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  • Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday

    Eighttofasttocatch entered in two Laurel Park races Saturday
    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...
  • Maryland, UMBC tie in men's soccer, 0-0; McDaniel wins in football, 34-31

    Colleges 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...
  • As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming

    As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming
    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...
  • State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day

    State Fair horse racing meet runs Friday to Labor Day
    Horse racing 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....
  • 10 stakes races added to Laurel Park fall schedule

    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....
  • Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland

    Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland
    Et cetera 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...
  • Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners at Laurel Park

    Legendary, Vielsalm among stakes winners at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park 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...
  • Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches

    Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches
    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...
  • Preakness Stakes 2014: Expert advice for first-time gamblers

    Preakness Stakes 2014: Expert advice for first-time gamblers
    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...
  • Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement

    Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement
    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...
  • Datebook

    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...