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Caitlyn Stoddard wins her first race on 87-1 long shot at Pimlico

Caitlyn Stoddard rides Im Charming to victory at odds of 87-1 at Pimlico Race Course on May 1, 2015.
Caitlyn Stoddard rides Im Charming to victory at odds of 87-1 at Pimlico Race Course on May 1, 2015. (Maryland Jockey Club)

Jockey Caitlyn Stoddard, a native of Baltimore, won the first race of her career Friday aboard the 87-1 long shot Im Charming in Pimlico Race Course's sixth race. Im Charming, making the 15th start of his career in Friday's $25,000 maiden claimer for trainer Bobby Plummer, returned $177.60. "It's quite a day," said Stoddard, who described herself as "homegrown ... crab cakes, Ravens and Orioles." "Bobby Plummer did me a huge favor putting me on this horse, and I feel like I had 300 people tapping me on the shoulder all day," the 10-pound-allowance apprentice said. Stoddard, who has had family work at Laurel Park, grew up around horses her entire life, working for Jack Fisher before taking a job with trainer Tim Keefe. "I've just been learning a hell of a lot from people like Jack and Tim, and my agent, Tim Walsh, has been incredible."

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NCAA final four tickets on sale in men's lacrosse

Tickets for the NCAA men's lacrosse final four in Philadelphia are on sale now at ncaa.com/tickets/lacrosse-men/d1. The semifinals will be May 23, with the final May 25, Memorial Day. The field for the 18-team tournament will be announced Sunday night. Duke has won the past two championships, including the 2013 title game played in Philadelphia.

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More men's lacrosse: The North Coast Athletic Conference named Ohio Wesleyan's Mike Plantholt (Loyola Blakefield) Coach of the Year.

Lacrosse benefit: Shootout for Soldiers, a Baltimore-based initiative revolving around a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded members of the military, has announced a partnership with Under Armour as the charitable event's official apparel supplier. The news comes after Shootout for Soldiers — started by a group of high school students attending Boys' Latin — announced it is expanding to five cities this summer. The group will organize games in Baltimore on June 17 and 18; in Boston on June 26 and 27; in Columbus, Ohio, on July 10 and 11; on Long Island, N.Y., on July 16 and 17; and in Dana Point, Calif., on July 31 and Aug. 1.

NBA: The Washington Wizards might have reserve guard Garrett Temple back for the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks or New Jersey Nets. Temple, who has been sidelined since March 9 with a right hamstring injury, returned to full practice Wednesday.

Brandon Parker, The Washington Post

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Golf: Brad Miller of Timonium shot a 2-under-par 70 after two 65s and leads the eGolf Tour's Forest Oaks Classic at Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., by one shot at 16-under 200.

Men's college golf: Loyola Maryland sophomore Matt Oshrine (Pikesville) was named Patriot League Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

College softball: Senior catcher Shannon Bustillos broke Maryland's career home run record with a solo shot in the top of the fourth inning, but the Terps (26-25, 8-13 Big Ten) lost ,4-3, at Michigan State (18-35, 3-18). Bustillos has 28 homers, including 10 this season. Bustillos is tied with Lindsay Klein (2004-2007) atop the program's career RBI list with 148.

College baseball: Host Towson (14-30-2, 7-12 Colonial Athletic Association) hit a pair of home runs — by Chris Henze and Richie Blosser — and scored in double digits for the second straight game in earning a 13-7 victory over Northeastern (20-23, 10-6).

High schools: Former Oriole Al Bumbry will be the special guest at a Saint Frances Academy wine tasting fundraiser Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Marbury Building, 6225 Smith Ave. in Mount Washington.

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