Racing News

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.

Nyquist Returns to Track with Thursday Jog

G1 Kentucky Derby Winner to Train Friday, Ship Sunday
BALTIMORE – Previously undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Nyquist returned to the track Thursday morning for the first time since his third-place finish in the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) May 21.
Accompanied on the pony by California-based trainer Doug O’Neill’s assistant, Jack Sisterson, Nyquist jogged one lap around the main track at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Do What I Say Takes Turf Streak into $100,000 Stormy Blues

Filly Unbeaten in Two Starts Since Making Surface Switch
BALTIMORE – Unbeaten in two starts since being moved to the turf earlier this spring, R. Larry Johnson’s Do What I Say puts her streak on the line in Saturday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Rainbow 6 Produces Life-Changing Payoff on $2,800 Wager

Single Winner Cashes for $230,000 in Saturday Jackpot

BALTIMORE – Introduced last spring by the Maryland Jockey Club, the 20-cent Rainbow 6 produced another life-changing payout when one bettor took down a carryover jackpot of $230,597.20 Saturday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

The single, unique ticket was purchased through the Las Vegas hub at a cost of $2,800. The winning combination was 1-8/1, 5/1, 4, 7-9/1, 3-4, 6-9/2-5, 7/1, 3, 5-6, 9.

Rainbow 6 Solved Saturday for $230,597 Payoff; Sagamore’s Recruiting Ready Sizzles in Race Debut

Super Hi-5 Carryover of $2,946 for Sunday’s Opener
Sagamore’s Recruiting Ready Sizzles in Race Debut 
 BALTIMORE – One lucky bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 at historic Pimlico Race Course Saturday when Black Swan Stable’s Ruston Vow captured the 10th-race finale for a $230,597.20 payoff.

Exaggerator Returns to Track with Saturday Gallop

Early Sunday Morning Departure to NY for Preakness (G1) Winner
Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner Nyquist Looking at June 5 Return to California
BALTIMORE – After two days of walking, Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator returned to the track with an easy gallop Saturday morning at historic Pimlico Race Course.