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Rosie Napravnik

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  • Heavy favorite Orb draws the dreaded No. 1 gate for Preakness

    Heavy favorite Orb draws the dreaded No. 1 gate for Preakness
    A few low, indecipherable noises escaped from the table where Shug McGaughey, trainer of even-money Preakness favorite Orb, sat during the post-position draw Wednesday. The horse had drawn the dreaded No. 1 gate, meaning eight horses will be closing...
  • Orb is 7-2 morning-line favorite in 139th Kentucky Derby

    Orb is 7-2 morning-line favorite in 139th Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Derby favorite Orb comes from one of the country’s oldest racing families, with ties to the greatest horses of the era. The second choice, Verrazano, is a product of Todd Pletcher’s new-school empire; he’s...
  • Kentucky Derby full of intrigue with Pletcher's pack, O'Neill's return

    Kentucky Derby full of intrigue with Pletcher's pack, O'Neill's return
    Last year's chase for the Triple Crown ended when trainer Doug O'Neill stepped to a microphone stand in a patch of fenced-in grass next to a barn near the Belmont Park track. Brushing back tears, he announced that a tendon injury would prevent I'll Have...
  • '60 Minutes' jockey report has Bonita Farm back story

    '60 Minutes' jockey report has Bonita Farm back story
    CBS '60 Minutes' will feature a report Sunday night on Rosie Napravnik, the 25-year-old jockey who will be the only female riding in the Kentucky Derby. But there's a backstage story to the report that features another 25-year-old woman, Michelle...
  • Jockeying for position

    Jockeying for position
    Behind a door just off the paddock area of Pimlico Race Course, several jockeys are prepping for the day's races. They're handicapping the competition, comparing notes on horses and, in at least one case, going through a yoga sequence: reaching back to...
  • Preakness field coming together slowly

    Preakness field coming together slowly
    Some years, Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator Coley Blind has to turn horses away from the Preakness.  He and other members of the staff may look through the credentials of 20 horses, calculating their earnings -- the Preakness uses a fairly...
  • 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...
  • Michael Phelps is the second-most influential athlete in U.S.

    Michael Phelps is the second-most influential athlete in U.S.
    Michael Phelps is the second-most influential athlete in the United States, according to data from surveys conducted by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research and published by Forbes.com. Phelps ranks behind only Tim Tebow, a quarterback without a team, and...
  • Immortal Eyes takes DeFrancis Dash at Laurel Park

    Immortal Eyes takes DeFrancis Dash at Laurel Park
    Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes left the gate in a flash, opened up quickly on his rivals and won the $350,000 Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash handily over the sloppy track Saturday at Laurel Park. The Fall Festival of Racing program also...
  • Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore

    Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore
    Childs Walker took a look at the mysterious process used to pick the location of the Major League All-Star Game for Tuesday's paper. It's clear why the Orioles -- and those working in tourism and sports marketing in the city -- covet the chance to...
  • 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,...
  • Rosie Napravnik will ride Code West in Belmont Stakes

    Rosie Napravnik will ride Code West in Belmont Stakes
    Rosie Napravnik will get another shot at history in the Belmont Stakes — just aboard a different horse than in her previous two Triple Crown races. On Thursday, trainer Bob Baffert announced that Napravnik will mount Code West in the Belmont...