| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Thomas D. Fantom Jr., a retired civil engineer and World War II Army Air Forces veteran, died July 23 at Arden Courts in Pikesville of complications from a fall. He was 91.
The son of Thomas D. Fantom Sr., a civil engineer, and Alice E. Fantom, a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A man died Tuesday shortly after being shot in the head near Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore police said.
The incident took place before 4:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Spaulding Ave. in the Central Park Heights neighborhood. Police said the man suffered...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Although Terry West will be competing in Sunday's Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico Race Course for just the third time, she won't need to adjust much.
West has been in various horse competitions for more than 40 years, working as a jockey...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69.
The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:11 PM
It has been 36 years since racing's last Triple Crown winner, but for those involved with horses who have triumphed, the memories don't fade.
As a prelude to California Chrome's attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in Saturday's Belmont...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:15 PM
California Chrome was the best 3-year-old thoroughbred in America going into the Kentucky Derby. He was the best at Churchill Downs. And now he's the 2014 Preakness Stakes champion after distancing himself from Saturday's 10-horse field.
He went off...
| May 17, 2014
It was the last leg of a practice run at Pimlico, and as jockey Andrea Seefeldt Knight came to the end of a spirited gallop, she pulled her colt up short.
It was a sunny April day. She felt readier than ever for the Lady Legends of the Cure race, which...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Heads bowed, hands clasped, they stood in the jockeys' room at Pimlico Race Course, one hour to first post, as one of their own led the riders in prayer.
"Lord, take care of all those here who are risking their lives today — the jockeys and gallop...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:20 AM
ELMONT, N.Y. — It's hard to convey how massive Belmont Park looks from the ground, with a grandstand capable of holding more than 100,000 spectators and a track that seems to bend on forever around an infield of open grass and ponds.
It fits the...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The Moonrise Festival is getting a second chance. The two-day music festival is scheduled to take place Aug. 9 and 10 at Pimlico Race Course, according to festival partner Evan Weinstein.
Last June, Pretty Lights and Snoop Dogg were scheduled to...