'A New Beginning': Former Inmate Becomes Horse Groom Thanks To Second Chance ProgramAlex Wooten, 46, spent 20 years in prison for armed robbery. While an inmate, he worked at "Second Chance" farm in Carroll County where incarcerated men learn to care for retired racehorses.
Maryland Weather | Extreme Heat Closes Several Business, Cancels Event, Church Attendance ExcusedExtreme heat expected this weekend is prompting a number of event cancellations.
Racehorse Takes Lead, Dies At Laurel Park; Maryland's 12thA 5-year-old horse died of a suspected heart attack during a race at Laurel Park, the 12th racehorse to die in Maryland this year.
State, Local Officials Tour Laurel Park Dormitories, Call For New HousingState and local officials say new housing is needed for workers at Laurel Park racetrack after touring the dormitories.
Stronach Group Calls On Baltimore City To 'Immediately Withdraw Lawsuit To Seize Pimlico'The Stronarch Group has called on Baltimore City to immediately drop their lawsuit to seize Pimlico & the Preakness Stakes.
Concerning Photos Of Laurel Park Living Quarters Released, Lawmakers Asked To Reconsider Racetrack FundingLawmakers are being asked to reconsider racetrack funding after a Baltimore City Delegate released photos of poor living conditions for on-site employees at Laurel Park.
Preakness Could Leave Aging Pimlico, Move To Laurel ParkPimlico Race Course is all gussied up again this week, ready to host the Preakness on a day that will enable the 148-year-old track to survive another year.
Horse Deaths In California Fires Have Md. Racing Community Talking About SafetyThe Lilac Fire in San Diego last week killed at least 46 elite horses and injured three workers at a training facility owned by The Stronach Group.
Sal Sinatra Of The Maryland Jockey Club On The Preakness Possibly Moving To LaurelMaryland Jockey Club Vice President and General Manager Sal Sinatra on the Preakness and Pimlico.
Winter Storm Postpones Games In NortheastA winter storm that continued to wreak havoc in the South and Northeast Thursday has forced the cancellation of sporting events for the second straight day.
Preakness Oddsmaker Carulli To Leave In JuneFrank Carulli, who has set the odds for the Preakness Stakes since 2002, is leaving as handicapper and racing analyst at Pimlico and Laurel Park.
Some Blame Slots For Surge In Horse Racing DeathsA mystery in Maryland horse racing. There's a surging number of deaths after injuries on the track, and state regulators, as well as the Maryland Jockey Club, are taking action to get to the bottom of it.
Fire Destroys Playground Equipment At Laurel ParkInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed playground equipment at a park in Laurel.
Horse Racing Officials Work On 10-Year Plan In Md.An attorney close to negotiations on horse racing in Maryland says he's hopeful a long-term plan to bring stability to the state's industry will be reached by the end of the week.
Jockey Club, Horsemen's Association Reach AgreementThe Maryland Jockey Club (MJC) and Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) reached an agreement in principal Saturday to apply and race 146 days at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course in 2012.