BALTIMORE, 04-29-12---Lashé Speight, a sixth grader at Cross Country Elementary/Middle School, is the grand prize winner of the thirteenth annual Preakness Portraits Youth Art Contest. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake made the announcement Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course.
BALTIMORE, 04-28-12---Roger J. Weiss’ Hudson Steele was content to travel in third, then charged by the pacesetters and powered away to a victory in today’s feature at Pimlico Race Course, the $75,000 Henry S. Clark Stakes.
LAUREL, MD. 04-28-12---Illinois Derby (G3) winner Done Talking worked 5-furlongs at Laurel Park Saturday morning in his final work before next Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs.
The Hamilton Smith trainee stopped the clock in 1:01 seconds and galloped out in 1:14.60 with regular rider Sheldon Russell aboard. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance.
BALTIMORE, 04-27-12---Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank attended his first Preakness as a student-athlete at the University of Maryland in early 1990’s. Now the 39-year-old could own a Preakness starter.
Sagamore Farm trainer Ignacio Correas said Tiger Walk will likely be a new shooter for the 137th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 19.
BALTIMORE, 04-26-12---Trainer Todd Pletcher will start Hudson Steele in the $75,000 Henry S. Clark Stakes, a race scheduled for one mile on the turf at Pimlico Race Course Saturday afternoon. The race could be used as a springboard for some to the $300,000 Dixie Stakes (G2) on the Preakness undercard.
BALTIMORE, 04-25-12---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it has teamed up with Macy’s for a pair of Preakness fashion shows.
This Saturday, April 28, at the Macy’s Towson Town Center Mall (Cosmetic Mall Entrance on the second floor), there will be a fashion presentation to help showcase what to wear to this year’s 137th Preakness® Stakes on Saturday, May 19. Raffle drawings will include tickets to Preakness and a Macy’s gift card. The show starts at 2 p.m.
Entire Race Takes Place At Pimlico Race Course With Proceeds Benefitting The Maryland Affiliate Of Susan G. Komen For The Cure®
BALTIMORE, 04-24-12---The Maryland Jockey Club and sports marketing and event management company Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. (CSE) announced today the return of the “Down the Stretch for SGK” Preakness 5k. The race will take place Saturday, May 12 at Pimlico Race Course with part of the proceeds benefitting the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
BALTIMORE, 04-23-12---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby card at Pimlico Race Course will feature a Jockey Challenge featuring four riders visiting from Venezuela competing against four from the Maryland colony.
The featured race on the card will be the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds. The Venezuelan-based colt won the 1971 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The 1-1/16 mile race was previously known as the Federico Tesio Stakes.
BALTIMORE, 04-21-12---Patrick A. Kelley’s Idle Talk caught In the Rough in the last jump to win the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes, a race for fillies and mares contested over the turf this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.
BALTIMORE, 04-21-12---King Leatherbury got career win number 6,341 in the fourth race Saturday afternoon but not from 10-time stakes winners Ben's Cat. Kens Cape upset a strong allowance field at odds of nearly 20-1 in a thrilling stretch drive, while Ben’s Cat beat just two horses, finishing about three lengths behind his stablemate in the 5-furlong turf sprint.
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