| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:06 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A year ago, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. sat in his room at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, surrounded by racing mementos, and pondered a reporter's question: How could a jockey who's broken nearly every bone in his body have the gumption to win a record...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| 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...