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Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, coming from way back in the pack and giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic. When the field turned for home on the cool, overcast Saturday afternoon...
Tags: Equestrian, Rosie Napravnik, Joel Rosario
Game on Dude proved his mettle and staked his claim to the top spot in the handicap division on Saturday with a hard-fought win over Clubhouse Ride and Ron the Greek in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic, a Grade 2 race. In addition to Game on Dude&...
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CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — With his devastating 7 3/4-length victory last month in the historic Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap, Game On Dude served notice that at age 6, he remains perhaps the top racehorse in the country. Game On Dude’s Hall of...
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Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a six-part series compiled by staff writer Tim Koelble looking back at some of the biggest local, regional and national stories of 2012. MAY 2 - In softball, Smithsburg defeats Clear Spring 2-1 to...
Associated PressNew York’s top court refused Tuesday to hear another appeal by a Kentucky Derby-winning trainer on his 10-year ban from the sport for drug violations. The Court of Appeals, without comment, denied Rick Dutrow Jr.’s request that the judges...
Tags: Equestrian, Preakness Stakes, Big Brown
Associated PressA midlevel New York court on Thursday upheld Kentucky Derby-winning thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.’s 10-year ban from the sport for drug violations, though the Hagerstown native can keep working while his attorney pursues an additional appeal....
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Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. had his license revoked and was barred from racing in New York for 10 years by the state's Racing and Wagering Board on Wednesday. In its ruling, the board cited Dutrow’s long history of rules...
Tags: Lawyers, Triple Crown, Equestrian, Pharmaceuticals, Big Brown
I’ll Have Another won the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes today at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Having won the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, I’ll Have Another will have a chance to win horse racing’s Triple Crown in three...
“What is the name of the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby?” That was one of the many questions asked at the Maryland State 4-H Horse Bowl competition on April 23 at the University of Maryland. This year’s Washington County...
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St. Maria Goretti High School recently was awarded a matching grant from the Salah Foundation. The school will receive a match of up to $30,000 for money it raises through its upcoming Evening at the Races event on May 5. The event will benefit the...
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Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will have 235 live thoroughbred racing dates in 2012, starting Jan. 3. The track says the schedule was approved by the West Virginia Racing Commission on Monday. It features four live days per week in July,...
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