Racing News


Trainer Graham Chooses Black-Eyed Susan for Gypsy Judy
Lady Sabelia Favored in Skipat, Xmas Sky Takes on Ben’s Cat in Jim McKay
Keen Pauline Making Stakes Debut in Black-Eyed Susan
Regina Christina, Brenda’s Way Set for Friday Stakes
‘Racing the Times’ to Premiere Friday on Maryland Public TV

Comeback Trail Brings Trainer Jones to Old Hilltop

Fillies Blue Violet, Divine Dawn to Run on Black-Eyed Susan Day Undercard


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Trainer Larry Jones’ enthusiasm for his sport and his job are unfettered - an amazing thing, really, when you think about the man. He has had wondrous successes, yes; but cruel turns of fate, as well.


Five Preakness Entrants En Route from Kentucky to Pimlico
Post Position Draw Set for 5 p.m. in Sports Palace
Baffert Awaits Arrivals of American Pharoah, Dortmund
Mr. Z Sold, Entered in Preakness Stakes
Firing Line ‘Fit and Fresh’ for Preakness Stakes
Divining Rod: The Name Game
Corrales Confident Bodhisattva Ready to Step Up


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15– Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah boarded a plane bound for Baltimore-Washington International Airport following a quiet Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Preakness Stakes a Favorite for Familiar Face Bob Baffert

Hall of Fame Trainer Seeks 5th Win with American Pharoah, Dortmund

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Though he’ll be on a mission to win Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes with either Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah or Derby third-place finisher Dortmund, Bob Baffert won’t be all business when he arrives at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday.


Rested Commissioner Takes Aim at Pimlico Special (G3)
Shrinking Violet, Emotional Kitten Breeze for Saturday Stakes
Allaire DuPont (G3) Contender Queen’s Blade a World Traveler
Fortune Pearl Up for Rematch with Stopchargingmaria in DuPont


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Seven weeks after delivering a career-best performance to win his first graded stakes, WinStar Farm’s Commissioner can make it two in a row in Friday’s $300,000 Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special (G3).

Post Position Draw for Preakness Set for 5 P.M. Wednesday

BALTIMORE,  MD., 05/12/15 – The draw for post positions for Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Sports Palace on the third floor of Pimlico Race Course.

The first three finishers of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund, respectively, are scheduled to return to action in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Preakness Day to Offer $1.5 Million Guaranteed Late Pick 4

140th Preakness Stakes Will Anchor Four-Race Sequence
Preakness Post-Position Draw Set For Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Anchored by the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer bettors a guaranteed pool of $1.5 million for the late Pick 4 during Saturday’s 14-race program at Pimlico Race Course.


American Pharoah, Dortmund Looking Good in Morning Gallops
Firing Line Completes Preakness Preparation at Churchill
Materiality Removed from Preakness Consideration
Javier Castellano Picks Up Mount on Divining Rod
Danzig Moon Full of Energy for Preakness
Bodhisattva Seeking to Make Name for Himself


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place Derby finisher Dortmund galloped 1 ½ miles on a mild Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Security, Pre-Race Procedures for Preakness Day Announced

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15– Security and pre-race procedures have been announced for all horses scheduled to compete in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Owner Looking for ‘Special’ Effort from Page McKenney

 Pimlico-Based Gelding Looking for First Graded Win in Pimlico Special (G3)

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 –As a poker dealer at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Adam Staple knows gambling. Nearly two summers ago he took a big gamble of his own, and the investment has continued to pay off.