| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:27 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
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...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:28 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:23 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
Maryland Million Classic defending champion Eighttofasttocatch, who also won in 2011, was made the overwhelming 3-5 morning-line favorite Wednesday for Saturday's edition of the race at Laurel Park.
The 11/8-mile, $150,000 race featuring nine runners is...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:02 AM
$100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat
Owner-trainer King Leatherbury said Saturday that he is leaning toward entering Ben's Cat in the $100,000 Sprint at next Saturday's Jim McKay Maryland Million but won't make a decision until he...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:49 AM
Ben's Cat could be first to win 4 Md. Million races
Ben's Cat has a chance next Saturday at Laurel Park to become the first horse to win Jim McKay Maryland Million races in four different years. After victories in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007.
So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
| 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...