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  • Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011

    Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011
    The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable. Laurel Park and Pimlico...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid 60s. Some clouds will be moving in tonight, with a low temperature in the upper 40s. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM LAST...
  • Video: Kegasus' first appearance at Pimlico Race Track

    Video: Kegasus' first appearance at Pimlico Race Track
    Kegasus made its/his first promotional appearance at Pimlico Race Track Friday since it was announced the tweeting, beer-swilling centaur would return as the Infield's mascot. His new sidekick Unicarl also made an appearance. It was a nice bit of...
  • Dutrow's appeal reveals a lack of oversight in Maryland horse racing

    Maryland horse racing got exposed for a lack of oversight Tuesday during an appeal to have the Rick Dutrow-trained King and Crusader reinstated as the winner of the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship at Laurel Park. Dutrow and his horse's owner James...
  • Maryland Racing Commission plans to improve oversight on pre-race medical treatments

    Maryland Racing Commission plans to improve oversight on pre-race medical treatments
    A day after the lack of oversight at Maryland race tracks came to light in a hearing before the Maryland Racing Commission at Pimlico Race Course, the commission's executive director, Mike Hopkins, said steps are already being taken to improve the...
  • Olympic gold medalists to compete in beach volleyball during Preakness weekend

    Olympic gold medalists to compete in beach volleyball during Preakness weekend
    Alas, Kegasus will not be the most athletic, um, sentient being in the infield at Preakness. Olympic Gold medalists Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers will compete in a National Volleyball League (yes, that's a thing) event on May 18-19. The pair will be...
  • At 81, trainer Eddie Gaudet putting his stable in the hands of wife and daughter

    At 81, trainer Eddie Gaudet putting his stable in the hands of wife and daughter
    On the wall of Eddie Gaudet's office is a photo of him as a jockey sitting atop a winner in Florida in the 1950s. Tucked in among dozens of snapshots and 8-by-10s spread over three walls, is another from 1966 showing Gaudet as the winning trainer at Bowie...
  • Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing

    Influx of new trainers gives hope to Maryland horse racing
    Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state. With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
  • Havre de Grace on the brink of more horse history

    Havre de Grace on the brink of more horse history
    When the American Thoroughbred Horse of the Year for 2011 is announced in Los Angeles Monday night, the winner will most likely have been chosen for his or her consistency – a survivor in a year when there was no clear-cut star to emerge on the...
  • Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms

    Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms
    Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies. For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
  • Maroon 5, Wiz Khalifa to headline Preakness Infield 2012

    Maroon 5 and the rapper Wiz Khalifa will headline this year's Preakness Infield May 19 at Pimlico Race Track, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Friday morning. It's the fourth year the Infield has hosted marquee performers as part of the InfieldFEST, an...