Racing News

Celtic Katie Comes Through In Geisha Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-26-14---Trainer Chris Grove won the $75,000 Geisha Stakes for the fifth time, this time with Lewis Family Racing Stable’s Celtic Katie, who beat Maryland-bred filly and mares this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

Solis Elected Into Hall Of Fame, Added To Jockey Challenge On Black-Eyed Susan Day

BALTIMORE, 04-25-14---Alex Solis, who guided Snow Chief to victory in the 1986 Preakness Stakes (G1) was elected into The National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame earlier this afternoon. The 50-year-old was also added to the lineup for the Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course.

MD-Bred Fillies And Mares Meet In Saturday's Geisha Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-24-14---Six Maryland-bred fillies and mares face off in Saturday’s $75,000 Geisha Stakes, a 1-1/16th mile test on the main track at Pimlico Race Course.

Kid Cruz Cruises In Tesio Stakes, Punches Preakness Ticket

BALTIMORE, 04-19-14---Julian Pimentel rated him off the pace into the far turn, then signaled go and Kid Cruz charged by his rivals and posted an easy victory in $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes to cap off four stakes this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

Hamp Up In The Final Jumps In A Thrilling Henry S. Clark Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-19-14---Sagamore Farm’s Hamp rallied from the back of the pack to capture the $100,000 Henry S. Clark Stakes over the grass at Pimlico Race Course, the third of four stakes races this afternoon.

Winning Image Continues Her Winning Ways In Primonetta Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-19-14---Out quick under Tony Black, Martin Scafidi’s Winning Image maintained the lead from the gate to finish line and won the $100,000 Primonetta Stakes, the second of four stakes races at Pimlico Race Course this afternoon.

Knit One Purr Too Rallies To Win Stormy Blues Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-19-14---After five furlongs of battle, PTK LLC’s Knit One Purr Too edged clear of Hot Squeeze and won the $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the first of four stakes on Saturday’s 11-race card at Pimlico Race Course.

Potential Preakness Hopefuls Meet In Saturday's Tesio Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-18-14--- Six Triple Crown nominees are among the nine runners in Saturday’s $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes, the last of four stakes races on the 11-race program at Pimlico Race Course.

Baltimore Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker Spends The Afternoon At Pimlico To Promote Next Month's Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-17-14---With the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) just 30 days away, Baltimore Ravens All-Pro kicker Justin Tucker returned to Pimlico Race Course this afternoon to shoot additional commercials promoting the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

A Message From Frank Stronach

AURORA, ONTARIO, April 16, 2014 - The Stronach Group has always been committed to ensuring that our horse racing businesses operate with integrity and concern for the health and safety of the horses and the people who work with them. Now, more than ever, we as track operators, horsemen and regulators must come together to do everything we can to prevent any abuse of our thoroughbred athletes. We must also work diligently to ban any individuals engaged in fraudulent or harmful activities from participating in our sport. The goal of these efforts is to achieve the highest standards with respect to the integrity of our sport and the safety of our athletes, both equine and human.