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  • Can you pick the two horses here that ran really good races?
    Speed figures, Part II: The science behind the numbers
    As mentioned in the previous article, speed figures are only one part of the handicapping toolbox, but they are a large part, because they quantify other variables to simply; how fast the race was run.Like everything based in science and...
  • California Chrome
    California chrome and the race for the triple crown!
    California Chrome does it again! Not only did the three year old win one of the most prestigious races, the Kentucky Derby, he also captured the gold cup in the Preakness by a length and a half. Though it was a tough ride with a few complications,...
  • Toast to Preakness with Finlandia
    Toast like you're at Preakness
    The Kentucky Derby may have the Mint Julep, but the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown held in Maryland on May 17, is all about the Black Eyed Susan. The cocktail appropriately named after Maryland’s state flower has been...
  • California Chrome in Baltimore
    139th Preakness Stakes online
    Although not as popular as the Kentucky Derby especially outside of Baltimore, this race is always exciting because of the speed. And there is always the hope for a triple crown.General Information:It is run on Saturday, May 17.The track is the...
  • Canter for the Cure
    Cantering for the Cure
    Linda Doering and horse Damascus were two of the many participants of the Canter for the Cure. Saturday May 10, 2014, was the first ever Canter for the Cure. It was held at the famous Pimlico Race Track, home of the Preakness . Damascus is shown...
  • Improving the Preakness
    How Would You Improve the Preakness?
    This was the question that folks at “b,” the tabloid newspaper produced by the Baltimore Sun Media Group, posed to readers in their latest issue. “b” attracts a younger audience, so I wasn’t too surprised by the...
  • How to get rich betting the Preakness Stakes in 2014
    How to get rich betting the Preakness Stakes in 2014
    The following is a list of ways bettors can possibly get rich by betting on the Preakness Stakes in 2014. While it is much harder to get rich betting on the Preakness than it is betting on the Kentucky Derby, mainly because fewer horses will be in...
  • Black-Eyed Susan donut at Dunkin' Donuts
    Dunkin' Donuts serves Black-Eyed Susan donuts for Preakness
    Dunkin’ Donutsis celebrating the return of its Black-Eyed Susan donut, which is available at all participating Baltimore-area Dunkin’ Donuts through May 18.“The Black Eyed Susan donut is always a favorite here in Baltimore during...
  • Oxbow wins Preakness
    Oxbow not Orb, wins Preakness
    All the talk was about Kentucky Derby winnerOrb but Oxbow turned inthe winning performance at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, Saturday, May 18, 2013. Oxbow's time was 1:57.54 in the 1 3...
  • Orb Preps for the Preakness Stakes
    Orb Preps for the Preakness Stakes
    The classically-bred Orb goes to post tomorrow in the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.What's he running for? Nothing less than a spot in history. Orb's human connections, along with fans around the world, are hoping, once more, for a...
  • Black-Eyed Susan for Preakness
    Toast like you’re at the track with Preakness cocktails
    Baltimoreans know that Preaknessis all about the Black Eyed Susan. This year’s updated recipe, created byaward-winning mixologist Gina Chersevani, weaves in fresh flavors ofberries, lemongrass, and sage all balanced out by Finlandia Vodka,...
  • Boniface horse
    ‘Beauty in Sport’ exhibit honors rich legacy of horse racing in Harford County
    “Beauty in Sport: Celebrating Horse Racing in Harford County,” an exhibit featuring photography, paintings, silks and other horse racing memorabilia, takes place at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College from Saturday,...
  • Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser
    Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser seek to rebound from Preakness volleyball loss
    Highly-ranked Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser need to jump back on the road to London, in their pursuit of another gold.During a gap in the FIVB beach volleyball tour, the veteran beach volleyball partners surprisingly fell to a newly formed team,...
  • Casey Patterson and Ryan Doherty
    Beach Volleyball Olympics gold medalist team loses by a neck at the Preakness
    Beijing Olympics gold medalists Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser were nipped by the new startup partnership of Casey Patterson and Ryan Doherty on the Preakness Stakes infield at Saturday’s National Volleyball League finals, 23-21, 19-21, 15...
  • I'll Have Another wins the 2012 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico
    Preakness 2012: I'll Have Another pips Bodemeister at Pimlico-Triple Crown next?
    I'll Have Another was the winner of Preakness 2012, bringing him that much closer to being a rare Triple Crown winner. Despite not being the favorite, I'll Have Another and Mario Gutierrez decided that they'd go ahead and have another...