Racing News

Keen Pauline Steals Away to Upset Victory in $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan Day Program Registers Sharp Increases in Handle, Attendance

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15 – The beneficiary of a cagy ride by Javier Castellano, Stonestreet Stables’ Keen Pauline pulled off a 15-1 upset in Friday’s $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico Race Course.

Black-Eyed Susan Handle Tops $18 Million For 63 Percent Increase

Attendance Up 23 Percent From 2014                               

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that the total handle for Friday’s Black-Eyed Susan Day was $18.488 million, the highest total handle on Black-Eyed Susan Day in 10 years and topping last year’s handle of $11.346 million by 63 percent.

Skipat Victory Keeps Galiana Perfect at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15 – Four weeks after winning her debut at Pimlico Race Course, Triple R Stables’ Galiana powered past front-running favorite Lady Sabelia in the stretch Friday for a 2 ¾-length victory in the 22nd running of the $100,000 Skipat Stakes.

Stopchargingmaria Returns to Pimlico a Winner in DuPont

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15  – Asserting her class as a Grade 1 winner, favored Stopchargingmaria took the lead in the last of nine furlongs and cruised home a four-length winner in the 22nd running of the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (G3) at Pimlico Race Course.

Ben’s Cat Sprints to Third Straight Jim McKay Triumph

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15  – Showing no signs of slowing down at the age of 9, Ben’s Cat reeled in Bold Thunder in deep stretch and stuck a neck out at the wire for his third consecutive victory in the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Friday at Pimlico Race Course. 

Irish Jasper Finds Room Inside for Miss Preakness Win

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15– Under a patient ride by Kendrick Carmouche, Irish Jasper surged through an opening along the inside in mid-stretch and sprinted clear to a 1 ¼-length victory Friday in the 30th running of the $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness (G3).

Miss Temple City Rolls to Victory in $100,000 Hilltop

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15– Miss Temple City took the lead at the top of the stretch and steadily edged clear to her first career stakes victory in Friday’s 43rd running of the $100,000 Hilltop Stakes.


 Justin Zayat Living the Dream with American Pharoah
 Firing Line Has a ‘Good Morning’ at Pimlico
Casse Expects Less Stressful Trip for Danzig Moon
Video Links to Interviews – Baffert, Corrales, Delacour


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/15/15 – With his obligations as a student at New York University completed, Justin Zayat, racing manager for Zayat Stables, spent Friday morning at Pimlico Race Course checking up on his family’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, American Pharoah.

Legendary, War Correspondent Took Different Paths to Longines Dixie

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/14/15– Legendary and War Correspondent have arrived at the 114th Longines Dixie Stakes following similar but different paths.

Emotional Kitten Seeks Another Graded Win in Gallorette

Field of 13 Entered for $150,000 Grade 3 Turf Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/14/15– Trainer Wesley Ward is hoping for a nice firm turn course Saturday when the gate opens for the $150,000 Stella Artois Gallorette Handicap (G3) on the 140th Preakness Day program at Pimlico Race Course.