Racing News

Maryland Jockey Club Announces New Partnerships For 139th Preakness Stakes

Uber, KIND Healthy Snacks and the Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company to Provide Transportation, Food and Drinks

BALTIMORE, 05-08-14---Pimlico Race Course is excited to announce its partnership with three visionary fast-growing companies in an effort to celebrate young entrepreneurs and highlight organizations that excel in promoting social wellness.

California Chrome On Track For Preakness Stakes

Social Inclusion Boards Pimlico-Bound Van; Pimentel Has Preakness Mount on Kid Cruz

BALTIMORE, 05-07-14---California Chrome, the early favorite for the 139th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, returned to the racetrack during training hours at Churchill Downs Wednesday morning.

Preakness Pick 3 Wager To Include Graded Races On May 16-17 Cards

BALTIMORE, 05-07-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it will be adding a Preakness Pick 3 wager next weekend, offering fans a chance to play the best stakes races at Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Jockey Club, Maryland Racing Commission Release Equine Security Procedures For Preakness Week

BALTIMORE, 05-06-14---The Maryland Jockey Club and Maryland Racing Commission today announced protocol for horses competing in stakes races May 16-17 at Pimlico Race Course.

Ria Antonia Added To List Of Candidates For 139TH Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome Returns to Track Wednesday; Kid Cruz Set for Weekend Work; Social Inclusion on Schedule for Thursday Morning Arrival

BALTIMORE , 05-06-14---Ria Antonia, the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner, was added to the list of candidates for the 139th running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) Tuesday morning.

Preakness A Joyous Homecoming For California Chrome's Exercise Rider

Willie Delgado Set for Return to Roots With Kentucky Derby Winner; Rosario Named on Ride On Curlin

BALTIMORE, 05-05-14---The 139th running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on May 17 will provide a joyous homecoming for Willie Delgado, the exercise rider of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome.

Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome Confirmed For Preakness Stakes, Hoping To Arrive At Pimlico Monday, May 12

BALTIMORE, 05-04-14---Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome is headed to the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 17,  bringing trainer Art Sherman back to Maryland for the first time in 55 years.

Made Up Romps In Saturday Feature

BALTIMORE, 05-03-14---Eric D. Fral’s Made Up rallied from the back of the pack to win the $47,000 optional/allowance feature as the even-money favorite this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

Stevens Out Of Hall Of Fame Jockey Challenge

BALTIMORE, 05-02-14---Gary Stevens, who last year became the oldest rider to win the Preakness Stakes (G1), has informed Pimlico officials that he will not participate in the Xpressbet Jockey Challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 16.

Pimlico Receives Nearly Six Inches Of Rain Wednesday

BALTIMORE, 05-01-14---The four races scheduled to be run on the grass this afternoon at Pimlico Race Course were taken off the turf after Wednesday’s deluge brought 5.82 inches of rain to the central Maryland track, according to turf superintendent Robbie Mitten. The main track was fast for all nine races Thursday.