Racing News

Pimlico Shows Sharp Increases In Spring Handle

Continues Maryland Jockey Club Momentum

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/08/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Pimlico Race Course’s 37-day spring meet, highlighted by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s impressive victory in the 140th Preakness Stakes, ended Saturday with sharp increases over last year in total and average handle      

Pimlico's Mandatory Payout of Rainbow 6 Produces $12,518 Payoff

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/06/15– Pimlico’s inaugural Rainbow 6 mandatory payout resulted in multiple winning tickets worth $12,518.28 Saturday afternoon on Closing Day of the meet.

Pimlico’s Mandatory Rainbow 6 Payout Saturday With $275,321 Carryover

Pool Could Climb to $1 Million on Belmont Stakes Day

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/05/15 - The Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course ends Saturday afternoon with a bonus – a mandatory payout of its 10-cent Rainbow 6 with a carryover of $275,321.

Pimlico's 10-Cent Rainbow 6 Carryover $260,739 Friday

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/04/15- Pimlico Race Course enters the final weekend of the Preakness Meet with a 10-cent Rainbow 6 carryover of $260,739.

Take Pimlico’s Rainbow 6 Challenge With Gaudet & Nicoletti On Twitter

Win a Day at the Races, Gift Bag and $100 Betting Voucher

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/04/15 – Handicappers Gabby Gaudet and Ron Nicoletti will challenge two fans to pick more winning races than them during Saturday’s mandatory 10-cent Rainbow 6 at Pimlico Race Course for prizes, lunch and a $100 betting voucher.

Maryland Jockey Club To Host Region's Biggest Belmont Stakes Parties

Viewing Parties at Laurel & Pimlico
Free American Pharoah T-Shirts With Paid Admission
Triple Crown Buffets, Signature Cocktails with Souvenir Glass

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/02/15- The Maryland Jockey Club will host two of the region's biggest Belmont Stakes parties Saturday, June 6 when Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah attempts to make history by becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

Taylor Hole Has Riding Triple, Five Wins In Two Days

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/30/15 - Jockey Taylor Hole, who recently won his 2,000th career race, won three races Saturday.

Hole won aboard Aji ($7.80) in the seventh race, Sterling's Maximus ($5) in the eighth and Outofthedepths ($13) in the 10th. Hole has now ridden five winners the past two days.

Pimlico News & Notes

Motion Eyes Royal Ascot For Miss Temple City, Easy Goer For Donworth
Bodhisattva Doing Well After Preakness
Talk Show Man Preparing For Summer Campaign

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/28/15 –Trainer Graham Motion said Miss Temple City, winner of the Hilltop Stakes May 15 at Pimlico, is on schedule to ship to England for the June 19 Coronation Cup at Royal Ascot.

Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series Receives Secretary’s Citation

ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 26, 2015) – Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder presented officials with the Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series (TASS) a Secretary’s Citation for their contributions to Maryland agriculture on Saturday, May 23, at the Fair Hill Races in Elkton. The citation was accepted by TASS Coordinator Fran Burns and TASS Board Member Beverly Strauss.

Wallynette Rodriguez Wins First U.S. Race

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/25/15 - Jockey Wallynette Rodriguez won her first race in the United States Monday when she rode Lightnin Fast Girl to victory in Pimlico's first race.