Racing News

Preakness Contender Firing Line Taking Santamaria to New Territory

New Callaghan Assistant Enjoying Triple Crown Challenges

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Carlos Santamaria’s new job has already exceeded his expectations. Just six weeks after signing on as trainer Simon Callaghan’s assistant, he finds himself in the midst of the 2015 Triple Crown campaign with Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line.

Black-Eyed Susan Day Stakes Draw 277 Nominations

Preakness Eve Card Offers Eight Stakes Worth $1.18 Million

Maryland-Based Stars Ben’s Cat, Page McKenney, Talk Show Man Among Nominees

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – A total of 277 horses were nominated for eight stakes worth $1.18 million that highlight a spectacular Black-Eyed Susan Day program Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Pletcher Begins Evaluation Process for May 16 Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Todd Pletcher sent Materiality, Carpe Diem and Competitive Edge to the racetrack at Belmont Park Wednesday morning as the evaluation process began to determine their respective statuses for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16.


Divining Rod Confirmed for May 16 Preakness Stakes

Pletcher Quartet Under Preakness Consideration

American Pharoah, Dortmund Walk Shedrow

Firing Line Returns to Track for Morning Jog


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Arnaud Delacour confirmed Wednesday that Lael Stable’s Divining Rod is on course to run in the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16.

Kid Cruz Set for Local Return in $300,000 Pimlico Special May 15

2014 Preakness Starter to run in Black-Eyed Susan Day Co-Feature

Special, Black-Eyed Susan Highlight Seven Stakes on Preakness Eve

ALTIMORE, MD., 05/05/15 –Vina Del Mar Thoroughbreds and Black Swan Stable’s Kid Cruz is set for a return to Pimlico Race Course on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 15, a year after competing in the 2014 Preakness Stakes (G1).


Firing Line to Return to Track Wednesday

American Pharoah & Dortmund Set for Return Thursday

Lochte, Bluegrass Singer Pointed to Preakness Undercard Turf Stakes

Summer Squall’s Preakness Victory Still Sweet for Howard, Day


Grade 3 Winner Divining Rod on Target for Preakness

Owner-Trainer Considering Preakness for Tesio Winner Bodhisattva

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/4/05 - Lael Stables’ Divining Rod, winner of the Lexington (G3) April 11 at Keeneland, remains on target to make his next start in the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.


Firing Line Ready for Rematch with American Pharoah in Preakness

Kentucky Derby Winner American Pharoah, & Dortmund, Walk Shedrow

Pletcher-Trained Stanford is a ‘Go’ for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

Baffert-Trained Luminance Works for $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan

McLaughlin Confirms Transparent for $300,000 Pimlico Special

LOUISVILLE, KY., 05/04/15 - Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line seemed to enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding Barn 42 on the Churchill Downs backstretch Monday morning as assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria walked the Preakness Stakes (G1) hopeful under the shedrow for approximately 30 minutes.

Top Three Derby Finishers Headed to Preakness

Derby Winner American Pharoah Seeks Middle Jewel of Triple Crown
Trainer Baffert Goes After Sixth Preakness Victory

Jockey Stoddard Wins First Race On 87-1 Longshot

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/01/15 – Jockey Caitlyn Stoddard, a native of Baltimore, won the first race of her career Friday aboard the 87-1 longshot Im Charming in Pimlico Race Course’s sixth race.