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Jaime Torres wins the Preakness with Seize the Grey 2 years after starting to ride horses

May. 18, 2024 20:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jaime Torres was watching horse racing on television in his native Puerto Rico in 2019 when he decided he wanted to be a jockey. Less than five years later and just two since he began riding, Torres won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday aboard Seize the Grey. To add...

Seize the Grey has crossed the finish line first at Preakness Stakes

May. 18, 2024 19:14 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Seize the Grey has crossed the finish line first at Preakness Stakes.

Bob Baffert is again the center of attention at the Preakness, even without the Derby winner

May. 17, 2024 14:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bob Baffert does not need to bring the Kentucky Derby winner to the Preakness to become the center of attention at Pimlico Race Course. The two-time Triple Crown-winning Hall of Fame trainer is a magnet for attention as the sport's most-known figure, and he has...

Former top Baltimore prosecutor applies for presidential pardon

May. 17, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s former top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has applied for a presidential pardon ahead of sentencing on her recent perjury and mortgage fraud convictions, according to The Baltimore Sun. In a letter to President Joe Biden on Thursday, the Congressional Black...

Preakness: How to watch, the favorites and what to expect in the second leg of the Triple Crown

May. 17, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

The Preakness Stakes will have a Triple Crown possibility on the line when Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan runs in a field of eight horses on Saturday in the 149th rendition of the race. Mystik Dan is the favorite and won the Derby by a nose in the race's closest finish since 1947....

They shared a name — but not a future. How two kids fought to escape poverty in Baltimore

May. 16, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Growing up in the streets of east Baltimore surrounded by poverty and gun violence, two kids named Antonio became fast friends. Both called “Tone,” they were similarly charismatic and ambitious, dreaming of the day they would finally leave behind the struggles that defined...

Catching Freedom shows why it was an 'easy decision' to enter him in the Preakness

May. 16, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Catching Freedom got a few days off after finishing fourth in the Kentucky Derby. When he returned to the track, he looked like a fresh horse rather than one who had just run a race against elite competition. After some consideration, trainer Brad...

Netflix will carry NFL games on Christmas Day for 3 years, including 2 this upcoming season

May. 16, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

The NFL's Mike North wasn't considering Christmas Day as part of the 2024 regular-season schedule when preliminary planning began. Ratings and interest from current and prospective broadcast partners changed that. Not only is the NFL playing on a Wednesday for only the...

Under Armour: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 16, 2024 07:52 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour Inc. (UAA) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $6.6 million. The Baltimore-based company said it had net income of 2 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 11 cents per share. ...

'Stepchild' of the Triple Crown? Debate lingers over restoring the prestige of the Preakness

May. 16, 2024 06:05 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — D. Wayne Lukas sat in his corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course earlier this week and pointed several stalls down. “Thank God the Derby horse came,” Lukas said, referring to Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan running in the Preakness. “It isn’t...