Racing News

Buckley Wins Frutkoff Preakness Award Sponsored by Niko

To Be Recognized at Alibi Breakfast May 17
 
BALTIMORE – Rick Buckley, a freelance photographer and native of Baltimore, will be awarded the Jerry Frutkoff Preakness Photography Award, sponsored by Nikon, Thursday, May 17 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course.
 
The award is given annually to the best Preakness picture from the previous year.
 

Irish War Cry Breezes Saturday at Fair Hill for G3 Pimlico Special

Trainer Motion Works Several Horses Bound for Preakness Weekend Stakes
 
LAUREL, MD – Isabelle de Tomaso’s multiple graded-stakes winner Irish War Cry breezed five furlongs Saturday morning in anticipation of his next expected start in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3) Friday, May 18 at legendary Pimlico Race Course.
 

Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred’s Tom Law Earns David F. Woods Award

To be Recognized at Alibi Breakfast Thursday, May 17
 
 
BALTIMORE – Tom Law, senior writer for Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred and managing editor for ST Publishing Inc., will be awarded the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism Thursday, May 17 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course.
 

Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Returns to Pimlico Saturday, July 7

7th Annual Event Offers More Than $18,000 in Prize Money 
 
BALTIMORE – The seventh annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire will take place Saturday, July 7 beginning at 8 a.m. in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 
All proceeds from ticket sales and entry fees will benefit Beyond the Wire, Thoroughbred aftercare program launched in 2016 by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.
 

Pimlico to Offer $3.7 Million Spring Stakes Schedule

143rd Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 19; 94th Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Friday, May 18
$300,000 Pimlico Special (G3) May 18; $250,000 Longines Dixie (G2) May 19
 
BALTIMORE – Highlighted by the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, legendary Pimlico Race Course will offer 15 stakes worth $3.7 million in purses during its spring meet which opens Thursday, May 10.
 

TICKETS TO THE 143 RD PREAKNESS STAKES ON SALE NOW

 BALTIMORE, Oct. 26, 2017 - The Stronach Group announced today that tickets to the 2018 Preakness Stakes, Black Eyed Susan Day and Budweiser InfieldFest are on sale.
 

Gonzalez, Carrasco Clinch Laurel Summer Meet Titles

Toledo Rides Four Winners on 24th Birthday
Mandatory Payouts in Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5
Live Racing Returns to Laurel’s 60-Day Fall Meet Friday, Sept. 8
 
LAUREL, MD – Claudio Gonzalez picked up two winner on Sunday’s 11-race closing day program at Laurel Park to edge Kieron Magee, 21-19, and earn leading trainer honors at the 33-day summer meet.
 

Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Raises $7,000 for Thoroughbred Aftercare

Annual Event in Pimlico Infield Benefits MTHA’s Beyond the Wire Program
 
BALTIMORE – Nearly $20,000 in purse money was distributed and close to $7,000 was raised to benefit Thoroughbred aftercare at the Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire held June 25 in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 

Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Sunday, June 25 at Pimlico

BALTIMORE - The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire will take place Sunday, June 25 beginning at 8 a.m. in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course.
 
All proceeds from ticket sales and entry fees will go to benefit Beyond the Wire, a thoroughbred aftercare program launched last year by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.
 

Preakness Meet at Pimlico Ends with Logjam for Leading Jockey, Trainer

Mandatory Payouts in Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5
Live Racing Returns for Laurel Park Summer Meet Starting Friday, June 9
 
BALTIMORE – The curtain came down on a record-setting Preakness Meet at Pimlico with a handful of jockeys and trainers sharing top honors in their respective standings following a special Memorial Day holiday program Monday at historic Pimlico Race Course.