| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
John Shirreffs should not depart the Southern California thoroughbred racing scene without a salute. So cup your right hand to your forehead and read on.
There will be no brass bands playing when Shirreffs leaves.
That's partly because it will be...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:13 PM
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — With his devastating 7 3/4-length victory last month in the historic Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap, Game On Dude served notice that at age 6, he remains perhaps the top racehorse in the country.
Game On Dude’s Hall of...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Guess what's back?
Yep -- Name a Kentucky Derby winner.
Back in the day, we held this horse-naming contest numerous times and many of you seemed to enjoy it. So, with the Kentucky Derby two weeks away, we are doing it again.
Rules are simple and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Air Support returns to Colonial Downs this week, he'll be back on a turf surface where he has helped lined the pockets of his owner Stuart Janney and trainer Shug McGaughey.
Nearly half of Air Support's healthy career winnings have come from two...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Itsmyluckyday, the 2013 Preakness runner-up who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanside, N.J., is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will try to follow in Frankel's hallowed hoof-prints on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday.
Frankel enjoyed an imperious 11-length triumph in the Queen Anne Stakes last year on his way to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Animal Kingdom's bid to add a Royal Ascot victory to his Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup successes ended in disappointment when he finished unplaced in the Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday.
Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and the first Run...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Wedding date: May 4, 2013
Her story: Ashley Valis, 31, grew up in Baltimore. She is the assistant chief of staff for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Her mother, Beth Russell, is a director of marketing and sales, and her father, Jim Valis, is a sales director....
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:13 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. As Palace Malice began to move easily, powerfully at the three-eighths pole, Gary Stevens, aboard Preakness champion Oxbow, saw Mike Smith. More than that, Stevens saw Smith with way too much horse.
"When I got next to Gary, it was like a...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Troy Williams scored a team-high 21 points and was his team's Most Valuable Player Friday night in the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic in Louisville.
Read a full recap of Williams' game here.