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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kaplan again chasing Florida Derby win

    Kaplan again chasing Florida Derby win
    Bill Kaplan has been saddling horses and winning races in South Florida for 35 years. Yet the veteran trainer said capturing Saturday's $1 million Florida Derby would easily be his biggest victory in the Sunshine State. Kaplan, 69, will send out My...
  • Clancy's Call: The Florida Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 1 Florida Derby Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach: Post time: 6:45 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 100 ITSAKNOCKOUT (2-1) remained unbeaten in three...
  • Hollywood Hills home with ties to the Calumet Farm is for sale

    Hollywood Hills home with ties to the Calumet Farm is for sale
    A Hollywood Hills West residence owned by Arianne de Kwiatkowski, daughter of late business magnate and former Calumet Farm owner Henryk de Kwiatkowski, is listed for sale at $2.995 million. Built in the 1930s, the two-story traditional sits back from...