aren't running as fast
    As Orb charged to the wire at Churchill Downs last weekend, he established his clear superiority to the other 18 thoroughbreds on horse racing's biggest stage, the Kentucky Derby. But compared to Derby champions of the past, Orb's time is less...
  • Pimlico riding title up in the air going into spring meeting's final day

    The leading rider at the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting will not be decided until the last day, and Sheldon Russell, who sits atop the standings, will not even be at the track at the end of today's card to see whether he keeps the top spot. After 35...
  • Digest: Russell takes Pimlico jockey title; Vazquez wins trainer crown

    Pimlico Race Course Russell takes jockey title; Vazquez wins trainer crown The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended Saturday with jockey Sheldon Russell and trainer Juan Vazquez winning individual titles. The 36-day stand began April 4. Russell...
  • Digest: Cerro holds on for win in Canonero II Stakes

    Pimlico Race Course Cerro holds on for win in Canonero II Stakes Odds-on favorite Cerro led to the far turn, allowed Dynamic Strike to move to his inside and battled that one the rest of the way to win the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds at...
  • Digest: Baltimore's Connelly leaving Wizards front office for Suns job

    Wizards Baltimore's Connelly leaving for Suns job A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed that Wizards director of player personnel Pat Connelly, a Baltimore native, is moving to Phoenix to take an unspecified front office position with the...
  • Team Valor's Cerro favored in final stakes

    Pimlico Race Course Cerro, owned by Team Valor International, a partnership that includes Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his longtime coach, Bob Bowman, is the overwhelming favorite to win Pimlico Race Course's final stakes race of the spring...
  • Horsemen search for deals at post-Preakness sale

    Horsemen search for deals at post-Preakness sale
    On the Wednesday and Thursday before the Preakness, as excitement built for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, many trainers and owners slipped away from Pimlico Race Course and drove eight miles north on Interstate 83 to look a year into the future....
  • Digest: Spicer Cub behaves himself this time, finishes second

    Pimlico Race Course Spicer Cub behaves himself this time, finishes second Spicer Cub, who became a YouTube sensation when his behavior in a maiden race at Pimlico Race Course last month went viral, ran without incident in Saturday's first race, a $40,...
  • Goo Goo Dolls singer talks new album, ahead of Black-Eyed Susan Day concert

    Goo Goo Dolls singer talks new album, ahead of Black-Eyed Susan Day concert
    John Rzeznik, lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls, should know a thing or two about wedding songs. He wrote the inescapable hit "Iris" in 1998, which plenty of newly married couples have played for their first dance, including, most famously, singer Avril...