Racing News

Magic Michael Set to Return as Live Racing Resumes Friday

Unraced Since Last Fall, G3 Winner Draws Outside in Feature

BALTIMORE – Morris Kernan Jr., Yo Berbs and Jagger Inc.’s Grade 3 winner Magic Michael, unraced since finishing second by a length in defense of his 2021 Greenwood Cup (G3) title last fall, is entered to make his season debut when live racing returns Friday to historic Pimlico Race Course.

Post time for the first of nine races is 12:25 p.m.

Tappin Josie Looking to Rebound in $100,000 Weather Vane

Among Four Stakes Winners in Six-Furlong Sprint for 3YO Fillies

BALTIMORE – Darryl Abramowitz’s Tappin Josie, off the board for the first time this year when stepped up to Grade 1 company in her last start, will face three other stakes winners while seeking a return to form in Saturday’s $100,000 Weather Vane at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Witty Chasing Turf Stakes Win in $75,000 Ben’s Cat

First to Act Cutting Back to Sprint in $75,000 Shine Again

BALTIMORE – Witty, a two-time dirt stakes winner bred, owned and trained by Elizabeth Merryman that has run second in three consecutive turf stakes, looks to make a breakthrough in Saturday’s $75,000 Ben’s Cat at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G3 Winners Set for Matchup in $100,000 Lite the Fuse

Wondrwherecraigis, Jaxon Traveler to Tangle in 6F Sprint

BALTIMORE – Well-traveled sprinters Wondrwherecraigis and Jaxon Traveler, who together have won 14 races including two graded-stakes and more than $1.1 million in purses, will share a starting gate for just the second time in Saturday’s $100,000 Lite the Fuse at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Smokin’ T Chases Graded Win in $200,000 BWI Turf Cup

G3 Event Tops Six Stakes Worth $650,000 in Purses Saturday

BALTIMORE – DATTT Stable homebred Smokin’ T, a stakes winner last month that came within a half-length of earning a million-dollar payday just two weeks ago, wheels back for another chance at picking up graded credentials in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Milagrosa Surena Back on Grass for $100,000 All Along

G1 Winner in Field of 12 for 1 1/8-Mile Turf Stakes Saturday
Among Six Stakes Worth $650,000 Topped by G3 BWI Turf Cup

BALTIMORE – Buqui Chala R.IV’s Milagrosa Surena, a group-stakes winner on turf and dirt in her native Argentina, will get an opportunity to translate her stakes winning form to North America when she returns to the grass for Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Double Crown Takes Inside Route in $100,000 Polynesian

Whiskey and Rye Smooth Winner of $100,000 Sensible Lady
Swill Runs Down Al Loves Josie in $75,000 Challedon

BALTIMORE – Built Wright Stables’ Grade 2 winner Double Crown, just six days removed from competing in an out-of-town grass stakes, returned to the Maryland dirt and powered through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch en route to a 4 ½-length triumph in the $100,000 Polynesian at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Sunday Trio to Kick Off Pimlico’s Fall Stakes Schedule

First of Nine Stakes Worth $925,000 During Nine-Day Stand
Pirate Rick Makes Successful Return, Giving Barbosa 3 Wins

BALTIMORE – Historic Pimlico Race Course will wrap up opening weekend of its boutique nine-day fall meet Sunday with a 10-race program featuring the first three of nine stakes worth $925,000 in purses.

Swill Continues Comeback in Sunday’s $75,000 Challedon

Nyquist Daughter Monticello Graduates in Opening Day Feature
Rainbow 6, Jackpot Super High Five Carryovers for Saturday

BALTIMORE – A lot of time and a little change of scenery have done wonders for Kueber Racing and Ten Strike Racing’s Swill, who continues his comeback from a near two-year layoff with a return to stakes company in Sunday’s $75,000 Challedon at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G2 Winner Un Ojo Continues Comeback in $100,000 Polynesian

Be Better Chasing Third Straight Win in Sunday’s 1 1/16-Mile Stakes
Last of Three Stakes Worth $275,000 in Purses Sunday, Sept. 10

BALTIMORE – More than a year after a foot bruise took him off the Triple Crown trail and an intended start in the Preakness Stakes (G1), Cypress Creek Equine and Whispering Oaks Farm’s Un Ojo is entered to make his debut at historic Pimlico Race Course in Sunday’s $100,000 Polynesian.