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  • O.C. party leaders analyze Assembly race

    IRVINE — The head of the Orange County Democratic Party said 74th Assembly District Republicans missed an opportunity in the June 5 primary by not voting for Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle. According to Frank Barbaro, the moderate...
  • Five years later: Barbaro's death remembered

    Alex Brown knows just where he was in 1977, when he learned of Elvis' demise. And in 1997, when he heard that Princess Diana had died. And on Jan. 29, 2007 — five years ago today — when he got the news that, after a game fight for life, a...
  • Haddix wins Legacy Chase steeplechase at Shawan Downs

    Haddix wins Legacy Chase steeplechase at Shawan Downs
    Haddix has danced every dance in Maryland during this steeplechase season, and he finally became the king of the ball. The 9-year-old gelding owned by Armata Stables stalked the pace for nearly three miles, then made his move under Roddy Mackenzie to win...
  • Laurel Park celebrates 100th birthday

    Laurel Park celebrates 100<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above. Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
  • Preakness Stakes 2012: We're 60 days out

    Preakness Stakes 2012: We're 60 days out
    On those recent warm days, was there anyone in Baltimore who didn't think ahead to an afternoon in the infield at Pimlico? We're just 60 days from the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes. Over at the Sun's Preakness page, you can catch up on all the...
  • Take Charge Indy pulls upset at Florida Derby; Union Rags finds no room to run

    Take Charge Indy pulls upset at Florida Derby; Union Rags finds no room to run
    We're more than a month from the Kentucky Derby, but the jostling has begun. A horse named Take Charge Indy won the $1 million, Grade 1 Florida Derby with a wire-to-wire dash under the ever-daring Calvin Borel Saturday. Reveron gave him a run coming...
  • Timeline: Highlights of 100 years at Laurel Park

    • Oct. 2, 1911, Laurel Park opened for racing under the direction of the Laurel Four County Fair. Three years later, New York City grocery entrepreneur James Butler purchased the track and made renowned promoter Matt Winn general manager. Winn is...
  • Rahystrada wins Colonial Turf Cup at Colonial Downs

    After seeing the way Rahystrada had run in the spring against stiff competition, trainer Byron Hughes had a feeling good fortune would again find his veteran soon enough. Rahystrada came into Saturday's $500,000 Turf Cup, which was open to horses 3 years...
  • Shared Account will be a long shot again at Breeders' Cup

    A year ago, Shared Account arrived at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf as an outsider. Oddsmakers made her a 46-1 long shot, and her response was to win. This year, she's back to defend her title in the $2 million Grade I race....
  • Raiders fall to Packers

    The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. JACKSON, RAIDERS STUMBLE AGAIN The Oakland Raiders, coached by former Glendale Community College quarterback Hue Jackson, appeared to have things under control in the American Football...
  • Bodemeister early favorite after drawing No. 6 position for Kentucky Derby

    Bodemeister early favorite after drawing No. 6 position for Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — All along, Bob Baffert has said that he fought the urge. He didn’t allow even an idle moment to be filled with the blurry, soaring dreams that can be ignited by training a horse as promising as Bodemeister. He insisted on...