The Maryland Jockey Club is expecting to increase the attendance at this year’s Preakness to around 110,000 by bringing in two major musical acts to the infield. The jockey club announced Monday that singer Bruno Mars and adult contemporary band ...Read More »
UM fires coach over empty seats The University of Maryland, College Park fired its football coach, Ralph Friedgen, on Monday, even though the team will play next week in the Military Bowl and the school is obligated to pay him $2 ...
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The state Wednesday approved a short-term fix to keep thoroughbred racing and the Preakness Stakes alive in Maryland in 2011 by subsidizing operations at struggling Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course. The state will contribute up to $4 million, and ...Read More »
The Maryland Racing Commission sent the corporate giants that control thoroughbred racing in the state back to the drawing board again Tuesday night, heaping more doubt upon the future of the racing industry — and the Preakness Stakes. It was ...Read More »
The soap opera previously known as the Maryland horse racing industry has taken its latest unfathomable turn. If the stakes weren’t so high, it would be comical. But no one can afford to laugh at this. The owners of Laurel ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The fate of Maryland’s horse racing industry remained in question Monday, but state officials and representatives of the racing industry met behind closed doors in an effort to open up a dialogue. Stakeholders from the racing industry, including ...Read More »