Racing News


Firing Line to Return to Track Wednesday

American Pharoah & Dortmund Set for Return Thursday

Lochte, Bluegrass Singer Pointed to Preakness Undercard Turf Stakes

Summer Squall’s Preakness Victory Still Sweet for Howard, Day


Grade 3 Winner Divining Rod on Target for Preakness

Owner-Trainer Considering Preakness for Tesio Winner Bodhisattva

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/4/05 - Lael Stables’ Divining Rod, winner of the Lexington (G3) April 11 at Keeneland, remains on target to make his next start in the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.


Firing Line Ready for Rematch with American Pharoah in Preakness

Kentucky Derby Winner American Pharoah, & Dortmund, Walk Shedrow

Pletcher-Trained Stanford is a ‘Go’ for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

Baffert-Trained Luminance Works for $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan

McLaughlin Confirms Transparent for $300,000 Pimlico Special

LOUISVILLE, KY., 05/04/15 - Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line seemed to enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding Barn 42 on the Churchill Downs backstretch Monday morning as assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria walked the Preakness Stakes (G1) hopeful under the shedrow for approximately 30 minutes.

Top Three Derby Finishers Headed to Preakness

Derby Winner American Pharoah Seeks Middle Jewel of Triple Crown
Trainer Baffert Goes After Sixth Preakness Victory

Jockey Stoddard Wins First Race On 87-1 Longshot

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/01/15 – Jockey Caitlyn Stoddard, a native of Baltimore, won the first race of her career Friday aboard the 87-1 longshot Im Charming in Pimlico Race Course’s sixth race.

Bet The Derby & Oaks At Pimlico, Laurel & OTB At The Horseshoe

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/30/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today fans can bet Saturday’s 141st Kentucky Derby and Friday’s Kentucky Oaks – as well as races from around the country – at Pimlico, Laurel, and the new OTB at the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore.

Hall of Fame Stable a Family Affair for Leatherbury, Thorpe

Legendary Horseman, Longtime Assistant Team Up for Success

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/26/15 – Assistant trainer Avon Thorpe has described his 2 ½ decades of working in several roles for recently elected Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury as a family affair. 

Napravnik To Receive Special Award of Merit At Alibi Breakfast

Former Leading Maryland Rider to be Honored Thursday, May 14

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/24/15 ---Rosie Napravnik, who started her riding career in Maryland before becoming a leading jockey and setting new standards for women riders, will receive the Special Award of Merit for her positive impact on the racing industry at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course Thursday, May 14.

Ultimate Girls Day Out to Feature Hooves & Heels Fashion Event

One of Many Events Celebrating Women on Black-Eyed Susan Day Friday, May 15

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/23/15 --- Black-Eyed Susan Day's Ultimate Girls Day Out, an entire day at Pimlico Race Course dedicated to the spirit and strength of women, will play host to Hooves & Heels, a fashion event for every woman attending the day's races and festivities on Friday, May 15.

Gin Blossoms, Fuel and Vertical Horizon Headline Preakness Concert Series On Black-Eyed Susan's Ultimate Girls Day Out

Special Guests The Reagan Years & Margaret Valentine Join Infield Concert Festival Friday, May 15

Events to Benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland & Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Concerts Part of Several Events on "Ultimate Girls Day Out"

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/22/15 --- The Maryland Jockey Club announced today the Grammy-nominated Gin Blossoms, the alternative hit makers and quadruple-platinum selling artists whose hits include “Hey Jealousy,” “Until I Fall Away,” and “Miss Disarray,” will perform Friday, May 15 on Black-Eyed Susan Day's "Ultimate Girls Day Out" as part of the Preakness Concert Series at Pimlico.