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  • West Boca Relay for Life returns to school

    West Boca Relay for Life returns to school
    The West Boca Relay for Life moves back to a school setting this year, and no more overnights. The American Cancer Society fundraiser is May 2 on the campus of Olympic Heights High School, Jennifer De Gruccio, community manager for Relay for Life,...
  • Josh Groban to sing national anthem at Kentucky Derby

    For Josh Groban, the second time will be the charm at the Kentucky Derby. The multiplatinum-selling Groban has been selected to sing the national anthem at the annual thoroughbred race, to be held May 2 at the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville,...
  • Gold trophy for Kentucky Derby winning owner waits at track

    The Run for the Roses is a few weeks away yet, but the solid gold trophy already awaits the owner of the horse that wins the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2 at Churchill Downs. The trophy is made of 14-karat gold and was crafted by New...
  • Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

    Maine celebrates its Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil. So was it really out of line when a group of fourth graders asked their lawmakers last month to make...
  • Horse Discovery Centers are the latest effort to promote Maryland horse industry

    Horse Discovery Centers are the latest effort to promote Maryland horse industry
    At Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Howard County, visitors can see how employees and volunteers nurse abused horses back to health. At Full Moon Farm in Carroll County, 30-inch-tall miniature horses Muffin and Phillip are ready to greet those who stop by....
  • Materiality stays unbeaten in Florida Derby

    Materiality stays unbeaten in Florida Derby
    The third time was the charm again for trainer Todd Pletcher in Saturday's Florida Derby. Just as he did last winter, Pletcher won the $1 million centerpiece of the Gulfstream winter season with a colt, Materiality, who came to Florida unraced and was...
  • Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi

    Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi
    Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador, 2-0, in a friendly Saturday at FedEx Field in Landover. Argentina played a lackluster game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with...
  • Materialty Wins $1M Florida Derby At Gulfstream

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — By the time Materiality and Upstart hit the top of the stretch, the other seven horses in the Florida Derby field were afterthoughts. It was basically a match race, and Materiality never gave up the lead. Staying perfect...
  • Mubtaahij romps in UAE Derby, trainer says on to Kentucky

    Well, that was easy. Mubtaahij pulled away from the field around the final turn and cruised to an eight-length victory in the $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday. The overpowering win convinced the 3-year-old's trainer that it's time...
  • Prince Bishop wins Dubai World Cup, California Chrome 2nd

    Prince Bishop pulled away from favorite California Chrome on the home straight and won the $10 million Dubai World Cup by 2 ¾ lengths at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday. Starting from the inside post, jockey William Buick rode Prince Bishop to his first...
  • Upstart eyes more than Florida Derby win

    Upstart eyes more than Florida Derby win
    Rick Violette, trainer of Upstart, the 7-5 morning line favorite for the Florida Derby, is hoping to thread a really fine needle Saturday at Gulfstream. "We want to win," Violette said. "It's a million-dollar race. It's a Grade 1, so you can make a...