Racing News

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.

BLACK-EYED SUSAN NEWS & NOTES

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
 

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

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.

Entries for Black-Eyed Susan Day Will Be Taken Sunday, May 10

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/09/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club reminds horsemen that entries for Friday, May 15 – Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course – will be taken Sunday, May 10.

BLACK-EYED SUSAN NEWS & NOTES

Top Billing Breezes Saturday for Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special (G3)

 Ahh Chocolate Puts in Final Work for Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

Luminance Shines in Black-Eyed Susan Breeze

Busy Morning for Preakness Weekend Undercard Stakes Contenders

 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/09/15  – Will Farish and E.J. Hudson Jr.’s Top Billing breezed Saturday at Belmont Park in preparation for his return to stakes company in the $300,000 Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special (G3) on Friday, May 15.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Danzig Moon Confirmed for Start in 140th Preakness Stakes

Divining Rod Breezes Half Mile at Fair Hill Training Center

American Pharoah, Dortmund, Firing Line Gallop at Churchill

           

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/09/15– Assistant trainer Norman Casse confirmed Saturday morning that John Oxley’s Danzig Moon will ship from Churchill Downs to Pimlico Race Course to compete in the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16.

Grade 2 Longines Dixie Highlights 140th Preakness Stakes Undercard

Grade 3 Maryland Sprint and Gallorette among Seven Supporting Stakes
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/09/15 – The 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), which is scheduled to feature Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah’s bid for a second straight triumph in his Triple Crown campaign, will be supported by seven stakes at Pimlico Race Course Saturday, May 16.