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  • Longtime jockey Pino one win shy of joining all-time top 10

    Longtime jockey Pino one win shy of joining all-time top 10
    Jockey Mario Pino, an Ellicott City resident who has spent most of his career in Maryland, is close to joining horse racing's top 10 all-time North American wins list. Pino is just one win away from tying Hall of Fame rider Earlie Fires, who is currently...
  • New attractions at Turf Valley's Preakness balloon celebration

    New attractions at Turf Valley's Preakness balloon celebration
    Turf Valley's annual Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival kicks off Thursday afternoon, and has some new attractions.  Aside from its famous balloon glow at night, tethered rides and fly-away rides, the festival will have several food trucks...
  • The newest thing in Maryland horse racing: optimism

    The newest thing in Maryland horse racing: optimism
    The Kentucky Derby winner and oddsmakers' favorite for the Preakness Stakes isn't exactly a Maryland horse, but he's close — Orb is partially owned by a Baltimore County businessman, and his sire spent some time in Harford County. Attendance at...
  • Walkwithapurpose scratches, so Black-Eyed Susan left with Hall of Fame duel

    Walkwithapurpose scratches, so Black-Eyed Susan left with Hall of Fame duel
    The top local entrant for Friday's 89th running of the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico took one wrong step on Thursday and had to be scratched. Walkwithapurpose, a Maryland-bred owned by Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, was expected to be one of the top...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brown to handle Preakness award honors

    Brown to handle Preakness award honors
    When the owner of the winning horse in the 2013 Preakness Stakes mounts the podium to strains of "Maryland, My Maryland" to accept the Woodlawn Vase Saturday,  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will make the presentation. Gov. Martin O'Malley's office said...
  • Deputed Testamony won the Preakness 30 years ago this week [Editorial]

    Harford County has had many big-time sports moments in its glorious history. Perhaps none were bigger, however, than the one that happened 30 years ago this week. That's when Harford County's own Deputed Testamony won the 1983 Preakness, bringing home...
  • Notebook: Buckeyes' Meurer, Haus among defenders tasked with guarding Pannell

    Notebook: Buckeyes' Meurer, Haus among defenders tasked with guarding Pannell
    The storyline heading into Maryland's first-round game against Cornell on Sunday dealt with who to match up against Rob Pannell. This week, there isn't as much speculation over who among Dominic Imbordino, Joe Meurer (McDonogh) and Robby Haus (Gilman)...
  • Krigger opts to help train Goldencents instead of returning to California

    Krigger opts to help train Goldencents instead of returning to California
    Kevin Krigger walked the shed row this morning at Pimlico, wearing sunglasses and leading Goldencents, the 17th finisher at the Kentucky Derby, around Barn D. The colt had arrived at 1:30 in the morning, a few hours later than planned, on a van from New...
  • D. Wayne Lukas adds third Preakness entry

    D. Wayne Lukas adds third Preakness entry
    D. Wayne Lukas continues working for that 14th Triple Crown victory, the one that would give him more than any trainer in the history of the sport. He shares the record with Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons. Having already announced that Derby starters Oxbow...
  • Earth-friendly spirit prevails at Mount View Middle School

    The results are in: Mount View Middle School rocked its Green Field Day on April 24. Not only did the students raise $1,500 for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore — and get to slime Assistant Principal Linda Monti as a reward — but they also...