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From Sun staff reports | April 4, 2014
Jockey Julian Pimentel rode a pair of winners on the opening day card of the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting Thursday. The 34-year-old, who has been a top-five state rider since arriving from New Jersey in 2006, placed first with He's Achance and Glich in front of an announced crowd of 3,283. The 35-day spring meeting will feature live racing on a Thursday-through-Sunday schedule through June 7, including its signature race, the 139th Preakness on May 17. Saturday's 10-race card will feature three stakes races: the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes for 3-year-olds and up on the turf, the $75,000 Twixt Stakes for 3-year-old Maryland-bred fillies and the $100,000 Dahlia Stakes for fillies and mares on the grass.
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By Childs Walker and The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2014
Thoroughbred racing will resume at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday afternoon with a nine-race card to kick off the track's 35-day spring meeting. The schedule will be highlighted by the 139 t h Preakness Stakes, with a richer purse of $1.5 million, up from $1 million in 2013. Pimlico will host racing Thursday through Sunday until the May 17 Preakness and Friday through Sunday between the Preakness and the June 7 Belmont Stakes in New York. The Pimlico schedule will include 25 stakes races with purses totaling about $4.7 million.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Wesley Case and The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2014
Skrillex likely won't play the Preakness InfieldFest this year, but the electronic dance musician will still take a stage at Pimlico Race Course this spring. On June 8, the Grammy-winning artist born Sonny Moore will bring his Mothership Tour 2014 to the course. Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, What So Not and Milo & Otis will join him. American Express presale tickets are now on sale , while general admission tickets go on sale Friday at noon. The show is scheduled to run from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Skrillex was a headliner at the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest.
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Sports Digest | February 19, 2014
Soccer Bohemians name Quaranta new coach The Baltimore Bohemians hired former U.S. international Santino Quaranta as coach of the USL Premier Development League squad. "I look forward to building a winning squad that Baltimore can be proud to call its own," said Quaranta, who attended Archbishop Curley and is co-founder, technical director and vice president of Pipeline Soccer Club, a youth club based in the Baltimore area. As a player, the Baltimore native spent 11 seasons in Major League Soccer, his time split between D.C. United, the Los Angeles Galaxy and the New York Red Bulls.
NEWS
By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 28, 2014
A 25-year-old man, one of the victims in a double shooting Tuesday afternoon near Pimlico Race Course , has died. The death marks the city's deadliest start to a year since 2007. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting, which was reported to police about 12:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of Denmore Ave. in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore. The second victim, a 30-year-old male, was being treated at an area hospital for wounds in the stomach. The identities of the two men were not immediately released.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 16, 2013
The fatal shooting Monday morning of a 48-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore was the sixth killing in as many days, pushing the city's homicide count to its highest level in four years. Police said the unidentified man was shot in the chest at about 11:30 a.m. in the 5200 block of Beaufort Ave. near Pimlico Race Course . Detectives and crime scene technicians were focused on an area behind a vacant home in the block. The killing, which came on the heels of a weekend that saw three homicides and a quadruple shooting at an East Baltimore barber shop, brought the number of victims this year to 224. The youngest of the weekend's victims was 20-year-old Sirreal Scott, who was shot Friday afternoon in the 2200 block of Liberty Heights Ave. in a residential area between Mondawmin Mall and Druid Hill Park.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 12, 2013
Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will have 146 days of racing in 2014, including the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes, on May 17. It's the same number that has been scheduled the last four years. The Maryland Racing Commission approved the agreement between the Maryland Jockey Club, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association at its monthly meeting this afternoon at Laurel Park. The 2014 winter meeting will begin Jan. 1, a Wednesday, at Laurel Park and include 46 live racing days over an 13-week period with live racing taking place on a Thursday through Saturday schedule.
NEWS
By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | October 9, 2013
Isaiah House won't be one of the students who walks through the doors of the newly renovated Pimlico Elementary/Middle School in a few years, but he jumped at the opportunity Wednesday to propose what he thought those who come after him should see and experience. "I think there should be a meditation room," the eighth-grader told his classmates as they pored over a blueprint of their current school. "So when the little kids are having a hard day, they can go in there and calm down.
NEWS
By Nicholas Fouriezos, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2013
Governor Jack, a former racehorse, cantered smoothly and landed multiple jumps in front of the crowd at Pimlico Race Course , as if he had been an event horse his entire life. Elissa Ogburn, his 14-year-old trainer and rider, knew how far he had come. "He was still a little pushy, bobbing his head around," said Ogburn, a freshman at Old Mill High School. "He's kind of gotten more comfortable with me. I know how to calm him down. " Ogburn was one of 26 trainers who showed off racehorses prepared for second careers in the Thoroughbred Makeover & National Symposium Saturday and Sunday.
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Sports Digest | July 14, 2013
Pimlico Race Course Houston wins Totally Thoroughbred show Houston was crowned the overall champion of the Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show for the second consecutive year Saturday at Pimlico Race Course , edging out Testimonially for top honors. The duo also went 1-2 in the inaugural show last July. Owned by Megan Sullivan , the 13-year-old was ridden by Courtney Sommers . He qualified for the finals with a second-place finish, behind Testimonially, in the 3-foot jump class earlier Saturday.
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