| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Forest Boyce was not worried when she heard the results of the Maryland Million post-position draw, even though two of her seven entries drew the rail position.
Eighttofasttocatch, the 2011 champion and this year's favorite in the marquee $150,000...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:45 AM
Holman, several area women up for top Laxies
Former North Carolina attackman Marcus Holman (Gilman) is a candidate for Division I Men's Player of the Year in Inside Lacrosse's annual Laxies awards. Voting is being conducted at laxies....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month.
"It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
It is an overcast morning Friday, and a tiny woman sits on a bale of hay outside a distant barn at Santa Anita. In the stall behind her is a giant race horse.
Her name is Kathy Ritvo, his is Mucho Macho Man.
She weighs barely 100 pounds. He stands...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:16 AM
De Francis is Saturday; Laurel opens today
Nine sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. The track's fall meeting begins...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Maryland Racing Commission took an important step this week agreeing to join other Eastern states in a set of regulations for the amounts and kinds of medications that can be used at the track. But there is still more that needs to be done to ensure...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Back in 1873, there probably were people who heard about the new stakes race over at Pimlico and wondered why anyone would give a hoot about a bunch of horses running around a dirt track on the edge of town.
No doubt, somebody complained about the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Allen Murray, a Maryland horse breeder best known for bringing the stallion Our Emblem to Maryland and then selling him for $10 million in 2002, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his farm, family members said. He was 80.
Murray owned and...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Brandt Snedeker won the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title of the year, closing with two-under 70 for a three-stroke victory at Oakville, Canada.
Snedeker, who held on to finish with a 16-under total of 272 at Glen Abbey, took the...