Racing News

Miss Behaviour Leads the Way in Adena Springs Miss Preakness

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14 –Cal MacWilliam and Neil Teitelbaum’s Miss Behaviour was quickest down the backstretch, around the turn and through the lane to capture the $100,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Stopchargingmaria Charges to Victory in Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14 – Repole Stable’s Stopchargingmaria took the overland route and narrowly won the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) in dramatic fashion Friday at Pimlico Race Course. The Black-Eyed Susan is restricted to 3-year fillies and is contested at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

Velazquez Proves Best Of The Best

Rider wins Xpressbet Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14---John Velazquez took top honors, but it was all of his fellow riders who went home winners on Friday afternoon.

Velazquez, 42, compiled 27 points to edge Kent Desormeaux and win the inaugural $50,000 Xpressbet Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge at Pimlico Race Course.

Ben’s Cat Wins His Third Jim McKay Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE – 5-16-14 – The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat maintained his amazing winning ways Friday at Pimlico, winning the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint for the third time. The victory was his 21st in stakes competition and 26th career win from 39 starts.

Governmentshutdown Gets Up In Rollicking Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14 – Tim E. O’Donohue Racing LLC’s Governmentshutdown overcame early trouble to launch a strong stretch drive to victory in the $75,000 Rollicking Stakes over three other 2-year-olds.

Lady Legend Event Ends In A Thriller

Seefeldt, Zuerstgold rally to win Lady Legends for the Cure V

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14---Zuerstgold, ridden by Maryland’s own Andrea Seefeldt Knight, came flying on the outside to win the Lady Legends for the Cure V, presented by Wells Fargo, on Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Lion D N A Scores In Skipat Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14– Joel Rosario picked up the mount on Lion D N A this morning. A few hours later, he drove her to victory in the $100,000 Skipat Stakes, a six-furlong test for fillies and mares.

Love Heart Gallops In Kattegat’s Pride Starter Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-16-14–Rosie Napravnik kicked off Pimlico’s Black-Eyed Susan Day with an easy front-running victory atop Love Heart in the $40,000 Kattegat’s Pride Starter Handicap, the opening race on the 13-race card at Old Hilltop.

California Chrome 'Healthy' For Saturday's Preakness/Minor Throat Issue 'No Big Deal' For Run In Middle Jewel

 RAIN FAILS TO DAMPEN PREAKNESS HOPES OF RIVAL CAMPS

CALIFORNIA CHROME– The connections of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome said again Friday morning that their colt is healthy and ready to compete in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

Dixie Stakes Headlines Preakness Day Undercard

BALTIMORE, 05-15-14 – Hey LeRoy, miscast as a dirt horse in his youth, found himself after being claimed by owner Ron Sanchez and put in the care of veteran trainer Manny Azpurua.  The 4-year-old is now a grass horse and comes into Saturday’s historic 113th running of the $400,000 Dixie Stakes (G2) as the favorite.