Racing News

I'll Have Another Settles In At Pimlico; Creative Cause Confirmed For Preakness

BALTIMORE, 05-08-12Reddam Racing’s Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another was settled into his new home in Barn D at Pimlico Race Course Tuesday morning as the focus has shifted toward the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes on May 19.

Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another Arrives At Pimlico For Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-07-12---Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another completed his journey to the Preakness Stakes at 5:07 p.m. Monday afternoon, 12 days before he will compete in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown at historic Pimlico Race Course. The 137th running of the Preakness® Stakes (G1) is Saturday, May 19.

Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another Will Arrive In Baltimore Tomorrow For Preakness Stakes

Photo by Skip DicksteinBALTIMORE, 05-06-12---I’ll Have Another finished fast to win the Kentucky Derby (G1) Saturday and he isn’t wasting any time getting to Pimlico Race Course to begin preparations for the 137th running of the Preakness® Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 19.

Pretension Scores In Canonero II Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-05-12---Kidwells Petite Stable’s Pretension took it to the odds-on favorite My Adonis and beat him, winning today’s feature at Pimlico Race Course, the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds.

My Adonis Headlines Saturday's Canonero II Stakes


BALTIMORE, 05-03-12---My Adonis remains an also-eligible for Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs. Should he fail to draw into the race, trainer Kelly Breen will ship his star to Pimlico Race Course for the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes.

“Horses in Cinema A Celebration of the Preakness!” Gallops Into The American Film Institute Silver Theatre And Cultural Center May 12 through 17

BALTIMORE, 04-30-12---The Maryland Jockey Club proudly launches “Horses in Cinema”,  a film series featuring eight horse-powered films sure to delight the equestrian community and film lovers alike. All films will screen at the AFI Silver Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring, MD from May 12-17.  On the eve of the 137th running of the famed Preakness Stakes, middle jewel of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown, Saturday, May 19at Pimlico Race Course, the series will showcase the beauty and drama of the horse.

Sixth Grader Wins Preakness Portraits Youth Art Contest

BALTIMORE, 04-29-12---Lashé Speight, a sixth grader at Cross Country Elementary/Middle School, is the grand prize winner of the thirteenth annual Preakness Portraits Youth Art Contest. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake made the announcement Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course.

Speight is the youngest winner ever.

Hudson Steele Wins Henry Clark Stakes In Season Debut

BALTIMORE, 04-28-12---Roger J. Weiss’ Hudson Steele was content to travel in third, then charged by the pacesetters and powered away to a victory in today’s feature at Pimlico Race Course, the $75,000 Henry S. Clark Stakes.

Done Talking Works Bullet At Laurel Park In Final Kentucky Derby Prep

LAUREL, MD. 04-28-12---Illinois Derby (G3) winner Done Talking worked 5-furlongs at Laurel Park Saturday morning in his final work before next Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs.

The Hamilton Smith trainee stopped the clock in 1:01 seconds and galloped out in 1:14.60 with regular rider Sheldon Russell aboard. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance.