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  • Maryland Jockey Club president rooting for California Chrome to win Triple Crown

    Maryland Jockey Club president rooting for California Chrome to win Triple Crown
    Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas says he is rooting for California Chrome to win the Triple Crown — both for the health of the industry and the storyline. "Just simply having a Triple Crown keeps the industry and the public generally...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...
  • Aegis again honored as Newspaper of the Year by regional press association

    For the third consecutive year, The Aegis was honored as Newspaper of the Year among the state's largest circulation non-daily papers by the Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association during the organization's annual awards luncheon Friday. Aegis...
  • California Chrome leaves Pimlico for Belmont Park

    With the short-lived nasal strip controversy resolved and wins in two Triple Crown races on his resume, California Chrome arrived in Elmont, N.Y., shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, where his connections plan to run the Preakness Stakes and Kentucky...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson duke it out

    'American Idol' recap: Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson duke it out
    For the final performance show of "American Idol" Season 13, Ryan Seacrest wore a white tux and 7,000 people showed up at the Nokia Theatre to watch Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson fight it out for the big prize. Each singer would sing three songs. Round...
  • '50 to 1' can't overcome its long odds

    '50 to 1' can't overcome its long odds
    The true-life horse-racing tale "50 to 1" takes forever to get galloping — and when it finally does, it's too little too late. Directed by Oscar-winning producer Jim Wilson ("Dances With Wolves") from a script he wrote with Faith Conroy, the movie...
  • Change Triple Crown's schedule [Letter]

    Change Triple Crown's schedule [Letter]
    The timing of the three races in the Triple Crown needs to be tweaked to help the Preakness attract a better field ("The greatness and failings of racing," May 20). Too often trainers skip the Preakness and prepare for the Belmont Stakes if they didn't...
  • Angels coast to 9-3 win over Houston Astros

    KEY MOMENT: With two outs and the bases empty in the first inning, Houston first baseman Chris Carter booted Albert Pujols' grounder for an error. Pitcher Scott Feldman walked Raul Ibanez and Howie Kendrick to load the bases. David Freese stroked a two-...
  • California Chrome permitted to use nasal strip in Belmont Stakes

    California Chrome permitted to use nasal strip in Belmont Stakes
    As California Chrome prepares to depart Baltimore early Tuesday, he'll do so with a clear path to run in the Belmont Stakes after New York officials ruled Monday that the Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion can wear a nasal strip to keep his airways...
  • Triple Crown Winners Agree: Don't Change The Format

    They have seen enough, too. They have watched 12 horses since 1979, including eight since 1997, win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness only to fail to close the deal at the Belmont Stakes. They, too, are pulling for California Chrome to end the 36-year...
  • Pablo Del Monte will not run Kentucky Derby, field set at 19

    Pablo Del Monte will not run Kentucky Derby, field set at 19
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Pablo Del Monte will not run in the Kentucky Derby, his trainer said Friday morning, leaving the field for Saturday's race at 19. As an also-eligible entrant, he could have taken the spot vacated by Hopperunity, who was scratched...