Opinion

Opinion

On breeding: Sharing early to the party

On breeding: Sharing early to the party

Maryland-bred Sharing is – like her sire and dam – a Breeders’ Cup winner, but unlike her pedigree suggests is impressively precocious.

On breeding: The (Avani) Force is strong

On breeding: The (Avani) Force is strong

Hard-hitting sprinter Call Paul – a multiple graded winner – and promising juvenile Pink Caddy are half-siblings whose lineage didn’t presage greatness.

Genaro: Mountaineer questions need answers

Genaro: Mountaineer questions need answers

The euthanized Mountaineer Park horse dumped in a landfill raises troubling questions, opines Teresa Genaro. Why won’t anyone in the industry answer them?

Op-Ed: New Pimlico needs the old

Op-Ed: New Pimlico needs the old

Racing fan/historian April I. Smith is jumping for joy at The agreement to keep Pimlico in Baltimore — but says more must be done to meld new and old.

On breeding: In with the… old?

On breeding: In with the… old?

While the stallion and breeding business often focuses on what’s new and shiny, several regional sires are striking a blow for the tried and true.

Belmont analysis and observations

Belmont analysis and observations

A grab bag of Belmont thoughts: why Tacitus won’t win, how much Chad will we see, which Midlantic-breds are in action, and more.

An apology

An apology

We went silent for a week — quite by accident — and we owe our readers an apology, and a promise.

Opinion: On Pimlico, three core principles

Opinion: On Pimlico, three core principles

With the release of the second phase of the Maryland Stadium Authority study on Pimlico, momentum is building towards a resolution of one kind or another. We believe three principles must guide those decisions.

Timonium: Racing Brigadoon set for final weekend

Timonium: Racing Brigadoon set for final weekend

Timonium — racing’s once-a-year Brigadoon — is a place where picking winners is simply a matter of knowing which horses won’t be freaked out by the Ferris wheel.

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