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Preakness Weekend Features Multiple Guaranteed Pools

$2 Million Late Pick 4, $1 Million Late Pick 5 Saturday, May 19
BALTIMORE – Led by $2 million in the 50-cent Late Pick 4 and $1 million in the 50-cent Late Pick 5 Saturday, May 19, there will be several guaranteed multi-race pools over Preakness weekend at legendary Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Standout Goodonehoney Gives Egan Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Runner

Undefeated Maryland-Bred Filly Gave Trainer Jason Egan First Stakes Win
BALTIMORE – It’s a long way from sitting in the grandstand at Longacres to saddling one of the favorites in Goodonehoney for the prestigious $250,000 Xpressbet Black-Eyed Susan (G2) at legendary Pimlico Race Course, but 36-year-old trainer Jason Egan couldn’t feel more at home.

Good Magic Gets Acquainted with Pimlico Racing Surface

Baffert: Justify Has His Bags Packed and Ready to Go  
Quip Returns to Track ‘Showing Good Energy’
Lukas ‘Excited’ to Run Two Horses in Preakness  
Diamond King Servis’ 1st Preakness Starter since Smarty Jones

Baffert, Lukas Chasing History in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes

Hall of Fame Trainers Seeking Record-Tying 7thPreakness Wins
Baffert Looking to Tie Lukas’ Record of 14 Triple Crown Scores
BALTIMORE – Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and D. Wayne Lukas are in a position to deliver performances of historical significance Saturday in the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

Unbeaten Good Move Makes Stakes Debut in Miss Preakness (G3)

Power of Snunner Seeks Graded Triumph in $150,000 Allaire DuPont (G3)
Among Seven Stakes, Four Graded, Worth $1.15 Million in Purses Friday
BALTIMORE – Good Move, who runs in Friday’s $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness (G3), could take another step toward stamping herself as the latest standout filly bred and raced by the Klein family of Louisville.

Vertical Oak looks to Continue Pimlico Success in $100,000 Skipat Stakes

Trainer Graham Motion Takes Three Shots at $100,000 Hilltop Stakes
Hogy Rolls into $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Looking to Rebound
BALTIMORE – Accomplished graded-stakes winners Vertical Oak and Ms Locust Point headline the field for the 25th running of the $100,000 Skipat Stakes at legendary Pimlico Race Course on Friday, the day before the 143rd Preakness Stakes, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Trainer Dale Romans Looks for Hat Trick in Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

Stablemates Coach Rocks, C.S. Incharge Face Eight in $250,000 Stakes
BALTIMORE – Trainer Dale Romans, who has enjoyed considerable success through the years at legendary Pimlico Race Course, will send out a pair of talented stakes winners on Friday as he goes in search of his third victory in the $250,000 Xpressbet Black-Eyed Susan (G2).

Irish War Cry Seeks Return to Winning Form

Six Graded Winners Among Field of Nine for Historic $300,000 Stakes
One of Seven Stakes, Four Graded, Worth $1.15 Million in Purses Friday
Total Friday Entries 157 
Edition Marks 80th Anniversary of Seabiscuit-War Admiral Match Race 

Memories, Trophies Remain from Preakness 100 Years Ago

Missie Rennie Recalls 1918 History of Preakness Winner
BALTIMORE – Missie Rennie can’t help but be reminded of her family’s history in Thoroughbred racing and the Preakness Stakes. After all, the elegant trophy from the 1918 Preakness sits on her living room table.
“I look at it every day,” said Rennie.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Preakness Newsfeed Available Via FTP

BALTIMORE, MD – For video of Preakness (G1), Black-Eyed Susan (G2), Pimlico Special (G2) and all other stakes contenders arriving and training at Pimlico Race Course, and for interviews with owners, trainers and jockeys, go to:
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