Racing News

Five Stakes Worth $330,000 Set for June 25 at Pimlico

BALTIMORE - The final weekend of the 28-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico will offer five stakes worth $330,000 on Saturday, June 25 for both Maryland-bred and Virginia-bred/sired horses.
 
The $75,000 All Brandy Stakes for fillies and mares 3 and up and the $75,000 Find Stakes for 3-year-olds and up are restricted to Maryland-breds and will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the turf course.
 

G3 Winner Divining Rod Nearing Return to Races

BALTIMORE - Lael Stables’ Grade 3 winner Divining Rod, third behind 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1), is getting closer to his first race in nearly a year.
 
The 4-year-old Tapit colt, unraced since a fifth-place finish in the Smarty Jones (G3) last August at Parx, breezed three furlongs Wednesday at the Fair Hill Training Center in “something like 39 seconds,” trainer Arnaud Delacour said.
 

Nyquist Returns to Track with Thursday Jog

G1 Kentucky Derby Winner to Train Friday, Ship Sunday
 
BALTIMORE – Previously undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Nyquist returned to the track Thursday morning for the first time since his third-place finish in the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) May 21.
 
Accompanied on the pony by California-based trainer Doug O’Neill’s assistant, Jack Sisterson, Nyquist jogged one lap around the main track at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Do What I Say Takes Turf Streak into $100,000 Stormy Blues

Filly Unbeaten in Two Starts Since Making Surface Switch
 
BALTIMORE – Unbeaten in two starts since being moved to the turf earlier this spring, R. Larry Johnson’s Do What I Say puts her streak on the line in Saturday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 

Rainbow 6 Produces Life-Changing Payoff on $2,800 Wager

Single Winner Cashes for $230,000 in Saturday Jackpot

BALTIMORE – Introduced last spring by the Maryland Jockey Club, the 20-cent Rainbow 6 produced another life-changing payout when one bettor took down a carryover jackpot of $230,597.20 Saturday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

The single, unique ticket was purchased through the Las Vegas hub at a cost of $2,800. The winning combination was 1-8/1, 5/1, 4, 7-9/1, 3-4, 6-9/2-5, 7/1, 3, 5-6, 9.

Rainbow 6 Solved Saturday for $230,597 Payoff; Sagamore’s Recruiting Ready Sizzles in Race Debut

Super Hi-5 Carryover of $2,946 for Sunday’s Opener
Sagamore’s Recruiting Ready Sizzles in Race Debut 
 
 BALTIMORE – One lucky bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 at historic Pimlico Race Course Saturday when Black Swan Stable’s Ruston Vow captured the 10th-race finale for a $230,597.20 payoff.

Exaggerator Returns to Track with Saturday Gallop

Early Sunday Morning Departure to NY for Preakness (G1) Winner
Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner Nyquist Looking at June 5 Return to California
 
BALTIMORE – After two days of walking, Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator returned to the track with an easy gallop Saturday morning at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 

Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $187,196 for Saturday; Super Hi-5 Carryover Approaches $1,000 in Saturday Opener

Super Hi-5 Carryover Approaches $1,000 in Saturday Opener 
 
BALTIMORE – There was no unique winner of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 on Friday, creating a carryover jackpot of $187,196.56 for Saturday’s 10-race program at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 
First race post time is 1:10 p.m. for a Saturday card that kicks off with a $40,000 maiden special weight event for 2-year-olds going 4 ½ furlongs on the main track. The Rainbow 6 will span Races 5-10.

$100,000 Stormy Blues Draws 19 Nominations

BALTIMORE – Stakes winners Hidden Treat and Swift Lady head a list of 19 horses nominated to the $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies going five furlongs on the turf June 4 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 

Rainbow 6 Carryover Reaches $171,177 for Friday; Friday Carryovers in Late Pick 5 and Super Hi-5

Friday Carryovers in Late Pick 5 and Super Hi-5 
 
BALTIMORE – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot for Friday swelled to $171,177.73 when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved during Thursday’s nine-race program at historic Pimlico Race Course.