| May 10, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The first class of the Maryland-Bred Hall of Fame will be introduced Saturday at Pimlico.
The 12 original members are: Broad Brush, Challedon, Cigar, Find, Gallorette, Jameela, Politely, Safely Kept, Twixt and Vertex and steeplechasers Elkridge and...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you won't be in the Grandstand at Pimlico, you can still celebrate the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes in style with a black-and-gold party.
Black and gold — the colors of the Calvert family — pop up everywhere at the Preakness, from...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
An eighth Preakness starter has been named, and he will bring jockey Rosie Napravnik back to the state where her career began to ride for the first time in its premier race.
Mylute, fifth at the Kentucky Derby, will run in the 138th Preakness on...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 AM
The leading rider at the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting will not be decided until the last day, and Sheldon Russell, who sits atop the standings, will not even be at the track at the end of today's card to see whether he keeps the top spot.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Terry O. Downer, an insurance company claims adjuster and world traveler, died Saturday from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Towson resident was 58.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:05 AM
What could have been a chance at the first Triple Crown in 35 years will instead come down to this for Baltimore County resident Stuart Janney III: a shot at redemption.
Always measured, Janney avoids soaring rhetoric when discussing racing. He's been...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:10 AM
As of 9 a.m., emergency roadwork on Interstate 83 has closed one of three northbound lanes and a northbound shoulder before Old Pimlico Road, according to state highways officials.
Public transportation lines are running smoothly, according to the...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:37 AM
John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has posted road closures and traffic modifications for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest at Pimlico Race Course.
DOT says Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the southbound Jones...
| May 18, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Rain sprinkling the infield at Pimlico mid-afternoon Saturday didn't stop the revelry.
But some jockeys are hopeful the rain won't make the track too sloppy for the Preakness Stakes, which are set to begin around 6:18 p.m.
The National Weather Service...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the even-money favorite for the Preakness, so the biggest topics leading up to the weekend have, obviously, been about his chances and how to beat him on Saturday.
“The jockey was just here," Mylute jockey Rosie...