Racing News

Dogtag Fights off Stablemate to Capture Hilltop

Fourth Consecutive Victory for Hall of Famer Castellano

BALTIMORE – LNJ Foxwoods’ Dogtag, racing for the first time in nearly eight months, got the jump on favored Nova Sol entering the stretch and outran her stablemate to the wire for a 1 ¾-length triumph in the $100,000 Maker’s Mark Hilltop Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Covfefe Positively Shatters Track Record in Miss Preakness

Cox-Trained 3-Year-Old Filly Runs Six Furlongs in 1:07.70

BALTIMORE – LNJ Foxwoods’ Covfefe, in her second start of the year, dominated eight rivals in earning her first career stakes victory with a record-shattering performance in Friday’s $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness (G3) at Pimlico Race Course.

Chalon Returns with Record-Setting Triumph in Skipat

BALTIMORE – Lael Stables’ Chalon, unraced since her narrow loss in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) last November, returned to action in spectacular fashion Friday with a record-setting victory in the $100,000 Fidelity First & Blackwell Real Estate Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Alwaysmining to Give Jockey Ride of Lifetime in Saturday’s Preakness

Improbable Gets ‘Thumbs Up’ Friday Morning   
Blinkers Expected to Put Bourbon War ‘More on the Bridle’

BALTIMORE, MD –  Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining got his first look at Pimlico Race Course with a jog around main track at 7 a.m. Friday, the morning after arriving from his home at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md.

Baffert Arrives Seeking Eighth Preakness Victory - VIDEO

BALTIMORE – Trainer Bob Baffert, looking to win his record eighth Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday with 5-2 morning-line favorite Improbable, arrived at Pimlico Race Course late Thursday afternoon.

Baffert is currently tied with Robert Wyndham Walden with seven victories in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. Baffert’s other victories came with Justify (2017), American Pharoah (2015), Lookin At Lucky (2010), War Emblem (2002), Point Given (2001), Real Quiet (1998) and Silver Charm (1997).

Crow Hoping for Happy Homecoming in Saturday’s Preakness

Warrior’s Charge Stable Manager Has Long History at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD –You can almost hear the smile in Liz Crow’s voice as she recalls the first time she came to Pimlico Race Course in a professional setting – partially because it wasn’t all that long ago but mostly because it seems like a lifetime has passed since.

Cookie Dough Finally Gets Her Chance in Black-Eyed Susan

Flameaway Lands in Pimlico Special (G3) over Dixie (G2)
Preakness Show Finisher Tenfold Returns to Baltimore for Pimlico Special
Undefeated Fighting Mad Represents Wests in Miss Preakness (G3)
Runco Seeks Second Graded-Stakes Win of Career with Lewisfield
Live Oak Plantation Full of ‘Souper’ Horses

Improbable Looking ‘Beautiful’ for Saturday’s Preakness

Alwaysmining, Win Win Win, Join Preakness Cast at Pimlico
Bourbon War Enthusiastic in First Gallop at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MDImprobable, the 5-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes (G1), made his first visit to the track at Pimlico Race Course Thursday morning under exercise rider Humberto Gomez. The chestnut colt trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert had shipped to Baltimore from Louisville, Ky. Wednesday.

Fasig-Tipton to Sponsor Preakness Stakes Winners’ Party

BALTIMORE – For the second consecutive year, Fasig-Tipton, North America’s oldest Thoroughbred auction house, will be the title sponsor of the Preakness Stakes Winners’ Party Saturday, May 18 following the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1).
Fasig-Tipton will formally congratulate the winning connections with a glass of 14 Hands, the official wines of the Preakness.

Preakness 144 Video Links for Thursday, May 16

Video assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes (Improbable): Click here to view

Video assistant trainer Gustavo Delgado Jr. (Bodexpress): Click here to view

Video trainer Brad Cox (Warrior’s Charge, Owendale): Click here to view

Video trainer Blaine Wright (Anothertwistafate): Click here to view