Four-time Paralympic medalist McKenzie Coan (Loyola Maryland, S7) and six-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers (Timonium, S13) helped give the United States women their second sweep of the 100-meter freestyle at the World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.
Johns Hopkins, ranked No. 8 in Division III football, scored 35 points in a span of just under 15 minutes between the second and third quarters to turn a tight game into a 45-10 victory at Dickinson on Friday night.
With much of the focus leading up to Saturday's Preakness on the "big three" horses — American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund — trainers of the other contenders are quick to acknowledge their quality without laying the Black-Eyed Susan wreath on one of them before the race even begins. American Pharoah and Dortmund drew the two inside post positions for the eight-horse field Saturday. That means they'll have to start quickly not to get caught on the inside rail by the first turn.
Zee Bros, dismissed at odds of 29-1, proved to be the swiftest of all in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, the marquee race in Saturday's Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park, which featured six stakes.
Bounding to the front at the start and getting away with a relaxed opening quarter-mile under jockey Forest Boyce, Eighttofasttocatch had plenty left for the stretch drive and won the centerpiece of the Maryland Million Day race card