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  • Preakness field begins to take shape

    Preakness field begins to take shape
    LOUISVILLE, KY. — This year, Doug O’Neill and his assistants sat in the office at a barn in the far corner of the Churchill Downs backside. Few reporters dropped by, and O’Neill was not asked repeatedly to relive the running of the...
  • The Sun Remembers: May 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: May 5-11
    May 6, 1998: "It's like going in and telling your wife that you're not coming back," Carl Runk says after announcing his retirement as Towson men's lacrosse coach to the team. Runk, 62, led the Tigers for 31 years, winning the 1974 Division II national...
  • Turf Valley prepares for 2013 Preakness Balloon Festival

    Turf Valley prepares for 2013 Preakness Balloon Festival
    The 2013 Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival will be back in town as the region prepares for the 138th Annual Preakness Stakes. The balloon festival will be at Turf Valley in Ellicott City Thursday, May 16 to Saturday, May 18. Held for more...
  • Pimlico should take a lesson from Camden Yards

    Pimlico should take a lesson from Camden Yards
    The recent article ("Beyond the Preakness," April 9) outlining the current reality of the Pimlico race track and its future highlights the need for broader and bolder thinking in order to advance a sustainable solution to make horse racing in Baltimore...
  • Sweet taste of success for Howard Community College alum

    Sweet taste of success for Howard Community College alum
    As a child living in Belgium, Joaness Christie loved waffles — the way they tasted, smelled, everything. When her family moved to the United States when she was in the fourth grade, Christie discovered a problem: the waffles weren't right "I grew...
  • Phelps- and Bowman-backed colt Cerro inspires Derby dreams

    After rewriting the Olympic record books for swimming, Michael Phelps and his longtime coach might have the Kentucky Derby in their sights with a 3-year-old colt named Cerro who won a race Saturday at Gulfstream Park for Team Valor International....
  • Facing long odds, Kevin Plank hopes to run Heat Press in Preakness

    Facing long odds, Kevin Plank hopes to run Heat Press in Preakness
    When Heat Press last ran in Maryland, he finished third in a three-horse race. Yet his owner — the same man who managed to turn the idea of quick-drying fabric into an athletic apparel empire that brought in nearly $2 billion in revenue last...
  • Missing Baltimore man found dead behind vacant home

    Missing Baltimore man found dead behind vacant home
    His family feared the worst after Marcus "Anton" Lesane went missing two weeks ago, and on Wednesday those concerns were confirmed when his body was found stashed behind a vacant home in Northwest Baltimore. Police confirmed that a body found Tuesday...
  • Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions

    Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions
    This spring's season at Pimlico includes attractions designed to renew long-fading interest in thoroughbred horse racing: live music, a wine festival, beer and bourbon tastings, tutorials on betting and special contests. Get them to come once, the...
  • Decanter wine event at Pimlico for Preakness 2013 celebrations

    Decanter wine event at Pimlico for Preakness 2013 celebrations
    The Maryland Wineries Association will host the third annual Decanter: A Celebration of Maryland Wine and Racing on April 20 and 21 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, as part of Preakness 2013 celebrations. “We love this event,” said Kevin...
  • A Harford horse racing upset that stands for the ages

    A Harford horse racing upset that stands for the ages
    The world of sport is one of upsets, results that defy logic: N.C. State beating Houston for the NCAA basketball title in 1983 or Villanova over Georgetown two years later, Larry Owings over Dan Gable in college wrestling in 1970, the 1980 Miracle on Ice,...
  • Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups

    Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups
    DJ and producer Afrojack will open the main stage music lineup at this year's Preakness InfieldFest on May 18, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Friday. Two country singers, Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley, will round out the Black-Eyed Susan concert...