Racing News

Carrasco Wins 5 at Pimlico

Sets Course Record on Inside Out
BALTIMORE - Jockey Victor Carrasco had a memorable Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.
Not only did he win five of Pimlico's nine races, but he set a course record aboard Lael Stable's Inside Out in the eighth race.
Carrasco also won five races last October at Laurel Park.

Pimlico to Host Belmont Party and Brew & Bourbon Classic; McCarthy, Toledo Each Win Three

McCarthy, Toledo Each Win Three 
BALTIMORE  - Pimlico's nine-race program Saturday will include a special post time, the simulcast of the 148th Belmont Stakes, and the popular Brew & Bourbon Classic.
Doors open at 11 a.m. at Pimlico and Laurel Park. Pimlico will have a special 12:45 p.m. first race post Saturday.

France's Le Geay Wins FEGENTRI Race at Pimlico

BALTIMORE - No Delay, a 30-1 longshot ridden by Lara Le Geay of France, drove past Counting Days inside the final sixteenth to win the FEGENTRI International Federation of Gentlemen & Lady Riders race Thursday at Pimlico.
No Delay returned $65.
For Le Geay, one of the top five riders in the FEGENTRI standings, it was her first mount in the U.S.

Brew & Bourbon Classic Set for Saturday, June 11; Watch and Wager on Live Simulcast of G1 Belmont Stakes

Watch and Wager on Live Simulcast of G1 Belmont Stakes
BALTIMORE – In addition to holding its own live racing program, historic Pimlico Race Course will host the Brew & Bourbon Classic on Saturday, June 11 where fans can also watch and wager on a live simulcast of the 148th Belmont Stakes (G1) from Belmont Park.
Post time for Pimlico’s opening race will be 12:45 p.m.

Coco as in Chanel Springs Upset in $100,000 Stormy Blues; Late Pick 5 Carryovers for Sunday

Late Pick 5 Carryovers for Sunday
BALTIMORE – Three weeks after breaking her maiden over the same track and distance, Heider Family Stables LLC homebred Coco as in Chanel returned with a front-running 16-1 upset of Saturday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Energetic Nyquist Jogs Two Miles Saturday at Pimlico

G1 Kentucky Derby Winner Returning to California Sunday
BALTIMORE – Previously undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Nyquist spent his last morning on the main track at historic Pimlico Race Course with an energetic two-mile jog Saturday morning.
It was the third straight day of training for the 2015 champion 2-year-old male, who is scheduled to return to trainer Doug O’Neill’s base at Santa Anita Park Sunday morning.

Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5 Solved Friday at Pimlico

Super Hi-5 Carryover of $2,249 for Saturday’s Opener
Elegant Supermodel Narrow Favorite in $100,000 Stormy Blues
BALTIMORE – For the second time in four racing days, the 20-cent Rainbow 6 was solved by one lucky bettor when 11-1 long shot Chateau de Vizille upset the ninth race Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course for a jackpot payoff of $7,071.68.

Multiple Stakes Winner Marengo Road to Stay on Turf

Undefeated Bobcat Returns to Work Tab at Laurel Park
 BALTIMORE – A stakes winner on dirt and turf this year, Harry and Tom Meyerhoff LLC’s Marengo Road will remain on the grass for at least his still-to-be-determined next start.

Five Stakes Worth $330,000 Set for June 25 at Pimlico

BALTIMORE - The final weekend of the 28-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico will offer five stakes worth $330,000 on Saturday, June 25 for both Maryland-bred and Virginia-bred/sired horses.
The $75,000 All Brandy Stakes for fillies and mares 3 and up and the $75,000 Find Stakes for 3-year-olds and up are restricted to Maryland-breds and will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the turf course.

G3 Winner Divining Rod Nearing Return to Races

BALTIMORE - Lael Stables’ Grade 3 winner Divining Rod, third behind 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1), is getting closer to his first race in nearly a year.
The 4-year-old Tapit colt, unraced since a fifth-place finish in the Smarty Jones (G3) last August at Parx, breezed three furlongs Wednesday at the Fair Hill Training Center in “something like 39 seconds,” trainer Arnaud Delacour said.