Racing News

California Chrome Ready For Triple Crown Challenge


CALIFORNIA CHROME – Trainer Art Sherman widened his smile and nodded at the question of the morning Sunday after California Chrome added Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (G1) to his win in the Kentucky Derby : Have you been thinking about the Triple Crown?

California Chrome Dazzles Record Crowd In Preakness Stakes

Derby Winner Continues Quest to Become 12th Triple Crown Champion

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 –California Chrome continued on his quest for a Triple Crown sweep Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, scoring a dominating victory in the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) to the enthusiastic approval of a record crowd of 123,469.

Utley Scores In Longines Dixie Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Augustin Stable’s Utley steered out from behind traffic and rallied to win the historic $400,000 Longines Dixie Stakes (G2) Saturday at Pimlico.

Class Leader Delivers Stirring Stretch Drive In Sir Barton Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14---Lane’s End Racing’s Class Leader lagged far off the pace early before making an extended drive to prevail in the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico.

Somali Lemonade Shows the Way In Gallorette Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 –Caroline A. Forgason’s Somali Lemonade prevailed in a spirited battle for the lead, then held off Watsdachances in deep stretch to win the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (G3) for fillies and mares Saturday  at Pimlico.

Wallyanna Captures James W. Murphy Stakes

BALTIMORE – 5-17-14 –Tim E. O’Donohue Racing’s Wallyanna stalked the pace before wresting command in mid-stretch and galloping away to victory the $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

Meadowood Triumphs In Chick Lang Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Stonestreet Stables and George Bolton’s Meadowood broke alertly, backed off the hot pace and then resurged in the stretch to win the $100,000 Chick Lang Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico.

Ageless Comes Through In The Very One Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Lael Stables’ Ageless had to wait behind horses until room opened along the fence in the stretch, then dashed through an opening to win the $100,000 The Very One Stakes Saturday at Pimlico.

Happy My Way Leads The Way In Maryland Sprint Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 –Sagamore Farm & Mel Palkoff’s Happy My Way broke like a shot and nursed his lead the rest of the way to post an easy score in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap (G3) Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

Lunar Rock Takes Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14– Matthew Brown, N R S Stable and Tim L. Keefe’s Lunar Rock battled Who Dat Boy into defeat and held off late-charging No Brakes to win the $40,000 Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap for registered Maryland-breds on Preakness Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.