Racing News

McCue Crew "Psyched" For Next Saturday's Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show At Pimlico Race Course

BALTIMORE, 07-02-13---Betty McCue is an elementary teacher by trade but her passion is re-training Thoroughbreds. Seven years ago, she and her sister Evelyn Martin founded Baltimore County-based EHM Stables, which gives Thoroughbreds a new life after retiring from the race track.

Pimlico Announces Spring Handle Figures

BALTIMORE, 06-11-13---The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with total wagering of $188 million, an increase of 12% from a year ago. However, the average daily handle was 12% lower than 2012, down from $5.2million to $4.6million, because of an increase in live racing days.

Russell, Vazquez Capture Pimlico Titles

BALTIMORE, 06-08-13---The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended today with jockey Sheldon Russell and trainer Juan Vazquez winning individual titles. The 36-day stand began at the historic home of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on April 4.

Pimlico Riding Title Will Go Down To The Final Day

Russell Leads Perez By Three With 11 Races Remaining In Meet, With Carrasco Four Back

BALTIMORE, 06-07-13---The leading rider at the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting will not be decided until the final day and Sheldon Russell, who currently sits atop the standings will not even be here at the conclusion of Saturday’s card to see if he holds onto the top spot.

Frank Carulli: Taking His Talents To Vegas

BALTIMORE, 06-06-13---Frank Carulli lives, breathes, eats and sleeps gambling, so it should not be a surprise that he will be taking his talents to Las Vegas next month.

Cerro Nips Dynamic Strike In Canonero II Stakes

BALTIMORE, 06-01-13---Odds-on favorite Cerro (IRE) led to the far turn, allowed Dynamic Strike to move to his inside and battled that one the rest of the way to win the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year olds at Pimlico Race Course Saturday afternoon.

Cerro Is Favored In Saturday's Canonero II Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-30-13---Team Valor International’s Cerro (IRE) is named the overwhelming favorite to win Pimlico Race Course’s final stakes race of the spring meeting, the $100,000 Canonero II for 3-year olds, on Saturday afternoon.

Leatherbury Takes Early Double With A Pair Of Photo Finishes

BALTIMORE, 05-27-13---Legendary trainer King Leatherbury, who ranks fifth on the all-time wins list, captured the first two races on Monday’s 10-race program at Pimlico Race Course, both in photo finishes.

Spicer Cub A Solid Second In Saturday Opener

BALTIMORE, 05-25-13---Spicer Cub, who became a YouTube sensation when his behavior in a maiden race at Pimlico Race Course last month went viral, ran without incident in Saturday’s opener, a $40,000 maiden special weight at 1 1/16 miles.

Spicer Cub Returns In Saturdays Opener

Spicer Cub number 12BALTIMORE, 05-24-13---Spicer Cub became a YouTube sensation when his behavior in a maiden race on April 13 at Pimlico Race Course went viral. The Mary Eppler trainee returns in Saturday’s opener, a $40,000 maiden special weight at 1 1/16 miles.