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Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 09:22 PM EDT

At Preakness, They're Playing 'Musical Chairs' With Jockeys

At Preakness, They're Playing 'Musical Chairs' With Jockeys

The jockey shuffle heading into the Preakness has a "musical chairs" feel to it. Of the 13 jockeys in Saturday's race, nine who rode in the Kentucky Derby are aboard a different horse in the Preakness. Most...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 09:06 PM EDT

Tough, Talented War of Will Looks to Wow in Preakness

Tough, Talented War of Will Looks to Wow in Preakness

War of Will grinded out the Kentucky Derby in the slop, avoided clipping heels with Maximum Security and came out of the race looking as if he won.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:33 PM EDT

Maximum Security Owners File Suit Over Derby DQ

Maximum Security Owners File Suit Over Derby DQ

The owners of Maximum Security have sued the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and race stewards, seeking to reverse the horse's disqualification for interference as Kentucky Derby winner and restoration of purse...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:24 PM EDT

Preakness: Baffert-Trained Improbable 5-2 Favorite

Preakness: Baffert-Trained Improbable 5-2 Favorite

In a field without the top three finishers in the Kentucky Derby, the odds that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert wouldn't have the favorite in the Preakness are, well, Improbable.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:21 PM EDT

Maximum Security Jockey Appeals Derby DQ Suspension

Maximum Security Jockey Appeals Derby DQ Suspension

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez says the stewards' penalty for failing to control his horse in the Kentucky Derby is "unduly harsh and not supportable by facts and law."

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War of Will Wins Preakness, Holds Off Riderless Horse
War of Will Wins Preakness, Holds Off Riderless Horse

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Horsing Around: Riderless Colt Races to Preakness Finish
Horsing Around: Riderless Colt Races to Preakness Finish

Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness.

Ghost Bike for Man Killed By Van in April Struck in AM Crash
Ghost Bike for Man Killed By Van in April Struck in AM Crash

A memorial for a bicyclist struck and killed by a stolen van in Northeast D.C. last month was damaged in a crash early Saturday morning.

Female Lawmakers Speak About Rapes as Abortion Bills Advance
Female Lawmakers Speak About Rapes as Abortion Bills Advance

For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's...

Md. High School Staffer Attended Party Where Students Drank
Md. High School Staffer Attended Party Where Students Drank

A staff member of a Maryland high school attended a graduation party Thursday where students openly consumed alcohol, the school’s principal wrote in a letter to parents.

1 Killed, 2 Injured in NE DC Shooting
1 Killed, 2 Injured in NE DC Shooting

A man was killed and two people were injured in a shooting in Northeast D.C. Saturday evening, police said.