Racing News

Collmus, Scheinman Named Old Hilltop Recipients

To Be Honored at Alibi Breakfast Thursday, May 14 at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/17/15 --- NBC Triple Crown announcer Larry Collmus, a Baltimore native who got his start calling races at Bowie at the age of 18, and John Scheinman, recipient of the 2014 Eclipse Award for writing in a feature/commentary category for his moving story on the late horseman Richard Small, will be the recipients of the Old Hilltop Award for covering Thoroughbred racing with excellence and distinction at the Alibi Breakfast Thursday, May 14 at Pimlico Race Course.

Tea Time Starts Comeback in $100,000 Primonetta

Multiple Stakes Winner Making First Start Since Last August

Maryland-Bred Females Line Up for $75,000 Geisha

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/16/15 --- Helen Groves and Jon and Sarah Kelly’s multiple stakes-winning homebred Tea Time will make her first start in nearly eight months in Saturday’s $100,000 Primonetta at Pimlico Race Course. 

Joe Clancy To Receive David F. Woods Memorial Award

Writer to be Honored at Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Thursday, May 14

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/16/15 --- The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Joe Clancy, an Eclipse Award-winning writer and editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine, will receive the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism at the May 14 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room at Pimlico Race Course.

Special Envoy Looks to Continue Streak in Henry Clark

Winner of Two Straight Seeks First Stakes Victory in $100,000 Turf Event

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/16/15 --- Unbeaten in two starts to open his 4-year-old campaign, Special Envoy will have to overcome 13 rivals from post 13 to keep his win streak going in Saturday’s $100,000 Henry S. Clark at Pimlico Race Course.

Joy, Latique Take Different Routes to $100,000 Dahlia

Graham Motion-Trained Stablemates Square Off in Turf Stakes

Florida Invader Lady Shipman Tops Field in $100,000 Stormy Blues

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/16/15 --- Reunited at the Fair Hill Training Center after spending the winter in much different climates, stablemates Joy and Latique will return from a freshening as opponents in Saturday’s $100,000 Dahlia at Pimlico Race Course.

Noteworthy Peach Stepping Up in Federico Tesio

Gelding Making Stakes Debut in Pimlico’s Local Preakness Prep

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/15/15 -- Non Stop Stable’s Noteworthy Peach, a winner in two of three starts this year, will try stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $100,000 Federico Tesio at Pimlico Race Course. 

Pimlico News & Notes

Lexington Winner Divining Rod Eyeing Preakness

Ageless Likely to Defend Title in The Very One

Musket Man Colt Entered in Friday Maiden Race

BALTIMORE, MD.,04/15/15 --- Lael Stables’ Divining Rod, a three-length winner of the Lexington (G3) April 11 at Keeneland, is being pointed to the $1.5 million Preakness (G1), the second jewel of the Triple Crown May 16 at Pimlico Race Course. 

Ben’s Cat Making 9-Year-Old Debut Friday at Pimlico

 Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Opens Season on Birthday in Turf Allowance

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/14/15 --- Ben’s Cat, a multiple graded stakes winner and earner of more than $2.3 million in purses, is entered to make his 9-year-old debut Friday against eight rivals in a five-furlong turf sprint at Pimlico Race Course.

Watch Track Announcer Dave Rodman Call A Race At Historic Pimlico

Donations to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/12/15 ---Track announcer Dave Rodman, the voice of Maryland racing and the Preakness Stakes, has the best view of racing at historic Pimlico, and now he wants to share that view with the public.

Turf Season Kicked Off on Saturday’s Pimlico Program

Three Whips International Turf Series Races Highlight Day

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/11/15 --- The 2015 turf racing season got underway Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, where four races of nine races were conducted over the grass course, providing handicappers with full fields and highly competitive events.