Racing News

Never Explain Record-Setting Winner of $200,000 Dinner Party (G3)

5YO Making Stakes Debut Sets 1 1/8-Mile Turf Course Record of 1:46.14

BALTIMORE – Courtlandt Farm’s 5-year-old Never Explain, making his 15th career start and first in a stakes, edged clear of four rivals in the final 50 yards to register a record-setting half-length upset at odds of 15-1 in Saturday’s $200,000 Dinner Party (G3) presented by Bulleit Bourbon at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Whitebeam Shines in $100,000 Gallorette (G3) Victory

4YO Filly Becomes Stakes Winner in 2nd North American Start

BALTIMORE – Juddmonte homebred Whitebeam, an English-bred filly narrowly beaten in her North American debut last month, split horses in mid-stretch and went on to a 2 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Gallorette (G3) presented by Pepsi Zero Sugar at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Ryvit Extends Win Streak to Four in $200,000 Chick Lang (G3)

Sixth Win in Six-Furlong Sprint for Hall of Fame Trainer Asmussen

BALTIMORE – Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Ryvit, stepping up to graded-stakes company for the first time, extended his win streak to four races with a 1 ¾-length triumph in Saturday’s $200,000 Chick Lang (G3) presented by Case IH at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Arabian Lion Roars to Victory in $100,000 Sir Barton

3YO Scores by Four to Open Preakness Day Stakes Program

BALTIMORE – Zendan Racing Stables Inc.’s Arabian Lion kicked off the Preakness Day stakes program in style Saturday, rolling to a popular four-length victory in the $100,000 Sir Barton sponsored by Brandon and Diannah Perry to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Taxed Springs Upset in $300,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

99th Edition of Prestigious 1 1/8-Mile Race for 3YO Fillies

BALTIMORE – Richard Bahde’s Taxed, facing her toughest test yet after going winless in four previous stakes attempts, swept past previously undefeated favorite Faiza at the top of the lane and caught front-running Hoosier Philly in deep stretch to spring an 11-1 upset in Friday’s $300,000 George E. Mitchell Black-Eyed Susan (G2) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Rattle N Roll Thrilling Winner of $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3)

Historic 1 3/16-Mile Event Preceded 99th Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

BALTIMORE – Lucky Seven Stable’s Grade 1 winner Rattle N Roll, trailing all but one horse in the early going, powered through the stretch on the far outside to run down pacesetting Speed Bias and get his nose down on the wire in a thrilling edition of the historic $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) at Pimlico Race Course.

Maple Leaf Mel Impresses in $150,000 Miss Preakness (G3) Win

3-Year-Old Filly Remains Unbeaten at 4-0 After First Graded Victory

BALTIMORE – August Dawn Farm’s New York-bred Maple Leaf Mel, racing against open company for the first time, ran her career record to a perfect 4-0 with a professional 1 ½-length triumph in Friday’s $150,000 Miss Preakness (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Train to Artemus Chugs Home First in $100,000 The Very One

Second Career Stakes Win for 5-Year-Old Ex-Claimer in Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE – M and W Stables’ Train to Artemus split horses at the top of the stretch and surged past pacesetting Spicy Marg to register her second career stakes victory in Friday’s $100,000 The Very One at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Interstatedaydream Makes Triumphant Return in Allaire du Pont

2022 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Winner Kicks Off Friday Stakes Program

BALTIMORE – Flurry Racing Stables’ multiple graded-stakes winner Interstatedaydream held off pesky long shot Misty Veil through the length of the stretch and edged clear late for a popular half-length victory in the $100,000 Allaire du Pont Distaff Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Old Friends for Life Benefit at Preakness 148

Race 2 Winner Saturday Offered Lifetime Retirement

BALTIMORE – A home for life. That’s what the winner of Race 2 Saturday at Pimlico Race Course will earn.

Saturday’s program, highlighted by the 148th running of the Preakness (G1), will give the winner of the 1 1/16-mile event an automatic retirement to Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky., should it ever be needed.