Racing News

Wolfendale Saddles 1,500th Winner

                        Maryland-based Trainer Hits Milestone With Miners Quest at Pimlico

BALTIMORE., 04/11/15 ---Trainer Howard Wolfendale won the 1,500th race of his career when he saddled Miners Quest to victory in Saturday afternoon's sixth race at Pimlico.

Six Pimlico Stakes Draw 151 Nominations

$100,000 Federico Tesio Highlights First Big Weekend of Spring Meet April 18

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/11/15 --- With an eye toward the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1), 19 3-year-olds were nominated for the $100,000 Federico Tesio, a 1 1/16-mile dirt test regarded as Pimlico Race Course’s local prep for the May 16 second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Cancer Survivor Gonzalez Enjoying Every Day

Leading Maryland Trainer Off to Fast Start at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/10/15 --- Claudio Gonzalez, the leading trainer at the recently-concluded Laurel Park meet, has gotten off to a good start at Pimlico with two wins during the first week and 64 percent of his starters finishing in the money.

Maryland Jockey Club Picks Up Shovels, Raises Money for Habitat

Owners, Breeders, Jockeys & Track Personnel Work on Baltimore Row Houses
Raise $5,000 for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake

BALTIMORE, MD., 040915 --- Maryland owners, breeders, trainers, jockeys and track management and personnel picked up shovels, hammers and rakes Wednesday to help restore and rebuild Baltimore row houses while also raising more than $5,000 for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.

Juarez Gearing Up to Finish Up Apprenticeship in Style

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/08/15 --- Apprentice Nik Juarez, who won aboard his very first career mount on Dec. 14, 2013 at Laurel Park, scored aboard his first mount back from a 6 ½-month hiatus Friday at Pimlico.

River Rush Takes Shortest Course to Victory in Pimlico Feature

            Jockey Celebration Day Benefits Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/04/15 – On the short end of photo-finish win pictures in his last two starts, James Wolf’s River Rush broke through with a commanding front-running victory in Saturday’s featured eighth race at Pimlico. 

Pletcher-Trained Nonna’s Boy Dominates Friday’s Pimlico Feature

Giveaways, Jockey Celebration Day Highlight Saturday’s Program

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/03/15 – Well-connected New York shipper Nonna’s Boy stalked the pace before drawing off through the stretch to capture Friday’s featured seventh race at Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico’s 2015 Spring Meet Opens With Optimism

Fans Greeted with New Betting Menu, Innovation

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/02/15 – Apprentice jockey Darius Thorpe needed every ounce of his 7-pound weight allowance to eke out the narrowest of victories aboard long shot Gold Hill ($29) in the first race on Thursday’s opening-day program of the 2015 Spring Meet at Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico’s 37-Day Spring Meet Set for Thursday Opener

50-Cent Pick 5, 10-Cent Rainbow 6 New This Season                      

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/01/15 – The 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 will be greatly anticipated when the 37-day spring meet gets under way Thursday at Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Racing Shifts to Historic Pimlico Race Course Thursday, April 2

$1.5 Million Preakness (G1) May 16 Highlights 37-Day Spring Meet

Pick 5 with Industry Low Takeout; 10-Cent Rainbow 6 Comes to Pimlico

21 Stakes Including Black-Eyed Susan (G2) and Pimlico Special (G3)

Eclectic Music Events and Ultimate Girls Day Out Preakness Weekend


BALTIMORE, MD., 03-31-15 – Championship racing returns to historic Pimlico Race Course on Thursday for the opening of its 37-day spring meet, highlighted by the 140th renewal of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) May 16.