Posts Tagged ‘PIMLICO’

The 138th Preakness Stakes

Preakness winner Oxbow's Trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Gallery. © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Sunrise at Old Hilltop

Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD.  May 16th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Man and His Horse

Pimlico Race Track, Baltimore, MD.  May 17th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Kegasus

Preakness 136, Baltimore, MD.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Sunrise at Old Hilltop

Pimlico, Baltimore, MD.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Preakness Introduces Kegasus, the Mascot of the Year!

Sure, horse racing has fallen a few furlongs behind the pack in our nation's pastimes pecking order.
But the Maryland Jockey Club, which runs Pimlico and Laurel Park and controls Thoroughbred racing in the state, is evidencing supreme self-awareness in the marketing campaign for the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes.
The group has just announced that [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: The World’s Greatest Beer Man, Milstein Resurfaces, Ficker Running Again

Fortune magazine has named some folks who might try to get control of the New York Times from the Sulzberger family.
The piece has some likely suspects — David Geffen and Google, among them.
But the most intriguing and, for us locals, scariest of the alleged Times takeoverers?
Howard Milstein.
Yes, THAT Howard Milstein.
The Howard Milstein who a [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Another Bad Day for Nats, Another ‘Great Day’ for Skins

Sounds like Rob Dibble has already seen enough.
Dibble, the Nationals color commentator, spoke for every fan yesterday. He went off when second baseman Anderson Hernandez jumped out of the way of a fine throw from pitcher Jesus Colome on a routine sacrifice attempt in the eighth inning and the Nats up a run over Philly.
Hernandez's [...]

More Evidence That Horse Racing Has Fallen Off the Track

Andrew Beyer wrote a devastating column about the odd behavior of Magna Entertainment, the owner of Maryland's two Thoroughbred racetracks, during the application process for a slot machine license.
The story appeared on Page E3, inside the sports section.
Beyer details how Magna, after years of crying about how unless slots come to the racetrack the racetrack [...]