Racing News

The Stronach Group Announces The Departure Of Tom Chuckas

AURORA, ON 11-26-14---The Stronach Group announced today that Tom Chuckas, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, has resigned his position with the company, effective November 30.

Canada Selected As International Pavilion's Host Nation At The 2015 Preakness Stakes


BALTIMORE, 11-14-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced the selection of Canada as the host nation for the 2015 International Pavilion at the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16, 2015.

Maryland Jockey Club To Race 149 Days In 2015

LAUREL, MD. 11-11-14---Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 149 days of racing in 2015 after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park.

2015 Preakness Tickets On Sale

BALTIMORE, 10-01-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that tickets for 2015 Preakness went on-sale this morning Wednesday, October 1. Renewal invoices were sent today with a deadline of January 16. The 140th running of the Preakness® Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2015 Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, 07-28-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2015 Preakness logo for the 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

My Fantastic Lady is Crowned Overall Champion at the Third Annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD. 7-13-14---My Fantastic Lady was crowned the overall champion at the third annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, presented in four show rings on the infield at Pimlico Race Course this afternoon.

Former Jockey Terry West To Tackle Jumps In Third Annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show This Sunday

BALTIMORE, 07-08-14---Terry West rode 27 winners as a jockey from the late 1970’s to late 1980’s but the Washington D.C. native is well known in the Mid-Atlantic show jumping world. On Sunday, the 58-year old will be prominent at theTotally Thoroughbred Horse Show in the Pimlico Race Course infield.

Houston Looks For Third Straight Title In Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show At Pimlico Race Course

BALTIMORE, 07-01-14---Houston will look to make it three consecutive overall titles at the Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico Race Course on Sunday, July 13.

Pimlico Announces Spring Handle Figures

BALTIMORE, 06-10-14---The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with the average daily handle 4.7% higher than 2013. The average daily handle increased from $4.5 million to $4.7 million with one fewer day of live racing. Easter fell during the spring stand this year.

McCarthy, Magee Capture Pimlico Titles

BALTIMORE, 06-07-14---The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended today with jockey Trevor McCarthy and trainer Kieron Magee winning individual titles. The 35-day stand began at the historic home of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on April 3.