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  • 11 things we learned from Preakness 2015

    11 things we learned from Preakness 2015
    Here are some things we learned from yesterday's Preakness: 1. Baltimore can still throw a party. After weeks of national telecasts, headlines and news conferences focused on unrest in the city, Baltimore put on a much better face Saturday. Preakness...
  • For American Pharoah, Belmont Stakes Will Be Toughest Test

    BALTIMORE — Bob Baffert worried about his horse in the days after the Kentucky Derby. American Pharoah had won, yes, but he hadn't seemed himself on race day. The madhouse scene at Churchill Downs had worn him out. So it was left to a record...
  • Record crowd watches American Pharoah race to Preakness win

    Record crowd watches American Pharoah race to Preakness win
    American Pharoah swept to a commanding victory — and kept alive hopes for an elusive Triple Crown — as Baltimore eagerly embraced the 140th Preakness' boisterous daylong festivities, which came less than three weeks after the city was torn...
  • Long shot Tale of Verve takes second in Preakness

    Long shot Tale of Verve takes second in Preakness
    With Tale of Verve having been shut out of the Kentucky Derby — judged the 21st-best horse in a field with room for 20 — trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke had all the more reason to celebrate Saturday at Pimlico Race Course....
  • Scene: Equi-librium benefits from Kentucky Derby spirit

    More than 150 people crowded into Equi-librium's indoor arena in Nazareth for its inaugural Kentucky Derby Party May 2. They enjoyed mint juleps, a Kentucky Derby Hat Contest, a Parade of Breeds and watched the live Kentucky Derby Race. The event was a...
  • Preakness winner Espinoza gets 3rd try at Triple Crown

    Preakness winner Espinoza gets 3rd try at Triple Crown
    BALTIMORE — Victor Espinoza couldn't wait to get off American Pharoah. His boots were water-logged, his goggles were painted with mud and a chill ran through the jockey's body as thunder roared overhead. So, forgive Espinoza for acting like a...
  • Schmuck: American Pharoah was the best horse and he won the 2015 Preakness

    Schmuck: American Pharoah was the best horse and he won the 2015 Preakness
    Sometimes, it's not that complicated. When Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah drew the supposedly unforgiving first post position for Saturday's 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, the conversation quickly turned to the reasons why he couldn't...
  • On The Fly: American Pharoah Keeps Triple Crown In Play

    American Pharoah became America's best buddy Saturday by winning the Preakness Stakes two weeks after winning the Kentucky Derby. Now, Belmont will mean something. It will mean everything, actually. American Pharoah will try for the Triple Crown on June 6...
  • Notes: A poor finish for Firing Line and a record handle for Pimlico Race Course

    Notes: A poor finish for Firing Line and a record handle for Pimlico Race Course
    Sheltering from the rain in the paddock just behind trainer Bob Baffert at Pimlico Race Course, Firing Line trainer Simon Callaghan watched the Preakness unfold on a small television monitor, surrounded by horsemen, reporters and television cameras. By...
  • Pharoah The Rain King At Preakness

    BALTIMORE — It's difficult to win the Kentucky Derby and leave your supporters mildly disappointed. But so great is American Pharoah's talent that some people seemed crestfallen when he didn't fly away with the first leg of the Triple Crown. The...
  • American Pharoah Wins Preakness In Driving Rain

    American Pharoah Wins Preakness In Driving Rain
    BALTIMORE (AP) — American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the Belmont Stakes to become the sport's first...