In a place where images of horses appear on everything from T-shirts to public artwork, the prospect of the first Triple Crown winner in two generations racing at Saratoga Race Course this summer has the locals in an American Pharoah frame of mind.
Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.
To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas sat outside the Pimlico stakes barn Wednesday morning, wondering if Mr. Z would run in the Preakness on Saturday.
Horses, hats and millions and millions of dollars in prizes. We are counting down to the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes right here in Baltimore.
Six people are facing animal cruelty charges after a raid on one of Baltimore’s famous arabber stables. More than a dozen horses were removed from poor living conditions.
Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of the barrier island’s acres.
Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend’s birthday party.
California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist and leaving his owner to complain others took “the coward’s way out” by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown.
It was a great start to the day for Barn 26, the Belmont home for California Chrome.
California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.
Maryland State Police are reporting a horse killed by a hit-and-run driver near the Frederick County town of Thurmont.