| May 3, 2014
| 6:47 PM
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Art Sherman looked dazed, perhaps still a bit uncertain that fate had handed him such a magnificent gift after six decades of devotion to racehorses.
A few feet away, Steve Coburn's voice caught with emotion as he spoke of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Nas, the veteran New York rapper, will perform on the main stage of May 17's Preakness InfieldFest, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. "Royals" singer Lorde, previously announced, is the other headliner. Electronic dance music DJs Frank Walker...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:58 AM
March 21 update: The Preakness InfieldFest's Jagermeister Stage will feature the San Diego rock veterans Switchfoot, country act Eli Young Band, classic rock-meets-country duo Sundy Best and the electronic dance music-leaning cover band Go Go Gadjet....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Counting Crows, The Fray and Annie Bosko will perform at Pimlico Race Course's Black-Eyed Susan Day on May 16, the Maryland Jockey Club announced this morning.
The Crows are most famous for their radio-rock run in the '90s, when singles such as "Mr....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:49 PM
When Orb got trapped along the rail and failed to make a charge in last year's Preakness, the racing world's dreams of a new Triple Crown winner faded for a 35th straight year.
The drought looms larger every spring for a sport seeking a superstar to...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:17 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Hoppertunity, the 6-1 second choice in the Kentucky Derby, was scratched from the race Thursday morning because of soreness in his left front foot.
The injury was a blow to trainer Bob Baffert and to the quality of the Derby field....
| May 1, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The Kentucky Derby is the main event, but it's possible the week's dominant star turn could come in Friday's Kentucky Oaks.
Untapable is an overwhelming 4-5 favorite in the $600,000 stakes for fillies, and the question around Churchill Downs hasn't been...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:58 PM
LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Heavy favorite Untapable blazed to victory in the Kentucky Oaks Friday, a triumph for jockey Rosie Napravnik and controversial trainer Steve Asmussen.
Napravnik kept Untapable a few paces off the lead for much of the run, then...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Gambling on horses isn't only confined to the mutuel windows at the race track or to a TwinSpires or TVG online account.
Before any thoroughbred even stands in its birthing stall, considerable study and financial investment will have gone into the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Disturbing though it has been that the windfall of tax revenue from the legalization of casino gambling in Maryland has failed to prevent increases in the sales tax rate and the tax on gasoline, some consolation can be found in Maryland's thoroughbred...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next.
A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore is set to pay $250,000 to a man who says police seized his cellphone and deleted the video of an arrest at the Preakness Stakes in 2010, according a settlement proposal that will be presented to the city's spending panel this month.