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  • PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz

    PASSINGS: Bill Harmatz
    Bill Harmatz, 79, a thoroughbred jockey who rode Royal Orbit to victory in the 1959 Preakness Stakes, died Thursday at his home in the San Diego County city of Vista, his daughter Sue Harmatz said. He had cancer.
  • Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home

    Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home
    It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping. With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...

    Hot tips on California's premier racetracks

    Hot tips on California's premier racetracks
    California is home to more racetracks than any other state, with four dominant tracks and a dozen lesser venues, such as state fairs, where thoroughbreds line up shoulder to shoulder. The majors tend to be tributes to Old California. Each of the Big...

    Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another

    Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another
    – Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him. But when Glen Todd first met Mario Gutierrez six years ago, the owner and jockey...

    Despite push for change, horse racing conditions may be getting worse

    Despite push for change, horse racing conditions may be getting worse
    It takes a few seconds to realize what you are looking at. The Sunday cover of The New York Times always features one of the very best photographs taken in the world that week, and those shots are very often quite jarring. In some faraway land, you often...