Racing News

BLACK-EYED SUSAN NEWS & NOTES

Page McKenney Tunes Up for Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special

Ageless Ben’s Cat On Target for Jim McKay Turf Sprint
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15  –Adam Staple and Jalin Stable’s Page McKenney returned to the work tab Friday morning, breezing five furlongs in 1:03 in preparation for the $300,000 Sagamore Racing Pimlico Special (G3) on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 15.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Tale of Verve’s Connections Taking Serious Look at Preakness

American Pharoah, Dortmund, Firing Line Gallop toward Preakness

Status Quo for Preakness Probable Mr. Z; Danzig Moon Possible

Pletcher Still Evaluating Quartet of 3-Year-Olds

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15 –Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke’s decision on Tale of Verve’s status for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16 will likely rest on their analysis of last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1).

Jacksons Looking Forward to New Chapter in Preakness Stakes

Barbaro Owners Ready to Move on from Tragedy with Divining Rod
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15  - Nine years after the Barbaro heartbreak, Gretchen and Roy Jackson are returning to Pimlico for the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16 with another homebred colt – Divining Rod – who will run in the colors of their Lael Stables.

Sagamore Racing To Sponsor Pimlico Special (G3)

                                   Sponsorship Includes $30,000 Donation to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 04217 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Sagamore Racing will be the named sponsor of the $300,000 Pimlico Special Friday, May 15.  

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Baffert Likes What He Sees in American Pharoah, Dortmund

Lukas-Trained Mr. Z ‘Probable’ for Middle Jewel

Stewart ‘Thinking’ about Preakness for Tale of Verve

Grand Bili Possible New Shooter for Preakness
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Thursday that he expects both

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund to be starters in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

The Morgan Stanley Ultimate Girls Power Luncheon At Ultimate Girls Day Out On Black-Eyed Susan Day Friday, May 15 at Pimlico

Keynote Speaker Carla Harris Featured

Luncheon to Include Afternoon Tea and Infield Girls Galleria & Concert

One of Several Events & Activities Celebrating the Spirit & Strength of Women
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15 - Black-Eyed Susan Day, the Ultimate Girls Day Out, is proud to announce The Morgan Stanley Ultimate Girls Power Luncheon Friday, May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

Preakness Contender Firing Line Taking Santamaria to New Territory

New Callaghan Assistant Enjoying Triple Crown Challenges

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Carlos Santamaria’s new job has already exceeded his expectations. Just six weeks after signing on as trainer Simon Callaghan’s assistant, he finds himself in the midst of the 2015 Triple Crown campaign with Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line.

Black-Eyed Susan Day Stakes Draw 277 Nominations

Preakness Eve Card Offers Eight Stakes Worth $1.18 Million

Maryland-Based Stars Ben’s Cat, Page McKenney, Talk Show Man Among Nominees


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – A total of 277 horses were nominated for eight stakes worth $1.18 million that highlight a spectacular Black-Eyed Susan Day program Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Pletcher Begins Evaluation Process for May 16 Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Todd Pletcher sent Materiality, Carpe Diem and Competitive Edge to the racetrack at Belmont Park Wednesday morning as the evaluation process began to determine their respective statuses for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Divining Rod Confirmed for May 16 Preakness Stakes

Pletcher Quartet Under Preakness Consideration

American Pharoah, Dortmund Walk Shedrow

Firing Line Returns to Track for Morning Jog

 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Arnaud Delacour confirmed Wednesday that Lael Stable’s Divining Rod is on course to run in the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16.