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Preakness gets ready to party down

The 2012 Preakness will feature Grammy Award-winning artists, all-you-can-drink beer, and a “party manimal” with a unicorn-man sidekick. Oh, and a horse race. Four years after organizers failed to transform Maryland’s most famous race into a family-friendly event, the Preakness ...

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One-year deal OK’d for tracks (access required)

The Maryland Jockey Club will lean on $10 million in subsidies from the state and horse owners to maintain a 146-day live racing schedule next year and keep the industry limping along as it seeks a long-term solution. The Maryland ...

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Jockey club, Penn National deadlock on simulcasting agreement for Rosecroft (access required)

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will miss a Friday deadline for reaching an agreement on simulcasting thoroughbred races at Rosecroft Raceway. The two parties had until Friday to hammer out a settlement over how much money ...

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Settlement hearing being held on Rosecroft bankruptcy

A hearing is being held Thursday to approve a settlement filed by the trustee of Rosecroft Raceway between the bankrupt race track and the Maryland Jockey Club and various horse and racing associations as part of the harness track’s Chapter ...

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Preakness officials expecting attendance gains (access required)

Coming on the hooves of a record-breaking attendance at the Kentucky Derby, organizers of Baltimore’s Preakness Stakes are hoping for some of the same luck — without having to rub any horseshoes. Ticket sales for the 136th running of the ...

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Galloping into social media (access required)

The Maryland Jockey Club announced Monday it has an app of its own. The app, which will provide instant, real-time access to the latest Preakness Stakes updates, is available for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry phones. So while you’re out in the ...

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Md. Jockey Club reports $6.9M in losses

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Jockey Club lost $6.9 million in the last eight months of 2010, according to audited financial reports filed with the state Thursday evening. That disclosure came as the club, which owns Pimlico Race Course and Laurel ...

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