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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLouisville, Ky. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of England are scheduled to make the scene at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday to watch Curlin and Street Sense compete in the field of 20 2-year-old thoroughbreds. What? Haven't bought your ticket yet?...
Times Staff WriterYo, Napa Valley winemakers, better watch your backs. The South is rising again, this time in a battle for tourist dollars. In an effort to win hearts, minds and a larger market share, the bourbon distilleries of Kentucky are "taking a page from the...
This was for every guy who ever had a mid-life crisis and tried to do something nobody thought could be done. Fifty-year-old Jockey Gary Stevens took Oxbow to the front early and never looked back on the way to an upset victory in the 138th Preakness...
Tear it down. Fix it up. Keep it here. Move it there. Many at Pimlico Race Course Saturday, from celebrated trainers to $2 bettors, offered thoughts of what to do with Old Hilltop, the methuselan home of the 138th Preakness Stakes. The Maryland Jockey...
Philadelphia Daily NewsGary Stevens had been retired for 7 years. It seemed like D. Wayne Lukas had been retired for even longer. Stevens, the Hall of Fame jockey, had been on the NBC broadcast team for many of the major races. Lukas, the Hall of Fame trainer, was still in...
The Philadelphia InquirerD. Wayne Lukas, his silver hair sparkling like the trophy he had just won for a record sixth time, his black suit and white shirt perfectly tailored and pressed, looked like anything but what he proudly claimed to be -- a ruthless hitman. "I get paid,"...
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NewsdayThe Triple Crown buzz began minutes after Orb splashed across the wire at Churchill Downs, and optimism about the Kentucky Derby winner isn't misplaced. He has the pedigree, connections and versatile running style that inspire confidence, and his...
The Baltimore SunThe colt was a knucklehead, really. He had speed and endurance in his pedigree, but if you had polled his owners and his trainer a year ago, none would have predicted that he’d gallop in the same steps as his great-grandsire, 1977 Triple Crown...
Baltimore Sun Media GroupThe top local entrant for Friday's 89th running of the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico took one wrong step on Thursday and had to be scratched. Walkwithapurpose, a Maryland-bred owned by Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, was expected to be one of the top...
Tags: Big Brown, Joel Rosario, Kentucky Derby, Pimlico, Equestrian
Shug McGaughey, the trainer for Kentucky Derby winner Orb, attributes his calm demeanor since that race to maturity. Had he made it to the Preakness with a Triple Crown chance at a younger age, the 64-year-old insists, the scene would have been...
Tags: Big Brown, Mike Smith, Joel Rosario, Kentucky Derby, Pimlico
Orb easily best horse John Cherwa Los Angeles Times I sure hate picking the favorite, but in this year's Preakness there is no way around it. Orb is easily the best horse, even though this shorter distance is supposed to make this his toughest race....
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