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When I reached the gate for a flight out of Montgomery, Alabama yesterday I was offered the use of a rocking chair. Was it just southern hospitality or a not so subtle insinuation? By the way, why, I wonder, do they have rocking chairs at the gate in...
Did someone say lock? The word "bounce" is heard every day among avid horseplayers and handicappers. It refers to a likely regression after a particularly strong performance. Well, Orb bounced to the moon Saturday. The Kentucky Derby winner had no...
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who at age 50 came out of retirement earlier this year, led Oxbow to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:57.54 and a big upset of Kentucky Derby winner Orb today in the 138th Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Stevens is the...
We learn again that winning the Triple Crown is hard — maybe the hardest thing to do in all of sports. It's supposed to be hard; at stake is immortality, and the handful of horses that have done it live on forever in memory. Orb, though considered,...
He kept coming back, year after year, horse after horse, trying to get another victory in the Preakness Stakes before he was done. Going into the 138th running of the Triple Crown's middle leg, D. Wayne Lukas had tried eight times since Charismatic won at...
AP Sports WriterBALTIMORE -- Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes. Thanks...
AP Sports WriterBALTIMORE (AP) — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes....
D. Wayne Lukas, the Hall of Fame trainer, has started 37 horses in the Preakness. He expects to have three more — Will Take Charge, Oxbow and Titletown Five — go to the post Saturday for the 138th running of the middle jewel of the Triple...
Secretariat was a star but not yet a legend when his van rolled up to Pimlico Race Course in the second week of May 1973. The big red horse had taken off like a rocket ship to run down the field at the Kentucky Derby, winning in less than two minutes, a...
Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte is savoring the 40th anniversary of Secretariat's amazing Triple Crown performance in 1973, and why not? It was the ride of his life. "I had a wonderful career," Turcotte said on Tuesday. "I was the leading rider...
The City of Weston will debut on the national stage this weekend, but it won't be showing off its manicured lawns and lush landscape. Instead, people will see a 3-year-old racehorse sprint around the track at the Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore before...
Tags: Pimlico, Equestrian
The one-liners never stop when you're around Team O'Neill. Sometimes all that's missing is a brick wall, a stool and a microphone stand. Take the other day, for instance. Jockey Kevin Krigger has Goldencents out for his regular morning gallop in...
May 20, 2013 |Column| KWCH
May 19, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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May 14, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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