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  • Leatherbury passes Van Berg for fourth on all-time win list

    Leatherbury passes Van Berg for fourth on all-time win list
    King Leatherbury tied and passed Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg for fourth on the all-time win list with a pair of victories Saturday at Laurel Park. Leatherbury got win No. 6,417 when Toni With an I ($11.20) emerged victorious in the fourth....
  • Laurel Park cancels Wednesday's races because of inclement weather

    Laurel Park cancels Wednesday's races because of inclement weather
    Wednesday's live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled because of "extreme weather conditions" in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas.  Laurel and Pimlico Race Course will be open for simulcasting, though. “It is better to wait and...
  • Paul H. Trattner, art educator and magician

    Paul H. Trattner, art educator and magician
    Paul H. Trattner, a retired Baltimore public schools art educator and webmaster who was also a noted prestidigitator and popular Santa Claus, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at his Coldspring Newtown home. He was 70. "Paul was a kind, gentle person who was...
  • Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry

    Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry
    When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000. It was far from...
  • Towson U. student to replace Carulli at Pimlico, Laurel

    The Maryland Jockey Club announced Wednesday that Gabby Gaudet, a 22-year-old student at Towson University, will replace Frank Carulli as the Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park racing analyst after he leaves the company at the end of the Pimlico Race...
  • Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions

    Pimlico hopes to attract new clientele with attractions
    This spring's season at Pimlico includes attractions designed to renew long-fading interest in thoroughbred horse racing: live music, a wine festival, beer and bourbon tastings, tutorials on betting and special contests. Get them to come once, the...
  • Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups

    Afrojack, Rodney Atkins, Rachel Farley to round out Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan concert lineups
    DJ and producer Afrojack will open the main stage music lineup at this year's Preakness InfieldFest on May 18, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Friday. Two country singers, Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley, will round out the Black-Eyed Susan concert...
  • Monitoring of Preakness horses increases, but potential hole remains

    Monitoring of Preakness horses increases, but potential hole remains
    Security at Pimlico's historic Preakness barn will be heightened this year, a move that comes amid renewed concern about doping and horse safety in the sport. All visitors, including veterinarians, who want to spend time with horses scheduled to run in...
  • Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings

    Orioles and other local events mull bolstered security after Boston Marathon bombings
    A visibly increased police presence greeted Orioles fans Tuesday as they ventured to Camden Yards for Baltimore's first major sporting event since the previous day's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon. Nonetheless, fans, players and team officials...
  • Pimlico should take a lesson from Camden Yards

    Pimlico should take a lesson from Camden Yards
    The recent article ("Beyond the Preakness," April 9) outlining the current reality of the Pimlico race track and its future highlights the need for broader and bolder thinking in order to advance a sustainable solution to make horse racing in Baltimore...
  • Risk jockeys

    Risk jockeys
    Jockey Brandon Meier glances at a race program and doesn't blink at the prospect of riding the beast that had recently buried its hooves into his chest. The last time Meier rode Bedroom Eyes was two weeks ago, when the racehorse clipped heels with...