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Baltimore politicians, track owners duel over Pimlico future

May. 14, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aptly nicknamed Old Hilltop, antiquated Pimlico Race Course has finally reached the point where its illustrious past might not be enough to assure a vibrant future. The 144th Preakness will be run Saturday at Pimlico, and will be back next year, too. After that, well, nobody can predict...

Stronach Group at center of best and worst of horse racing

May. 13, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

The Stronach Group isn't well known outside horse racing. In the public eye, the big players are the likes of recent Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify, trainer Bob Baffert and legendary horses Secretariat and Seattle Slew. But few — if any — have had a bigger impact on the sport of...

New building phase begins at Baltimore $5B renewal project

May. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A $5.5 billion redevelopment effort that aims to transform a mostly forsaken Baltimore waterfront is moving forward, as officials held a Monday groundbreaking for the latest phase of what's been touted as one of America's biggest urban renewal efforts. Developers and politicians held the...