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  • Millersville/Crownsville: Local students learn history through cooking native meals

    Millersville/Crownsville: Local students learn history through cooking native meals
    The students of Indian Creek Upper School recently culminated their lessons about Maryland by enjoying a feast of the bay's delicacies on Maryland Day. It was the perfect opportunity for the students to combine all aspects of what they have been...
  • Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament

    Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament
    Before his team left to play Kentucky early this season, second-year Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley put on the ring he received for helping win back-to-back national championships at Duke in 1991 and 1992. It was the first time he had worn it since becoming...
  • Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby

    Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby
    Unbeaten Dortmund, the Bob Baffert-trained 3-year-old son of Big Brown expected to go off as the odds-on favorite in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby, drew the No. 1 post position when entries were announced on Wednesday. Right next to Dortmund in the field...
  • Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.: Post time: 7:05 p.m. Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $750,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 MADEFROMLUCKY (6-1) will make the first run at American...
  • Essentials for visiting Louisville: more than a horse race

    When the azaleas and dogwoods burst into springtime bloom, thoughts in Louisville turn to parties, fashion and fast horses in the days leading up to the Kentucky Derby. This city along the Ohio River spends weeks celebrating a two-minute horse race on the...
  • Daredevil 9-5 Favorite In Wood Memorial

    Daredevil has been made the 9-5 favorite in a field of seven for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 1 1/8-mile race is New York's final prep before the Kentucky Derby on May 2. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Daredevil comes into...
  • AP's Run to the Roses: Mubtaahij No. 8; Dortmund still No. 1

    A horse owned by a Sheikh, trained by a South African, ridden by a Frenchman and bred by Dunmore Stud in Ireland is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His name: Mubtaahij. The 3-year-old colt ran away with the UAE Derby over the weekend and into the No. 8...
  • Constitution wins Donn Handicap

    Constitution wins Donn Handicap
    HALLANDALE BEACH — Even by his own lofty standards, Todd Pletcher had a pretty good day Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The leading trainer for the past 11 Champions meets, Pletcher pupils captured three of the four graded stakes on the card with the...
  • On a great (if cloudy) day for racing, Shared Belief, Dortmund shine

    On a great (if cloudy) day for racing, Shared Belief, Dortmund shine
    If horse racing is to creep back into the national psyche of sports fans, it will need days like Saturday at Santa Anita. The 21,522 who showed up didn't just get the Shared Belief-California Chrome heavyweight title fight. They got a look at a horse...
  • Merry Meadow heads Hurricane Bertie Stakes

    The intention was for Merry Meadow to have a fairly easy winter in Florida, according to trainer Mark Henning. His plan was to race her once or twice while gearing up for the rest of the year in New York. But she's already won a pair of stakes since...
  • Stakes high as Lea eyes repeat in Donn Handicap

    When Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott saddles Lea late Saturday in the $500,000 Grade I Donn Handicap, he won't have to think very hard nor look very far to envision the history he seeks to match. Adjacent to the walking ring at Gulfstream Park is a...