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  • Jeannine Edwards on covering the Preakness for ESPN

    Jeannine Edwards on covering the Preakness for ESPN
    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....
  • I'll Have Another trainer tells governor horse is 'gonna win' Preakness Stakes

    I'll Have Another trainer tells governor horse is 'gonna win' Preakness Stakes
    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...
  • Preakness 2012 attendance could be among highest ever

    Preakness 2012 attendance could be among highest ever
    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...
  • Jockey Club hopes Preakness 2011 will 'Be Legendary'

    Jockey Club hopes Preakness 2011 will 'Be Legendary'
    A year after the Maryland Jockey Club encouraged Baltimore to get its “Preak” on with a feather-ruffling advertising campaign for last year’s Preakness party, event organizers are turning to a spokes-centaur named “Kegasus”...
  • Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive

    Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive
    Dale Capuano winced at the sight of the 10 or so people watching the horse race at Laurel Park as he walked from the paddock into the 3,000-seat grandstand. Most were familiar faces. Out on the track, his filly, Calcutta Cat, reeled from a rough break...
  • Cordish can resume construction on Arundel Mills slots parlor

    Cordish can resume construction on Arundel Mills slots parlor
    The Cordish Cos. can resume work on what is expected to be the state's most lucrative slots parlor at Arundel Mills mall, after opponents withdrew a legal challenge that has delayed the project for several weeks. Opponents said the developer's promises...
  • Those Kegasus radio spots hit YouTube and I'm still confused

    Those Kegasus radio spots hit YouTube and I'm still confused
    I've had a day to wrap my head around the Maryland Jockey Club's new Preakness advertising campaign, "Be Legendary," and its spokes-centaur, Kegasus. I'm not offended by the beer-bellied, half-horse, half-man creature. I'm just confused. Maryland Jockey...
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/31

    Coffee Companion -- 3/31
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Resume-builder: My interview with Preakness legend Kegasus

    Resume-builder: My interview with Preakness legend Kegasus
    Despite being in heavy demand, Kegasus, the spokes-centaur for the 2011 Preakness InfieldFest, took time out of his busy schedule to discuss his new gig with the Maryland Jockey Club. I'm not sure what it says about me that my schedule wasn't too busy...
  • Disagreement over Kegasus highlights Maryland Racing Commission meeting

    Disagreement over Kegasus highlights Maryland Racing Commission meeting
    Kegasus, Lord of the Infield Fest at next month's Preakness drew animated discussion Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the Maryland Racing Commission. Tom Cooke, president of Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association and professor at Georgetown...
  • Preakness sends a mixed message, but gets the right result

    Preakness sends a mixed message, but gets the right result
    Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years. The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...