Racing News


Baffert Joins Preakness Contenders at Churchill

Pletcher Decision on Preakness Due Tuesday Morning

Firing Line Open Gallops a Second Day

Bodhisattva True Success Story for Owner/Trainer

Danzig Moon, Tale of Verve Continue Preakness Preparation at Churchill


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/11/15 – Five-time Preakness-winning trainer Bob Baffert was back at Churchill Downs Monday morning to get his first live look in a week at Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place finisher Dortmund.

Ex-Claimer Brenda’s Way A True Local Success Story

$150,000 Allaire DuPont (G3) Next Stop for Stakes-Winning Mare

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/11/15 – Come Saturday, Edward Buxbaum will continue a tradition that began in 1973 and hasn’t skipped a year since. The Baltimore-bred and based attorney will join with a group of his old middle school pals at Pimlico Race Course to watch Maryland’s biggest race, the Preakness Stakes.

Stopchargingmaria Makes Pimlico Return in Allaire DuPont

Last Year’s Black-Eyed Susan Winner Headlines $150,000 Grade 3 Stakes

Field of 11 Set for $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness (G3)

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15– Stopchargingmaria stormed through her 3-year-old season with amazing results, winning the Black-Eyed Susan (G2) at Pimlico Race Course last May and then going on to Grade 1 victories in the Coaching Club American Oaks and Alabama.  Now, the Todd Pletcher trained filly is back at Old Hilltop, easing into her 4-year-old season and hoping the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (G3) sets her up for another wonderful season.

Black-Eyed Susan Day To Offer Three $250,000 Guaranteed Pools

Guaranteed Pool Races Include Black-Eyed Susan, Sagamore Pimlico Special       

$100,000 Rainbow 6 Single Winner Guarantee

Black-Eyed Susan, Preakness Daily Double

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club will offer bettors two special 50-cent Pick 4s and a 50-cent Pick 5 each with guaranteed pools of $250,000 during Friday’s 14-race Black-Eyed Susan program at Pimlico Race Course.

Top Billing, Commissioner Square Off in Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special

Grade 3 Race Draws Solid Field of Stakes-Winning Older Horses

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15 – Last winter Top Billing and Commissioner were rising stars on the Triple Crown trail who took turns beating each other in South Florida before being separated by circumstance.

Luminance Has Chance to Shine in Black-Eyed Susan

Grade 1-Placed Filly Can Give Baffert Fifth Victory in $150,000 Grade 2 Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15– Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who'll be running certain favorite American Pharoah in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, might also be running the favorite in the Black-Eyed Susan on Friday.


Sweetgrass Making Stakes Debut in Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

Pimlico Special (G3) Holds Fond Memories for McLaughlin

Miss Temple City Pointed to $100,000 Hilltop, Donworth to Saturday’s Sir Barton

Preakness Weekend Stakes Candidates Get in Final Works


Derby Runner-Up Firing Line Open Gallops for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes

Tale of Verve Confirmed for Preakness Following 5F Breeze

Derby Winner American Pharoah, Stablemate Dortmund School, Gallop

Mr. Z Removed from Preakness Consideration

Tesio Victor Bodhisattva Breezes at Laurel

Video of Bodhisattva Breeze, Corrales Interview

Divining Rod Exits Work in Good Order

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15– Kentucky Derby runner-up Firing Line stretched his legs and opened his lungs a bit during an open gallop of about six furlongs Sunday morning at Churchill Downs. Exercise rider Humberto Gomez was aboard for the morning activity scheduled by trainer Simon Callaghan.

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Zetcher Looking to Turn Tables on Longtime Trainer in Preakness Stakes

Firing Line’s Owner Hopes to Get Better of Baffert-Trained American Pharoah

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/10/15 –During 15 years of owning Thoroughbreds, Arnold Zetcher has enjoyed considerable success in major stakes with horses trained by Bob Baffert.