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Horse Racing

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  • Hall of Fame harness racer Dave Magee retires

    Win some, lose some. That's just what Hall of Fame driver Dave Magee did the last Saturday in February at Balmoral Park as he put the finishing touches on a stellar 43-year harness racing career. He's retiring to become a racing steward in Indiana. "It'...
  • This is the year to expand casino gambling

    If the Illinois Legislature is ever going to pass a casino expansion bill, the odds are good this is going to be the year. Both the state and Chicago are facing major financial problems that will be worsened if the Illinois Supreme Court rules, as...
  • Merry Meadow faces test in Inside Information Stakes

    Like many New Yorkers, Merry Meadow has found South Florida very much to her liking. The 5-year-old mare has yet to lose since trainer Mark Hennig shipped her from Belmont Park to Gulfstream Park in the fall. However, Merry Meadow faces her most stern...
  • Clancy's Call: Ky. Derby Prep Race Spiral Stakes

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 3 Spiral Stakes Saturday at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky.: Post time: 6:25 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles (Polytrack); Purse: $550,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 CONQUEST TYPHOON (5-1) has trained very well...
  • Notorious women of the automotive world

    Jean Jennings JeanKnowsCars.com What makes a woman crazy about an automobile? I can only speak for myself. I grew up in the country surrounded by a dairy farm and five brothers. To me, cars were freedom. When I was 14 years old, as an exchange student...
  • Headed to Annapolis Cup croquet match or Preakness? Hats in the Belfry talks spring hat fashion

    Headed to Annapolis Cup croquet match or Preakness? Hats in the Belfry talks spring hat fashion
    Here are some welcome signs of spring: the Annapolis Cup, that annual croquet match between the Johnnies and the Midshipmen, is right around the corner, and the running of the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore will follow shortly after. Whether you're...
  • Allen Jerkens dies at 85; Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer pulled off memorable upsets

    Allen Jerkens dies at 85; Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer pulled off memorable upsets
    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets and was affectionately known as "The Chief," died Wednesday in South Florida, his family said. He was 85. Jerkens had been ill for several weeks with an...
  • Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens, 85, dies

    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets, has died. He was 85. Jerkens, affectionately known as "The Chief," had been ill for several weeks, and had been admitted to a hospital in Aventura, Fla., on...
  • $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion

    $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion
    The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that about $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park, including new barns for 300 horses and installation of new flat-screen televisions, are expected to be completed within the next month. Despite record-low...
  • New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting

    New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting
    PHILADELPHIA — The fight over legalized sports gambling in New Jersey returned to a federal appeals court Tuesday, where attorneys for the state and the country's major sports leagues spent nearly an hour parsing language in a decades-old federal...
  • Quentin Judge takes Double H Farm and his career to new heights

    Quentin Judge takes Double H Farm and his career to new heights
    For Quentin Judge, home is where the horses are. The 28-year-old began competing 12 years ago and is now one of the most impressive riders on the equestrian scene, running Double H Farm in Wellington and Connecticut with his wife Cayce Harrison and...