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  • Pimlico riding title up in the air going into spring meeting's final day

    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. After 35...
  • Terry O. Downer, claims adjuster

    Terry O. Downer, claims adjuster
    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. Born...
  • Orb named Belmont favorite after drawing No. 5 post

    Orb named Belmont favorite after drawing No. 5 post
    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...
  • Friday traffic: Emergency roadwork on I-83 North

    Friday traffic: Emergency roadwork on I-83 North
    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...
  • John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies

    John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies
    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...
  • Preakness Stakes road closures

    Preakness Stakes road closures
    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...
  • Rain falls at Pimlico, chance that showers will continue into evening

    Rain falls at Pimlico, chance that showers will continue into evening
    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...
  • Roaming the neighborhoods around Pimlico

    Roaming the neighborhoods around Pimlico
    Roaming the streets that encircle Pimlico Race Course, I discovered so many places that I had trouble going back to the same locale twice. Outer Northwest Baltimore is a fascinating, at times geographically bewildering, place. When the Maryland Jockey...
  • Jockey Gary Stevens discovering his love of racing again

    Jockey Gary Stevens discovering his love of racing again
    Nearly a quarter century ago, Gary Stevens was an up-and-coming jockey in Southern California, hoping to make his mark on the sport, put a lot of money in the bank and move on to something else as quickly as possible. A conversation he had with one of...
  • Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset

    Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset
    Bob Baffert strode into the Preakness stakes barn Friday morning, shouting toward Orb's trainer Shug McGaughey loud enough so all could hear. "OK, Shug, I'm here to take away that media spotlight for you," he said. Baffert, indeed, is one of the few...
  • Fiftyshadesofhay wins Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

    Fiftyshadesofhay wins Black-Eyed Susan Stakes
    She had a cool name and a hot jockey, but Fiftyshadesofhay didn't look like she had much of a chance for most of Friday's 89th Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Riding the 3-year-old filly for the first time, Joel Rosario also gave the...