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Mage ‘Good, Quiet, Relaxed’ Monday Morning at Pimlico

Blazing Sevens Gets Acquainted with Pimlico Surroundings
National Treasure Gallops Monday Morning for Preakness
Red Route One to Go it Alone for Preakness

BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby (G1) champion Mage stretched his legs while jogging and galloping at Pimlico Race Course` Monday morning in preparation for a highly anticipated start in Saturday’s 148th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1).

Restrepo Planning a Different Party at Preakness 148

Winning Kentucky Derby ‘Like Your Mick Jagger’

BALTIMORE – Ramiro Restrepo showed up at the 2005 Preakness Stakes (G1) in a rented yellow school bus with a bunch of friends from the University of Maryland.

“From College Park to Baltimore,” recalled Restrepo of the ’05 Preakness, won by Afleet Alex. “We loaded on that thing. Tons of beer.”

This year?

“I won’t be in that party,” Restrepo said with a laugh.

Secretariat at the Preakness: ‘…And He Was Gone.’

Pincay Jr., Brumfield Remember Chasing the Triple Crown Legend

BALTIMORE – Even after Secretariat unleashed a jaw-dropping rush from last to the lead on the first turn of the 1973 Preakness, jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. figured he could win the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown with Sham.

Unbeaten Faiza Leaves California for $300,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2)

99th Running of 3-Year-Old Filly Stakes Tops Friday, May 19 Program

BALTIMORE – Michael Lund Petersen’s undefeated Faiza will try to extend her perfect record and win her fifth graded stake in Friday’s $300,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Faiza and regular rider Flavien Prat will start from Post 9 in the field of 12.

G1 Winner Rattle N Roll Headlines $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3)

Shares Spotlight with $300,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) May 19
Among Six Stakes, Three Graded, Worth $1 Million in Purses

BALTIMORE – Lucky Seven Stable’s Grade 1-winning millionaire Rattle N Roll, having won at the distance in his previous start, will go after his sixth career stakes victory and fourth in graded company in the historic $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) Friday, May 19 at Pimlico Race Course.

Cutback Suits Key of Life in G3 Miss Preakness

BALTIMORE – Flurry Racing Stables LLC and Hoffman Family Racing LLC’s Key of Life is scheduled to seek her second-straight graded-stakes victory in Friday’s $150,000 Miss Preakness Stakes (G3) at Pimlico Race Corse.

The daughter of Mo Town is prominent in a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered Sunday in the six-furlong sprint, one of five supporting stakes to the $300,000 George E. Mitchell Black-Eyed Susan on Friday’s card.

Kentucky Derby Hero Mage Arrives at Pimlico Sunday Morning

Delgado Jr.’s Previous Visits to Baltimore Have Been Memorable
Blazing Sevens Arrives at Pimlico Following ‘Pretty Easy Ship’
National Treasure Walks on First Morning at Pimlico
Red Route One Breezes; Disarm Gallops at Churchill
Perform Breezes Half Mile at Belmont Park

Sunrise at Old Hilltop Once Again Part of Preakness Week Festivities

Walking Tours Run 6-9 A.M. Tuesday, May 16 through Friday, May 19

BALTIMORE – Following its successful return to the lineup of Preakness Stakes (G1) festivities last year, Sunrise at Old Hilltop will once again offer fans a unique behind the scenes walking tour of historic Pimlico Race Course.

One of the most popular events leading up to the Preakness, Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, Sunrise at Old Hilltop was suspended in 2020 and 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 148th Preakness will be contested Saturday, May 20.


Preakness (G1) Post Position Draw Monday

BALTIMORE – Post positions and odds will be assigned for the 148 th running of the

Preakness Stakes (G1) Monday, May 15 at Guinness Open Gate Brewery at 5:30 p.m.

The Guinness Open Gate Brewery is located at 5001 Washington Blvd.

The post position draw can also be viewed on either or

Video: National Treasure First to Arrive for Preakness 148

BALTIMORE – National Treasure, third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) in November and fourth in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) April 8, arrived at Pimlico Race Course Saturday evening to prepare for the Preakness Stakes (G1), to be run Saturday May 20.

National Treasure, one of possibly nine Preakness starters, is owned by SF Racing LLC, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables LLC, Robert E. Masterson, Stonestreet Stables LLC, Jay A. Schoenfarber, Waves Edge Capital LLC and Catherine Donovan.