Racing News

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.

Derby-Winning Jockey Pays Visit To I'll Have Another; Bodemeister Takes To The Pimlico Track For The First Time; Went The Day Well Schools In Gate Between Gallops

BALTIMORE, 05-17-12 – Jockey Mario Gutierrez proved again Thursday morning that he could handle himself on stage. The Kentucky Derby winning rider showed confidence and a good sense of humor during a news conference for Saturday’s Preakness outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course.

Bodemeister Morning Line Preakness Favorite

BALTIMORE, 05-16-12 –I’ll Have Another was entered Wednesday to continue his Triple Crown quest in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1), but Reddam Racing’s Kentucky Derby winner may not be favored to win Pimlico Race Course’s signature race for 3-year-olds on Saturday.

I'll Have Another Ready For Triple Crown Quest; Bodemeister, 3 Others, Set Flight For Pimlico; Guyana Star Dweej Withdrawn Due To Injury

BALTIMORE, 05 -16-12 –Trainer Doug O’Neill said Wednesday that a horse will win the elusive Triple Crown again and that Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another might be the right horse in the right situation to complete the sweep.

I'll Have Another Stays Under Cover On A Rainy Morning; Bodemeister Scheduled To Arrive At Pimlico Wednesday; Daddy Nose Best, Pretension Confirmed For Preakness

BALTIMORE– 05-15-12 –Rather than take Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track Tuesday morning, trainer Doug O’Neill opted to keep the Kentucky Derby winner under cover and out of the heavy rain falling at Pimlico Race Course, where he is set to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.