Digest (May 10): Motion-trained Dancing Rags leads 31 nominated for Black-Eyed Susan at Pimlico

Horse racing

BLACK-EYED SUSAN: Dancing Rags, based in Maryland with trainer Graham Motion, heads a list of 31 fillies nominated to the 93rd running of the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan on May 19 at Pimlico. Dancing Rags, a bay daughter of Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags, made her seasonal debut April 9 at Keeneland where she finished sixth after a troubled start in the 7-furlong Beaumont. She has since worked twice at the Fair Hill Training Center near Elkton. Bridlewood Farm and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Moana is one of seven fillies nominated by Pletcher.



Record muskie caughtin upper Potomac River

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources confirmed that a Washington County woman has set a muskellunge (muskie) nontidal state fishing record. Tessa Cosens, 26, caught a muskie recorded at 32.5 pounds Saturday along the banks of the upper Potomac River in Washington County. The record fish was 49 inches long with a 24-inch girth. Muskies are one of the largest freshwater fish in the state. Cosens' catch broke the previous Maryland record of 31.75 pounds, set by Kenneth Files in 2011.


Baltimore's Wallace set to headline Glen Burnie fights

Middleweight "Dangerous" Donald Wallace (2-0) of Baltimore will now headline Baltimore Boxing's card when he faces Gregory Clark (2-1) of Washington on Friday at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.The original main event between NABA cruiserweight titlist Nick Kisner and Alex Guerrero was canceled after Kisner withdrew. For information and tickets, go to or call 410-375-9175

College basketball: Dwayne Morgan (St.Frances) was suspended from the UNLV team Wednesday because of an incident involving police over the weekend, according to a report by KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. Morgan was involved in an altercation with a cab driver, according to the report.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: The Military Bowl announced that its 10th anniversary 2017 game will kick off Dec. 28 at 1:30 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. For the fourth consecutive season, the game will match a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference against a team from the American Athletic Conference.

College baseball: Bo Plagge earned his first college win and Billy Lennox hit his first home run as host Towson completed the series sweep with a 4-2 victory over UMBC.

Major league baseball: Former Orioles and Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi (Atholton) was called up by the Miami Marlins from Triple-A New Orleans. The Marlins designated former Orioles right-hander Joe Gunkel for assignment.

Sailing: Two-time America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA capsized its 50-foot catamaran during a practice session Wednesday on Bermuda's Great Sound. The team said there were no injuries and that damage appeared to be limited.

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