Racing News

Idle Talk Surprises In Dahlia Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-21-12---Patrick A. Kelley’s Idle Talk caught In the Rough in the last jump to win the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes, a race for fillies and mares contested over the turf this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

Ben's Cat Upset By Stablemate Kens Cape In Allowance Test

BALTIMORE, 04-21-12---King Leatherbury got career win number 6,341 in the fourth race Saturday afternoon but not from 10-time stakes winners Ben's Cat. Kens Cape upset a strong allowance field at odds of nearly 20-1 in a thrilling stretch drive, while Ben’s Cat beat just two horses, finishing about three lengths behind his stablemate in the 5-furlong turf sprint.

Kentucky Derby Contender Done Talking Breezes Half-Mile At Laurel Park

BALTIMORE, 04-21-12---Illinois Derby (G3) winner Done Talking breezed 4-furlongs at Laurel Park Saturday morning in his penultimate work before the $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) two weeks from today.

The Hamilton Smith trainee stopped the clock in 49.60 seconds and galloped out in 1:02.60 with regular rider Sheldon Russell aboard.

Regal Nurse Runs Win Streak To Eight Straight

BALTIMORE, 04-19-12---Regal Nurse ran her win-streak to eight with a dominating eight-length victory in Thursday’s ninth race at Pimlico Race Course. It was the first turf score for the daughter of Monarchos, who was recently claimed by top trainer Dane Kobiskie.

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

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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.