Racing News

Derby Winner Mystik Dan Doesn’t Need His Own Racetrack

Baffert: Muth, Imagination ‘Coming into This the Right Way”
Catching Freedom Introduced to Pimlico; ‘He’s Feeling Really Good’
Brown Looks Ahead to Preakness Following Tough Beat in Derby

BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby (G1)winner Mystik Dan continues to train to former standout jockey Robby Albarado’s expectations, meaning each day is better than the last as the colt prepares for Saturday’s 149th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

Witty Chasing Seventh Stakes Victory in $100,000 Jim McKay

Five-Furlong Turf Sprint Automatic Qualifier for Newmarket G1
Motion Making Title Defense with Naptown in $100,000 James Murphy

BALTIMORE – Witty, a multiple stakes winner on turf and dirt bred, owned and trained by Elizabeth Merryman, will stay on the grass for his second start of 2023 in the listed $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Saturday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Motion Wants His Horses to Shine Preakness Weekend

Queen of the Mud Makes Seasonal Debut in $100K The Very One
Waves of Mischief Looks to Take Next Step in $100K Hilltop

BALTIMORE – Make no mistake about it, trainer Graham Motion wants to win wherever he starts a horse.

It’s just a little more special when he runs horses on Preakness weekend at Pimlico Race Course.

Muth Installed as 8-5 Morning-Line Favorite for Saturday’s 149th Preakness

Derby Winner Mystik Dan Rated Second at 5-2 for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

BALTIMORE – Arkansas Derby (G1) winner Muth was installed as the 8-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $2 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course following Monday’s post-position draw. Kentucky Derby (G1) hero Mystik Dan was rated second at 5-2 by Maryland Jockey Club linemaker Brian Nadeau after drawing Post 5 for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Maker Hoping G1 Winner Atone Serves Up Victory in Dinner Party (G3)

$500K Stakes Dating to 1870 Honors Gathering that Led to Building Pimlico
First Leg of $2.5 Million Bonus Linking Races at Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park

BALTIMORE – In Saturday’s $500,000 Dinner Party (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course, the 7-year-old horse Atone seeks his second graded-stakes victory in a career that has seen him earn more than $1.4 million the hard way — a second, third and fourth at a time.

Jaxon Traveler Returns to Familiar Ground in Maryland Sprint (G3)

2022 Winner, Now 6, Approaching $1 Million Mark in Career Earnings

BALTIMORE – West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s multiple graded-stakes winner Jaxon Traveler will continue his march toward $1 million in career earnings in a familiar spot, taking on six rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Sprint (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G3 Winner Apple Picker Seeks Rebound in $100,000 Skipat

Among Nine Stakes Worth $3.3 Million on Preakness (G1) Card

BALTIMORE – Already a graded-stakes winner that also owns a victory over the track, Michael Dubb’s Apple Picker will attempt to put both together when she returns to historic Pimlico Race Course for Saturday’s $100,000 Skipat.

Albarado Introduces Derby Winner Mystik Dan to Pimlico Track

Muth, Imagination Give Baffert ‘Strong Hand’ for Preakness Stakes
Lightly Raced Tuscan Gold Ready for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown
Catching Freedom’s Connections Let Cox Make Preakness Call

BALTIMORE – Robby Albarado was aboard for Mystik Dan’s first trip to a sealed muddy racetrack at Pimlico Race Course Monday morning while providing a helping hand to trainer Kenny McPeek in preparing the Kentucky Derby (G1) winner for a start in Saturday’s $2 million Preakness Stakes (G1).

‘Big’ Girl Ready to Roll in Allaire du Pont

Intrepid Dream Looks for Sixth Straight Win Friday at Pimlico

BALTIMORE – When trainer Gary Capuano says that his 6-year-old mare Intrepid Dream is on the large side, you better believe him. The daughter of Jess’s Dream is enormous. And she can run a little bit, too.

The big mare will look to continue an impressive winning streak when she goes in the 31st running of the listed $100,000 Allaire du Pont Distaff Stakes Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Kentucky Derby Hero Mystik Dan Arrives at Pimlico Race Course

Brown ‘Confident’ in Tuscan Gold Going into Saturday’s Preakness
Tuesday Travel Day for Baffert Trainees Muth, Imagination
Chasing Freedom Confirmed for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mystik Dan arrived at Pimlico Race Course for a run in Saturday’s 149th renewal of the Preakness Stakes (G1) just after 4 p.m. Sunday following a van ride from Churchill Downs.