| May 6, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Ticket sales for the 138th Preakness Stakes are up nearly 10 percent over last year, with some fans excited that the winner of the Kentucky Derby has a connection to Maryland.
Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas said Monday that ticket sales...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The Maryland Racing Commission passed a revised incentive program Tuesday meant to persuade thoroughbred breeders to operate in the state and owners of those horses to run on its tracks, but might have shattered the harmony achieved among the sports'...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:39 PM
You take your good news where you get it and here's mine: the Preakness sent Kegasus packing.
You remember Kegasus. Sleaze-ball centaur with the biker haircut and beer gut? Budweiser-swilling centerpiece of the Infield Fest ad campaign the past two...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Jerry Bailey can look back on a Hall of Fame jockey career that featured 5,892 victories but also the searing memory of 17 fractures, including a broken back, jaw and collarbone, and several busted ribs.
Yet Bailey considers himself lucky. He never...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
They likely won't recognize each other Saturday as they go to the gate for the 138th Preakness.
Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, and Departing, a horse some believe could be the only one capable of ending this year's Triple Crown chase in Baltimore, will...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The 138th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 5, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Bodemeister, Creative Cause,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The new documentary I'll Have Another — Charging Toward History looks at I'll Have Another's journey toward the 144th Belmont Stakes and a possible Triple Crown. After wins at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, I’ll Have Another has a...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Joe Thompson, who owns Winbak Farm in Chesapeake City, can't help but laugh when he talks about the name his wife gave their foal, Roll With Joe, three years ago.
"I think she planned for the horse not to do well, so she could tease and laugh at me about...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Surprising absolutely no one, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Monday Kegasus, the tweeting centaur, would return as the official mascot of the Preakness Infield.
This was a move that was more or less predicted back in February, when several media...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:47 AM
He's ba-a-ack. Kegasus, that is. Apparently, you can't kill him. He's like Edward in the "Twilight" series, only with a beer gut and biker hair and a much lower IQ. Oh, and with a dopey new sidekick, too. (More on that in a moment.)
Yes, the Maryland...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 55 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 43 degrees.
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