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  • Local bartender wins big, Derby Day bash roundup

    Big win for bartender If you happen to be at Siro Urban Italian Kitchen (8701 World Center Drive at the Orlando World Center Marriott), don't be surprised if there's more celebration behind the bar than in front. Bar manager Tim Bradstreet took first...
  • Derby 1st-timers include trainers, jockeys, owners

    When post time draws near for the Kentucky Derby, you can be sure the usual suspects will have a horse in the starting gate. You've got your trainers: Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher and D. Wayne Lukas; you've got your jockeys: Mike Smith, Gary Stevens and...
  • Kentucky Derby: Jockey Victor Espinoza calmer before the draw

    Kentucky Derby: Jockey Victor Espinoza calmer before the draw
    The draw for the 141st Kentucky Derby will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, and jockey Victor Espinoza is feeling relaxed. Well, more relaxed than last year. Espinoza, who will be aboard expected favorite American Pharoah, rode...
  • Bob Baffert sitting pretty for Derby with American Pharoah, Dortmund

    Bob Baffert sitting pretty for Derby with American Pharoah, Dortmund
    Spectators lined up four and five deep this morning to catch glimpses of Bob Baffert’s Kentucky Derby contenders American Pharoah and Dortmund. As nervous trainers and owners awaited the post position draw at 5:30 p.m., Baffert’s traditional...
  • Local distilleries offer spirited tastings and events

    Local distilleries offer spirited tastings and events
    Frankfort Spirits is bringing a taste of Kentucky to town. The makers of Emil Stimple Straight Bourbon Whiskey, aged for eight years, and Verdict Vodka, the latter made with Illinois corn and named after the location having hosted Will County traffic...
  • Horseshoe to offer horse race wagering

    Horseshoe to offer horse race wagering
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore plans to soon become the state's first casino to enable patrons to place bets on horse racing. The betting equipment will be installed in time for the Kentucky Derby on May 2 and the Preakness on May 16, Chad Barnhill,...
  • Kentucky Derby boasts deep, gifted field

    Kentucky Derby boasts deep, gifted field
    In a typical year, the run-up to the Kentucky Derby feels like a war of attrition, with would-be contenders falling away week after punishing week. Injuries claim some and others simply can't keep pace with the competition when the toughest prep...
  • Saturday could be a sports day like no other

    Saturday could be a sports day like no other
    Sports fans vary on their favorite time of the year. Some like October when the NFL and college football is in high gear, postseason baseball takes center stage and both the NHL and NBA are just starting. Some prefer early April when the NCAA men's...
  • Piano Recital

    MANCHESTER - The Werner Piano, Organ and Vocal Studio will present its 85th annual recital at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 60 Center St, May 8, beginning at 7 p.m. Participants include beginner and advanced students. The event is free and open to the public....
  • What's happening in Annapolis, Baltimore, D.C. and at the beach

    City Annapolis, City Dock and harbor. •Cruise on over to the fourth annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show today through Sunday. This is the first opportunity of the year for experienced and novice sailors to shop for a new or seasoned sailboat as...
  • Gambling addiction: the problem and treatment

    Gambling addiction: the problem and treatment
    The majority of people can handle wagering on ponies for the Kentucky Derby, scratching off Lotto instant tickets and playing the slot machines or a late night poker game. But for about 2 million adults in the U.S., gambling can spin out of control....