Racing News

Knit One Purr Too Rallies To Win Stormy Blues Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-19-14---After five furlongs of battle, PTK LLC’s Knit One Purr Too edged clear of Hot Squeeze and won the $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the first of four stakes on Saturday’s 11-race card at Pimlico Race Course.

Potential Preakness Hopefuls Meet In Saturday's Tesio Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-18-14--- Six Triple Crown nominees are among the nine runners in Saturday’s $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes, the last of four stakes races on the 11-race program at Pimlico Race Course.

Baltimore Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker Spends The Afternoon At Pimlico To Promote Next Month's Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-17-14---With the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) just 30 days away, Baltimore Ravens All-Pro kicker Justin Tucker returned to Pimlico Race Course this afternoon to shoot additional commercials promoting the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

A Message From Frank Stronach

AURORA, ONTARIO, April 16, 2014 - The Stronach Group has always been committed to ensuring that our horse racing businesses operate with integrity and concern for the health and safety of the horses and the people who work with them. Now, more than ever, we as track operators, horsemen and regulators must come together to do everything we can to prevent any abuse of our thoroughbred athletes. We must also work diligently to ban any individuals engaged in fraudulent or harmful activities from participating in our sport. The goal of these efforts is to achieve the highest standards with respect to the integrity of our sport and the safety of our athletes, both equine and human.

Magee Barn Continues Winning Ways With Two-Win Afternoon

BALTIMORE, 04-13-14---Entering 2012, trainer Kieron Magee had 72 career victories. In the last 27 ½ months, he has visited the winners’ circle 75 times at the major Maryland tracks. During that span, his runners are winning at a 25% clip.

Kennesaw Mountain Wins Third Straight In Photo Finish

BALTIMORE, 04-12-14—Kennesaw Mountain earned his third consecutive victory, winning Saturday’s $45,000 feature at Pimlico Race Course in a photo finish.

Dominguez Headlines 2014 Alibi Breakfast Award Winners

BALTIMORE, 04-11-14—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 15 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1).

Truth In The Lies Takes First Two-Year-Old Race Of The Year

BALTIMORE, 04-10-14---The first race for 2-year-olds in Maryland got underway today and a Wesley Ward filly, just up from Florida, won the Thursday opener at Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico To Attempt The Guinness Book Of World Records For Largest Zumba Class On Black-Eyed Susan Day

BALTIMORE, 04-08-14---Pimlico Race Course will attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for largest Zumba® class on Friday, May 16. The class, sponsored by LifeBridge Health, will support the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, one of the two charities Pimlico is teaming up with on Black-Eyed Susan Day.

Karamanos Rides Three Winners Sunday

BALTIMORE, 04-06-14---Horacio Karamanos capped a successful opening week at Pimlico Race Course by riding three winners Sunday afternoon. The 40-year-old visited the winners’ circle with Cherokee Empire ($9.40-race 1), Saintly Feelings ($22-race 5) and Citizen Chris ($12.20-race 9).