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  • Maui Wowi Hawaiian opens in Towson

    Maui Wowi Hawaiian opens in Towson
    Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson. Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio...
  • Macklemore wants to recruit you for the ACLU

    Macklemore wants to recruit you for the ACLU
    Love him or hate him, there's no denying Macklemore is a high-profile, staunchly spoken advocate for the LGBT community. His straight-penned gay-rights anthem "Same Love" has brought attention to the same-sex marriage fight, and he's used his fame to...
  • Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies

    Maryland horse breeder Allen Murray dies
    Allen Murray, a Maryland horse breeder best known for bringing the stallion Our Emblem to Maryland and then selling him for $10 million in 2002, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his farm, family members said. He was 80. Murray owned and...
  • Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]

    Harford already well represented in new equine hall of fame [Commentary]
    Better late than never is what I'll call this column. Back in mid-May, when I was spending a few days in Baltimore helping out with The Sun's coverage of the run-up to the Preakness, I completely overlooked another horse-related story with a strong...
  • Harford CC to host tribute to African-Americans in horse racing

    Harford CC to host tribute to African-Americans in horse racing
    The former Havre de Grace Racetrack, known as "The Graw," was the site of many spirited and historic horse races in its relatively short existence from 1912 to 1950. This October, the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will honor African-...
  • As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air

    As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air
    One of the half-brothers of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who finished a close up third in Saturday's Travers Stakes at Saratoga, has moved to Maryland in preparation for entering stallion duty at Country Life Farm in Bel Air. Freedom Child, runaway...
  • Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray

    Funeral set for prominent Harford horse breeder Allen Murray
    Funeral services for E. Allen Murray Jr., a prominent Maryland thoroughbred horse breeder and owner and lifelong Harford County resident, will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, at Zellman Funeral Home in Havre de Grace at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Sunday,...
  • Bel Air horseman pays tribute to a fallen horseman

    Bel Air horseman pays tribute to a fallen horseman
    Josh Pons, president of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and a two-time Eclipse Award winning writer, shares his remarks delivered at Monday's funeral in Havre de Grace for his fellow horseman and Harford County resident Allen Murray. It's been...
  • Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing

    Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing
    Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds. Under the...
  • Govenor Charlie set for Preakness ... probably

    Govenor Charlie set for Preakness ... probably
    It's (mostly) official: Govenor Charlie will run in the Preakness. Maybe. Trainer Bob Baffert told Pimlico officials Tuesday morning that he planned to run the colt, listed as “possible” since skipping the Kentucky Derby. But later in...
  • Rosie Napravnik believes Mylute can run with Orb in Preakness

    Rosie Napravnik believes Mylute can run with Orb in Preakness
    Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the even-money favorite for the Preakness, so the biggest topics leading up to the weekend have, obviously, been about his chances and how to beat him on Saturday. “The jockey was just here," Mylute jockey Rosie...
  • Orb and Departing roamed the same field before becoming racehorses

    Orb and Departing roamed the same field before becoming racehorses
    They likely won't recognize each other Saturday as they go to the gate for the 138th Preakness. Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, and Departing, a horse some believe could be the only one capable of ending this year's Triple Crown chase in Baltimore, will...