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  • 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...
  • Baltimore police rebuked by federal judge in taping lawsuit

    Baltimore police rebuked by federal judge in taping lawsuit
    A federal judge has ordered Baltimore police to halt a "veritable witch hunt" into the personal life of a man who alleges that his camera was seized as he filmed an arrest. In a ruling unsealed Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Gauvey said the...
  • Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont

    Napravnik has another shot at history aboard Unlimited Budget at Belmont
    After her two previous mounts pulled out of the Belmont Stakes, jockey Rosie Napravnik will ride trainer Todd Pletcher's filly Unlimited Budget in attempt to make history Saturday. A win would make Napravnik the second woman to win a Triple Crown race,...
  • Longtime Baltimore fire spokesman retiring for private sector job

    Longtime Baltimore fire spokesman retiring for private sector job
    Chief Kevin Cartwright, for years the primary spokesman and public face of the Baltimore Fire Department, is retiring at the end of this month to take a public relations position in the private sector. His city salary of nearly $100,000 is now up for...
  • Pimlico a disaster for disabled

    Pimlico a disaster for disabled
    Ever since I saw Eliza Doolittle at the horse race in "My Fair Lady," I dreamed of experiencing a horse race. I decided this year would be the time to see the Preakness. As the day got closer, I got excited about participating in this event. What hat to...
  • Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch

    Sun's Derby/Preakness coverage was top notch
    Kudos to The Sun for the abundant coverage of horse racing during the lead up to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. It's been a lot of years since The Sun has provided that level of coverage. While the number of stories has been high, the quality of the...
  • Funny Approval victorious in Barbara Fritchie at Laurel Park

    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...
  • Pitbull, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to headline Preakness InfieldFest 2013

    Pitbull, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to headline Preakness InfieldFest 2013
    Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline this year's Preakess InfieldFest May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, organizers announced Monday morning. In recent years, Pitbull has become one of Top 40's most consistent acts, both in the U.S. and...
  • Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week

    Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week
    Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not? Today, I debut this fun weekly feature,...