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  • Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash

    Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash
    Zee Bros, dismissed at odds of 29-1, proved to be the swiftest of all in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, the marquee race in Saturday's Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park, which featured six stakes. D. Wayne Lukas trains the 4-year-...
  • Pitt suspends Durand Johnson for season

    Pitt suspends Durand Johnson for season
    Men's college basketball Pittsburgh has suspended junior forward Durand Johnson (Lake Clifton) for the entire season for undisclosed reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson averaged 8.8 points and three rebounds per game last season...
  • Julian Pimentel will ride Dads Caps in De Francis

    Julian Pimentel will ride Dads Caps in De Francis
    Dash is part of Laurel's $981,000 Fall Festival of Racing Julian Pimentel will ride 5-2 favorite Dads Caps instead of Ben's Cat on Saturday in the $350,000 De Francis Dash, part of Laurel Park's nine-race $981,000 Fall Festival of Racing. Ben's Cat...
  • Ben's Cat among 10 entered in De Francis Dash

    Ben's Cat among 10 entered in De Francis Dash
    Laurel's Fall Festival of Racing is Saturday Ten sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 23rd running of the $350,000, 6-furlong Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. Introduced in 1990, the De Francis Dash...
  • Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss

    Capitals send Blue Jackets to 9th straight loss
    Johansson continues roll for Washington in win over Columbus It should come as no surprise that left wing Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington Capitals with eight goals. But after left wing Marcus Johansson finished last season with eight goals in 80...
  • Laurel Park will host summer racing next year for the first time since 2010

    Laurel Park will host summer racing next year for the first time since 2010
    Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will host 149 days of racing in 2015, up three dates from 2014, with a new August slate at Laurel representing the most significant change.  The calendar is highlighted by the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16. The...
  • Roger Brown headed to Black College Football Hall of Fame

    Roger Brown headed to Black College Football Hall of Fame
    College football Roger Brown headed to Black College Hall of Fame Roger Brown, who played defensive tackle at Maryland State, now UMES, will be inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame on Feb. 28 in Atlanta. Brown spent 10 seasons in...
  • Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park

    Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park
    Horse racing Vicky Ticky Tavie separated herself from a scramble at the top of the lane of eight fillies and mares to gallop to victory in Saturday's 10th race at Laurel Park, a $45,000 optional allowance feature. The Hamilton Smith trainee won on the...
  • Jockey Lauralea Glaser rallies at Laurel to win in her first race

    Jockey Lauralea Glaser rallies at Laurel to win in her first race
    Laurel Park Apprentice jockey Lauralea Glaser, 20, made her riding debut in Wednesday's second race at Laurel Park, rallying from last aboard Breezy Girl to earn her first lifetime win. "It doesn't get better than this," said Glaser, a 20-year-old...
  • Eighttofasttocatch wins third Maryland Million Classic

    Eighttofasttocatch wins third Maryland Million Classic
    Trainer Tim Keefe knew all week it would be an emotional Saturday if Eighttofasttocatch became the first horse to win the Maryland Million Classic three times. With the death of his primary benefactor, Arnold Heft, in March, and then his father on May...
  • Eighttofasttocatch, Monster Sleeping and Roadhog could repeat at Maryland Million

    Eighttofasttocatch, Monster Sleeping and Roadhog could repeat at Maryland Million
    Twenty-nine horses have won more than one Maryland Million event. Seven former winners are entered Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park, including three runners looking to repeat last year's wins: Eighttofasttocatch (Classic), Monster Sleeping (Ladies) and...