| May 19, 2014
| 11:03 PM
As California Chrome prepares to depart Baltimore early Tuesday, he'll do so with a clear path to run in the Belmont Stakes after New York officials ruled Monday that the Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion can wear a nasal strip to keep his airways...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The case can be made that there is a lot more riding on California Chrome than a 100-pound jockey and a chance to be mentioned in the same conversation with the greatest thoroughbreds of all time.
The case can be made that when Chrome bursts out of...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The horse racing story that never seems to happen didn't again here Saturday. Instead of a Triple Crown, the sport got another Groundhog Day.
California Chrome didn't win the Belmont Stakes, didn't get the third leg of the Triple Crown, didn't even...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — As California Chrome began his recovery from a foot injury that might have contributed to his flat performance in the Belmont Stakes, his co-owner, Steve Coburn, stood by harsh comments about owners and trainers who run fresh horses...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering.
“I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Ticket sales for Saturday's 139th Preakness are running ahead of last year, as the event's past success and star power of featured musical acts allow organizers to curtail advertising.
With the spotlight on the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:35 PM
If the horse racing world needed a little more evidence heading into Preakness week that the erstwhile "Sport of Kings" has turned a corner in Maryland, consider this scene on a misty Friday morning at the idyllic Fair Hill Training Center outside Elkton....
| May 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago.
Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:47 AM
When Rosie Napravnik ventures to Pimlico Race Course to ride Bayern in Saturday's 139th running of the Preakness, the 26-year-old riding star can expect an emotional homecoming.
A familiar face will not be there to greet her. Trainer Dickie Small, who...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Nas, the veteran New York rapper, will perform on the main stage of May 17's Preakness InfieldFest, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. "Royals" singer Lorde, previously announced, is the other headliner. Electronic dance music DJs Frank Walker...