Racing News

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.


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.


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.


Page McKenney Tunes Up for Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special

Ageless Ben’s Cat On Target for Jim McKay Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15  –Adam Staple and Jalin Stable’s Page McKenney returned to the work tab Friday morning, breezing five furlongs in 1:03 in preparation for the $300,000 Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special (G3) on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 15.


Tale of Verve’s Connections Taking Serious Look at Preakness

American Pharoah, Dortmund, Firing Line Gallop toward Preakness

Status Quo for Preakness Probable Mr. Z; Danzig Moon Possible

Pletcher Still Evaluating Quartet of 3-Year-Olds

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15 –Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke’s decision on Tale of Verve’s status for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16 will likely rest on their analysis of last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1).

Jacksons Looking Forward to New Chapter in Preakness Stakes

Barbaro Owners Ready to Move on from Tragedy with Divining Rod

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15  - Nine years after the Barbaro heartbreak, Gretchen and Roy Jackson are returning to Pimlico for the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16 with another homebred colt – Divining Rod – who will run in the colors of their Lael Stables.

Sagamore Racing To Sponsor Pimlico Special (G3)

                                   Sponsorship Includes $30,000 Donation to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

BALTIMORE, MD., 04217 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Sagamore Racing will be the named sponsor of the $300,000 Pimlico Special Friday, May 15.  


Baffert Likes What He Sees in American Pharoah, Dortmund

Lukas-Trained Mr. Z ‘Probable’ for Middle Jewel

Stewart ‘Thinking’ about Preakness for Tale of Verve

Grand Bili Possible New Shooter for Preakness

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Thursday that he expects both

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund to be starters in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.