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  • Dramatic win caps off well-attended Preakness

    Dramatic win caps off well-attended Preakness
    The largest crowd in Preakness Stakes history watched the thrilling victory of a horse that's now on a Triple Crown hunt, jammed to pop band Maroon 5 and basked under a Saturday sky whose only clouds were the wispy letters of an advertisement sprayed from...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    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. Some events...
  • 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...
  • Talks to determine Maryland's horse racing schedule moving slowly

    Maryland horsemen learned Monday afternoon they'd have to wait longer for a definitive answer on the state's racing dates for the 2012 season. "We've had productive meetings," said John McDaniel, a member of the Maryland Racing Commission who has...
  • Thoroughbred racing industry misses racing-date deadline

    The thoroughbred industry missed Thursday's deadline to submit a long-term business plan to sustain the sport to the Maryland General Assembly. A state law enacted earlier this year to provide slot subsidies to the state's struggling racetracks called...
  • Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness

    Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness
    The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2012 Preakness logo for the 137th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, to be run May 19 at Pimlico Race Course. The 2012 logo, in traditional Maryland colors of red, gold, and black, depicts...
  • Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012

    Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012
    The owner of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached a tentative agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the...
  • Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule

    Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help support the day-to-day operations of the tracks next year. The move is part of the Maryland Jockey Club's deal with the Maryland...
  • Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012

    Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year. The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
  • Racing enters the home stretch

    Racing enters the home stretch
    The pendulum for Maryland horse racing has swung again, and Maryland Jockey Club owner Frank Stronach has agreed to a full schedule of live racing for 2012, provided the horsemen and state pony up millions in subsidies to cover losses at the track. This...
  • Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies

    Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies
    Lucy C. Acton, a former Evening Sun feature writer who later was editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, formerly Maryland Horse Magazine, died June 7 of cancer of the appendix at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 63. "She was a...