Racing News

Ben’s Cat Making 9-Year-Old Debut Friday at Pimlico

 Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Opens Season on Birthday in Turf Allowance

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/14/15 --- Ben’s Cat, a multiple graded stakes winner and earner of more than $2.3 million in purses, is entered to make his 9-year-old debut Friday against eight rivals in a five-furlong turf sprint at Pimlico Race Course.

Watch Track Announcer Dave Rodman Call A Race At Historic Pimlico

Donations to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/12/15 ---Track announcer Dave Rodman, the voice of Maryland racing and the Preakness Stakes, has the best view of racing at historic Pimlico, and now he wants to share that view with the public.

Turf Season Kicked Off on Saturday’s Pimlico Program

Three Whips International Turf Series Races Highlight Day

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/11/15 --- The 2015 turf racing season got underway Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, where four races of nine races were conducted over the grass course, providing handicappers with full fields and highly competitive events.

Wolfendale Saddles 1,500th Winner

                        Maryland-based Trainer Hits Milestone With Miners Quest at Pimlico

BALTIMORE., 04/11/15 ---Trainer Howard Wolfendale won the 1,500th race of his career when he saddled Miners Quest to victory in Saturday afternoon's sixth race at Pimlico.

Six Pimlico Stakes Draw 151 Nominations

$100,000 Federico Tesio Highlights First Big Weekend of Spring Meet April 18

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/11/15 --- With an eye toward the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1), 19 3-year-olds were nominated for the $100,000 Federico Tesio, a 1 1/16-mile dirt test regarded as Pimlico Race Course’s local prep for the May 16 second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Cancer Survivor Gonzalez Enjoying Every Day

Leading Maryland Trainer Off to Fast Start at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/10/15 --- Claudio Gonzalez, the leading trainer at the recently-concluded Laurel Park meet, has gotten off to a good start at Pimlico with two wins during the first week and 64 percent of his starters finishing in the money.

Maryland Jockey Club Picks Up Shovels, Raises Money for Habitat

Owners, Breeders, Jockeys & Track Personnel Work on Baltimore Row Houses
Raise $5,000 for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake

BALTIMORE, MD., 040915 --- Maryland owners, breeders, trainers, jockeys and track management and personnel picked up shovels, hammers and rakes Wednesday to help restore and rebuild Baltimore row houses while also raising more than $5,000 for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.

Juarez Gearing Up to Finish Up Apprenticeship in Style

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/08/15 --- Apprentice Nik Juarez, who won aboard his very first career mount on Dec. 14, 2013 at Laurel Park, scored aboard his first mount back from a 6 ½-month hiatus Friday at Pimlico.

River Rush Takes Shortest Course to Victory in Pimlico Feature

            Jockey Celebration Day Benefits Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/04/15 – On the short end of photo-finish win pictures in his last two starts, James Wolf’s River Rush broke through with a commanding front-running victory in Saturday’s featured eighth race at Pimlico. 

Pletcher-Trained Nonna’s Boy Dominates Friday’s Pimlico Feature

Giveaways, Jockey Celebration Day Highlight Saturday’s Program

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/03/15 – Well-connected New York shipper Nonna’s Boy stalked the pace before drawing off through the stretch to capture Friday’s featured seventh race at Pimlico Race Course.