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  • Clancy's Call: The Wood, Blue Grass And Santa Anita Derby

    Clancy's Call: The Wood, Blue Grass And Santa Anita Derby
    Bob Clancy's selections for three Grade 1 races Saturday, each of which offers 100 Kentucky Derby points to the winner (NBC Sports Network, 5-7 p.m.): Wood Memorial Site: Aqueduct; Post time: 5:30 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million...
  • Millersville/Crownsville: Local students learn history through cooking native meals

    Millersville/Crownsville: Local students learn history through cooking native meals
    The students of Indian Creek Upper School recently culminated their lessons about Maryland by enjoying a feast of the bay's delicacies on Maryland Day. It was the perfect opportunity for the students to combine all aspects of what they have been...
  • Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby

    Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby
    Unbeaten Dortmund, the Bob Baffert-trained 3-year-old son of Big Brown expected to go off as the odds-on favorite in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby, drew the No. 1 post position when entries were announced on Wednesday. Right next to Dortmund in the field...
  • Essentials for visiting Louisville: more than a horse race

    When the azaleas and dogwoods burst into springtime bloom, thoughts in Louisville turn to parties, fashion and fast horses in the days leading up to the Kentucky Derby. This city along the Ohio River spends weeks celebrating a two-minute horse race on the...
  • Daredevil 9-5 Favorite In Wood Memorial

    Daredevil has been made the 9-5 favorite in a field of seven for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 1 1/8-mile race is New York's final prep before the Kentucky Derby on May 2. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Daredevil comes into...
  • AP's Run to the Roses: Mubtaahij No. 8; Dortmund still No. 1

    A horse owned by a Sheikh, trained by a South African, ridden by a Frenchman and bred by Dunmore Stud in Ireland is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His name: Mubtaahij. The 3-year-old colt ran away with the UAE Derby over the weekend and into the No. 8...
  • Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

    Maine celebrates its Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil. So was it really out of line when a group of fourth graders asked their lawmakers last month to make...
  • Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi

    Argentina wins at FedEx Field without Messi
    Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador, 2-0, in a friendly Saturday at FedEx Field in Landover. Argentina played a lackluster game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with...
  • Materiality stays unbeaten in Florida Derby

    Materiality stays unbeaten in Florida Derby
    The third time was the charm again for trainer Todd Pletcher in Saturday's Florida Derby. Just as he did last winter, Pletcher won the $1 million centerpiece of the Gulfstream winter season with a colt, Materiality, who came to Florida unraced and was...
  • Horse Discovery Centers are the latest effort to promote Maryland horse industry

    Horse Discovery Centers are the latest effort to promote Maryland horse industry
    At Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Howard County, visitors can see how employees and volunteers nurse abused horses back to health. At Full Moon Farm in Carroll County, 30-inch-tall miniature horses Muffin and Phillip are ready to greet those who stop by....
  • Materialty Wins $1M Florida Derby At Gulfstream

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — By the time Materiality and Upstart hit the top of the stretch, the other seven horses in the Florida Derby field were afterthoughts. It was basically a match race, and Materiality never gave up the lead. Staying perfect...