BALTIMORE, 04-20-13---J & J Stables & GSP Stable’s Jewel of a Cat flashed another gear and pulled away from six rival three-year old fillies in the $75,000 Stormy Blues Stakes, the first of three stakes races at Pimlico Race Course this afternoon.
Chris DeCarlo rode the Benny Perkins trained daughter of Wildcat Heir to a 2-3/4 length victory in 59.09 for the five-furlong distance on the main track. The race had been scheduled for the turf and lost three runners to scratches when it was moved to the main track.
BALTIMORE, 04-18-13---Pimlico Race Course continues to roll out its 2013 spring stakes schedule with three $75,000 races on an 11-race program on Saturday afternoon. Each race also has a $25,000 bonus for Maryland-bred runners.
The Stormy Blues Stakes (race 7) goes five furlongs on the turf and is restricted to three-year old fillies. The Primonetta (race 9) will match nine fillies and mares at six furlongs on the main track. The Henry S. Clark (race 10) puts fourteen runners in the gate for a race of one mile on the turf.
BALTIMORE, 04-17-13---Secretariat’s legendary Triple Crown campaign in 1973 has marveled three generations of racing fans, fascinated by the mark he left on history and his stunning performances that rewrote the record books. “Big Red’s” 40th Anniversary Celebration continues on this season’s Triple Crown trail with special events and appearances by the Meadow Stable team at the Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness.
Entire Race on the Grounds of Historic Pimlico With Proceeds Benefitting the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure®
BALTIMORE, 04-16-13---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 11 at Pimlico Race Course with part of the proceeds benefitting the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
BALTIMORE, 04-14-13---It did not make SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays, but Spicer Cub’s eventful trip in Saturday’s 11th at Pimlico Race Course has gone viral and is generating interest outside of horse racing circles.
BALTIMORE, 04-13-13---Manito won for the fourth consecutive time with a front-running score in Saturday’s $47,000 allowance feature at Pimlico Race Course.
The 7-year-old gelding accelerated to a 4-1/2 length lead at the top of the stretch and was ridden out by jockey Yomar Ortiz to a half-length victory over Pass You Bye Bye. Owned and trained by King Leatherbury, Manito finished the 5-1/2 furlong test in 1:04.36 and paid $3.60.
BALTIMORE, 04-12-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that Afrojack will open the main stage at 2013 Preakness InfieldFest on Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, while Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley will perform at the Black-Eyed Susan concert a day earlier, May 17.
BALTIMORE, 04-11-13---Promising apprentice rider Trevor McCarthy will miss 8-10 weeks with a broken left tibia, according to his agent Scott Silver. McCarthy was injured Thursday morning at Laurel Park during training when a horse he was working wheeled and dropped the jockey. The 18-year-old will have surgery Monday, April 15.
“It really wasn’t a bad fall,” Silver said. “It was the way he landed.”
BALTIMORE, 04-11-13—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 16 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1).
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