Racing News

Maryland Trainer Corrales Continues to Live the Dream

Three years after his first Preakness starter, Corrales looks for big day on Preakness Eve
 
BALTIMORE – In case you’ve forgotten about Bodhisattva … oh, wait. Maybe you have.
 

Fasig-Tipton Named Title Sponsor of Preakness Stakes Barn Winner’s Party

BALTIMORE - Fasig-Tipton, North America’s oldest Thoroughbred auction house, has reached an agreement with Pimlico Race Course as title-sponsor of the Stakes Barn Winners Party on Preakness Day.
 

Baffert, Smith Bringing Their Mojo into Saturday’s Preakness 143

Hall of Famers Hope to Stay on a Roll with Derby Winner Justify
 
BALTIMORE – Not only is unbeaten Kentucky Derby (G1) Justify the hottest 3-year-old in the country, his trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith are also in the midst of a remarkable run of success together. The odds-on 1-2 favorite for Saturday’s 143rd Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course is their latest collaboration on a star.
 

Reigning Turf Champion World Approval Makes Title Defense in Dixie (G2)

G1 Winner Divisidero, G3 Winner Just Howard Among Seven Rivals
            
BALTIMORE – Reigning male turf champion World Approval looks to return to his winning ways when he makes a title defense in Saturday’s $250,000 Maker’s Mark Dixie (G2), one of seven stakes worth $2.55 million in purses on the 14-race Preakness Stakes (G1) undercard at legendary Pimlico Race Course.
 

Justify Odds-On Favorite for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes

Undefeated Kentucky Derby Hero Rated at 1-2 in Morning Line
Derby Runner-Up Good Magic 3-1 for Rematch with Justify
 
BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Justify was installed as the odds-on 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course after receiving the No. 7 stall in the starting gate at Wednesday’s Post Position Draw for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.
 

Preakness Stakes Post-Position Draw Quotes

Bob Baffert (trainer, Justify; PP #7; 1-2): “I’m fine. I’ll never forget the sickening feeling when I drew the 1-2 (posts) with American Pharoah and Dortmund. I think the break is still very essential, so I’m fine with it.”
 

Versatile Chanteline Takes Aim at $100,000 The Very One

Tap Daddy Looks to Rebound in $100,000 BMW James W. Murphy
 
BALTIMORE – While the rainy forecast may be a concern to some horsemen, it will make little difference to Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen’s camp with regard to Chanteline in Saturday’s $100,000 The Very One Stakes and Tap Daddy in the $100,000 BMW James W. Murphy Stakes, both on grass as part of a spectacular stakes-filled Preakness Stakes (G1) program at legendary Pimlico Race Course.
 

Still Having Fun Shortens Up for $200,000 ClearSpan Chick Lang

$100,000 LARC Sir Barton Attracts Balanced Field of 11
Among Eight Stakes, Four Graded, Worth $2.55 Million on Preakness Day
 
BALTIMORE – Before Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Justify and runner-up Good Magic have their rematch against six others in the 143rd running of the $1.5 million Preakness (G1), the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, 3-year-olds will be also be in the spotlight in a pair of supporting stakes Saturday at legendary Pimlico Race Course.
 

Easy Morning for Derby Hero before Flight to Baltimore

Wet Track No Deterrent for Efficient-Striding Good Magic
Lukas-Trained Bravazo, Sporting Chance School in Paddock
 
BALTIMORE – Unbeaten Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Justify walked the shedrow at trainer Bob Baffert’s barn at Churchill Downs Wednesday before starting his journey to Baltimore and Pimlico Race Course, where he is slated to face seven rivals in Saturday’s 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1).
 

Preakness Weekend Features Multiple Guaranteed Pools

$2 Million Late Pick 4, $1 Million Late Pick 5 Saturday, May 19
 
BALTIMORE – Led by $2 million in the 50-cent Late Pick 4 and $1 million in the 50-cent Late Pick 5 Saturday, May 19, there will be several guaranteed multi-race pools over Preakness weekend at legendary Pimlico Race Course.