Racing News


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.

Ben’s Cat Faces Full Field in $100,000 Jim McKay

Nine Entered to Dethrone Two-Time Defending Champion

Lady Sabelia Can Start New Streak in $100,000 Skipat

Miss Temple City, Lady Zuzu Get Class Relief in $100,000 Hilltop


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/11/15 – Multiple stakes-winning Maryland-bred star will have plenty of company when he goes after his third consecutive victory in the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Friday at Pimlico Race Course.


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.