| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Governor Jack, a former racehorse, cantered smoothly and landed multiple jumps in front of the crowd at Pimlico Race Course, as if he had been an event horse his entire life.
Elissa Ogburn, his 14-year-old trainer and rider, knew how far he had come....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the logo for the 2014 Preakness on Tuesday. The 139th running of the race will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.
In the 2014 logo, designed by the Leffler Agency for the 15th straight year, the race is...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:34 PM
All the glory and fame for thoroughbreds come on the racetrack, so to most it's a bit of a mystery where the horses go after their racing days are over.
Well, Betty McCue knows.
Seven years ago, McCue and her sister, Evelyn Martin, opened EHM...
| Jul 20, 2013
Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:34 AM
What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?
"That you've got to educate the public on the realities of horse racing. They only hear about the negatives -- breakdowns and drugs -- and think that we mistreat the horses. That simply is not true."...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| May 18, 2011
The Black-Eyed Susan has been the official cocktail of the Preakness Stakes since time immemorial. At least since the 1950s, estimates Pimlico Race Track historian Joe Kelly.
The cocktail has been re-invented over the years, but not enough to satisfy...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:29 PM
ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards started her TV career as an in-track host at Pimlico and Laurel in the early 1990s.
“It allowed me to learn television, because I came from a background of training horses and had no TV experience,” she says....
| May 19, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley scored the behind-the-scene tour most Preakness fans wish for: an up-close look at the 11 horses in the Stakes Stables.
Tom Chuckas, president of the Maryland Jockey Club, walked the governor around the barns, packed high with hay...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:51 PM
— As the draw for Preakness post positions came to an end Wednesday evening, Donna Peiffer's work was just beginning.
Into the night she worked, turning a dozen colorful cloths into identification badges that will help millions of racing fans...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Baltimore Police say up to 50,000 people have shown up at Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes. The department expects about 112,000 people to come to the event by the time this evening's big race has been run.
If the race hits that mark, it would be one...