Racing News

Baltimore Belle Looks To Repeat In Saturday's Dahlia Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-19-12---Eleven starters and two also-eligibles assure that, weather permitting, the gate will be full for Saturday’s $75,000 Dahlia Stakes, a one mile test for fillies and mares on the grass at Pimlico Race Course.

The National Volleyball League Brings Olympic Gold Medalists Phil Dalhausser And Todd Rogers To The Pimlico Infield On Preakness Day

Top Ranked Players in the World to Compete in First Domestic Event of the Season

Pimlico Announces 2012 Alibi Breakfast Award Winners

BALTIMORE, 04-16-12—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 17 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1).

Preakness Day Card Will Feature Grade 1 Race For Arabians

BALTIMORE, 04-15-12---Abu Dhabi,capital of the United Arab Emirates, will join with Pimlico Race Course to host a Grade 1 race for purebred Arabian horses on Preakness Day, Saturday, May 19. The $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, headlines the 14-race card.

Bold Affair Takes Primonetta Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-14-12---Charles Reed and  Mike Zanella’s Bold Affair rolled up on frontrunner Valiant Passion and rolled away to a convincing score in the $75,000 Primonetta Stakes, the feature offering Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

John Salzman Jr. Wins First Two-Year-Old Race For The Fourth Straight Year

BALTIMORE, 04-12-12---The first race for 2-year-olds in Maryland this year was won today at Pimlico Race Course by the promising filly Brenda’s Way, who is trained by John Salzman, Jr. This was the fourth year in a row that Salzman had won the first baby race of the season, following future stakes winners Gator Prowl, Twelve Pack Shelly and Bluegrass Atatude.

Bold Affair Headlines Saturday's Primonetta Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-12-12---Fillies and mares take the spotlight in Saturday’s feature offering at Pimlico Race Course, the $75,000 Primonetta Stakes. Recent stakes winner Bold Affair is the 3-1 morning line favorite to capture the 6-furlong test on the main track.

"Machine" Ben's Cat Takes Mister Diz Stakes For Third Consecutive Year

BALTIMORE, 04-07-12---The remarkable Ben’s Cat added another feather to his already crowded cap when he bounded to victory in the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes at Pimlico Race Course Saturday afternoon, his 10th stakes triumph on an already lengthy resume.

Four Maryland-Based Runners Competing In Triple Crown Preps This Weekend

BALTIMORE, 04-06-12---Saturday afternoon features three significant prep races on the road to the Triple Crown. Two of the graded events will have a Maryland flavor.

Ben's Cat Makes His Season Debut In Mister Diz Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-05-11---Ben’s Cat, the 2011 Maryland-bred Horse of the Year, will make his season debut in the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes at Pimlico Race Course Saturday afternoon. The 5-furlong test drew six turf specialists.

Maryland Jockey Club handicapper Frank Carulli made Ben’s Cat, the two-time defending champion of the race, the prohibitive 3-5 morning line favorite.