| Sep 5, 2014
Defending Maryland Million Classic winner Eighttofasttocatch will make his season debut Saturday at Laurel Park. Trainer Tim Keefe has cross-entered his gelding in the $100,000 Dave's Friend Stakes and $100,000 Japan Racing Association Stakes, two of four...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:56 PM
Maryland, UMBC tie in men's soccer, 0-0; McDaniel wins in football, 34-31
No. 10 Maryland and No. 14 UMBC played to a 0-0 draw in men's soccer Friday night in College Park in front of an announced 7,284 — the fourth-largest crowd in...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Sparse crowds greeted Friday's opening day meet for the live horse racing season at Laurel Park.
The glass-enclosed grandstand, with aging yellow and orange stadium-style seats, was hot and nearly deserted. A smattering of fans watched races from a patio...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:13 PM
State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day
The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:57 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland
Apprentice rider Michael Ritvo guided Winter Lady to victory in the eighth race at Laurel Park on Friday on his first Maryland mount. Ritvo, 20, who moved his tack from...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 11:40 PM
Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners
Legendary enjoyed a clean stalking trip, picking off the leaders straightening for home and drawing off to win the grassy, $100,000 Japan Racing Association Stakes, the final of four stakes on...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago.
Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Longshots, exotics, exacta boxes? For first-time bettors lining up before the teller at the Preakness, horse racing and handicapping terminology can be overwhelming. In a gambling game that is more than probability, learning the ins and outs of horse...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Seventeen months after he became a one-day sensation by bolting free down U.S. 1, thoroughbred Bullet Catcher is set for a gentle retirement.
Now 5 years old, with 20 starts behind him, the gelding is munching hay on a Montgomery County farm, waiting to...
| Aug 1, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 3
Sunday concert I&I Riddim performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors.
Monday, Aug. 4
Big screen "Ernest & Celestine" (rated PG) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...