Racing News

2015 Preakness Tickets On Sale

BALTIMORE, 10-01-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that tickets for 2015 Preakness went on-sale this morning Wednesday, October 1. Renewal invoices were sent today with a deadline of January 16. The 140th running of the Preakness® Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2015 Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, 07-28-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2015 Preakness logo for the 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

My Fantastic Lady is Crowned Overall Champion at the Third Annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD. 7-13-14---My Fantastic Lady was crowned the overall champion at the third annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, presented in four show rings on the infield at Pimlico Race Course this afternoon.

Former Jockey Terry West To Tackle Jumps In Third Annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show This Sunday

BALTIMORE, 07-08-14---Terry West rode 27 winners as a jockey from the late 1970’s to late 1980’s but the Washington D.C. native is well known in the Mid-Atlantic show jumping world. On Sunday, the 58-year old will be prominent at theTotally Thoroughbred Horse Show in the Pimlico Race Course infield.

Houston Looks For Third Straight Title In Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show At Pimlico Race Course

BALTIMORE, 07-01-14---Houston will look to make it three consecutive overall titles at the Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico Race Course on Sunday, July 13.

Pimlico Announces Spring Handle Figures

BALTIMORE, 06-10-14---The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with the average daily handle 4.7% higher than 2013. The average daily handle increased from $4.5 million to $4.7 million with one fewer day of live racing. Easter fell during the spring stand this year.

McCarthy, Magee Capture Pimlico Titles

BALTIMORE, 06-07-14---The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended today with jockey Trevor McCarthy and trainer Kieron Magee winning individual titles. The 35-day stand began at the historic home of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on April 3.

Second Annual Media Celebrity Announcer Day

BALTIMORE-06-06-14---The race calls for Friday’s 10 race-card were made by members of the Baltimore press corps, who found out first-hand how difficult track announcing is during the second annual Media Celebrity Announcer Day at Pimlico Race Course.

Carrasco Rides Four Winners, Moves To Within Single Digits Of McCarthy In Jockey Standings

BALTIMORE, 05-31-14---Victor Carrasco rode four winners Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course and moved to within seven of Trevor McCarthy for the top spot in the standings with three live racing days remaining in the spring meeting.

Ben's Cat Looking To Reach $2 Million Milestone In Grade 3 On Belmont Stakes Undercard

BALTIMORE, 05-30-14---Maryland sensation Ben’s Cat will attempt to become the 7th Maryland-bred to reach the $2 million earnings mark when the King Leatherbury homebred competes in the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational (G3) at Belmont Park next Saturday. A first or second place finish will allow Ben’s Cat to reach the milestone.