Racing News

Napravnik Defends Turf In Jockey Challenge

Nation’s leading woman rider wins Pimlico’s all-female competition

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12---Rosie Napravnik made a triumphant return to the state where she kicked off her career seven years ago, winning the second edition of the $31,000 Female Jockey Challenge on Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Fiddlers Patriot Takes Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12 –James F. Olson & R.A. Hill Stable’s Fiddlers Patriot pressed the pacesetter from the start before drawing clear in the stretch to capture in the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint at Pimlico Race Course.

Dominguez To Replace Desormeaux On Tiger Walk In Preakness

BALTIMORE – 5-18-12 --Jockey Ramon Dominguez will ride Tiger Walk in the 137th Preakness Stakes Saturday, replacing Kent Desormeaux, trainer Ignacio Correas IV said Friday.

Correas trains the colt for Sagamore Farm.      

Agave Kiss Runs Away With Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12 – Flying Zee Racing Stables, LLC’s Agave Kiss broke alertly and was on cruise control the rest of the way to remain undefeated in six starts with an impressive score in the $100,000 Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior Stakes.

Bold Affair Wins Skipat With Late Rush

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12 – Charles Reed and Mike Zanella’s Bold Affair notched her third straight stakes win in Maryland this year when she rallied to beat four other fillies and mares in the $100,000 Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

No "Small" Win For Local Lady Legend

Maryland’s own Jennifer Rowland Small takes race for the cure

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12--- Jennifer Rowland Small won 192 races as the top pioneering female rider in Maryland during the 1970s, but the biggest win on her hometown track came Friday afternoon.

I'll Have Another, Bodemeister Set For Rematch In Preakness, Trainers Give Derby Winner, Runner-Up Thumbs-Up At Pimlico

BALTIMORE , 05-18-12 -- On a clear, crisp Maryland morning, Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another made an early appearance on the main track at Pimlico, jogging a half-mile and then galloping seven furlongs under exercise rider Jonny Garcia.

As I’ll Have Another headed back to the barn area a little after 6:30, trainer Doug O’Neill gave an enthusiastic thumbs-up to horse and rider.

Universal Language Scores In Kattegat's Pride

BALTIMORE, 05-18-12– Cathal A. Lynch’s Universal Language caught breakaway leader Franstein in deep stretch to win the $25,000 Kattegat’s Pride Starter Handicap, the opening race on Friday’s Black-Eyed Susan Day program at Pimlico Race Course.

Preakness Day Features Grade 1 Race For Arabian Horses

BALTIMORE, 05-17-12---A field of 10 will go the gate in the $75,000-added The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup, a Grade 1 race for purebred Arabian horses on the Preakness Stakes undercard Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

Grade 2 Dixie Stakes Tops Preakness Day Undercard

BALTIMORE, 05-17-12---Headed by the oldest stakes race in Pimlico Race Course's storied history, the Preakness undercard offers stakes purses worth nearly $1 million.
The $300,000 Dixie Stakes (G2)--first run in 1870 as the Dinner Party Stakes and won by the horse Preakness--tops the list with 11 runners scheduled to go immediately before the Preakness Stakes.