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  • History of black jockeys is long, if not recent

    History of black jockeys is long, if not recent
    Thanks for Mike Klingaman's article, which focused on Kevin Krigger and his aspirations to break the over 100-year absence of African American jockey winners at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes ("With the weight of racing history," May 16). One...
  • Fun-loving Team O'Neill experiencing a 'different vibe' at this year's Preakness

    Fun-loving Team O'Neill experiencing a 'different vibe' at this year's Preakness
    The one-liners never stop when you're around Team O'Neill. Sometimes all that's missing is a brick wall, a stool and a microphone stand. Take the other day, for instance. Jockey Kevin Krigger has Goldencents out for his regular morning gallop in...
  • Digest: Red Bull Budds Creek National pro motocross set for Saturday at Budds Creek

    Digest: Red Bull Budds Creek National pro motocross set for Saturday at Budds Creek
    Pro Motocross Red Bull Budds Creek National set for Saturday The Red Bull Budds Creek National, Round 5 of the 12-race Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Budds Creek MX Park in...
  • Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture

    Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday out four months with ilium fracture
    Itsmyluckyday, the 2013 Preakness runner-up who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanside, N.J., is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium....
  • Caleb "Mike" Pascal, horse trainer

    Caleb "Mike" Pascal, horse trainer
    Caleb Dorsey "Mike" Pascal, a retired thoroughbred trainer whose Betrayed once paid $202 for a $2 bet, died of pneumonia complications Tuesday at Lorien Mays Chapel. The Monkton resident was 88. He was the son of Edward Louis Pascal and Frances Colgate...
  • Pimlico's per-day handle drops during longer Preakness meet

    Pimlico's per-day handle drops during longer Preakness meet
    With a new long-term racing deal in place, increased breeding activity in the state and planned improvements to Maryland's two thoroughbred tracks, horse racing seems to be barreling toward a brighter future in a state where it had once been so important....
  • Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?

    Could the Breeders' Cup ever come to Baltimore?
    The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year. Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
  • Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing because of head injury

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing because of head injury
    Ramon Dominguez, who won 1,010 races in Maryland, has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18. The 36-year-old jockey announced his retirement through the New York Racing Association on Thursday...
  • NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium

    NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium
    A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material. The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
  • Rabid raccoon reported in Bel Air {Police Blotter}

    Aberdeen Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports: Matthew Justin Beckner, 18, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault. Mark Anthony Hooker, 50, of the first block of West Inca Street, was...
  • Digest: Abstraction wins Tesio; 'Gracie' takes Shine Again

    Digest: Abstraction wins Tesio; 'Gracie' takes Shine Again
    Pimlico Race Course Abstraction wins Tesio; 'Gracie' takes Shine Again Abstraction was bottled up most of the way, but when he finally angled out for clear sailing, he spurted to the lead and drew away to win the $75,750 Federico Tesio Stakes for 3-...
  • Sunshine, mid-70s Friday ahead of possible Saturday showers

    Sunshine, mid-70s Friday ahead of possible Saturday showers
    Sunshine and high temperatures in the mid-70s are forecast Friday, before shower chances arrive for the weekend and the Preakness, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight lows were forecast in the lower 60s. Clouds are expected to...