Kentucky Derby runner-up Ice Box turned in a bullet half-mile work in :46 3/5 over the Oklahoma training track.
Kiaran McLaughlin will saddle Uptowncharlybrown for the first time in the June 5 Belmont Stakes.
David Grening of Daily Racing Form and Bob Fortus of The Times-Picayune in New Orleans earned top honors as the New York Racing Association announced the winners of the inaugural Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Contest.
Stately Victor tuned up for a run in the June 5 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) with a sharp five-furlong workout May 25 at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville training center.
Newly arrived Make Music for Me had his first breeze at Belmont Park May 23, covering a mile in 1:43.65 with trainer Alexis Barba looking on in preparation for the June 5 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
In the latest developments for the June 5 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Spangled Star has been added to the field for the 1 1/2-mile classic while New Madrid has been withdrawn from consideration.
Jason Shandler says there won't be a Triple Crown, but history could be made in the Belmont Stakes. Read Blog
Drosselmeyer, who has been graded stakes-placed in his last two starts under Kent Desormeaux, will get a new rider for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). The colt will be ridden by Mike Smith in the third leg of the Triple Crown.
In consecutive days a pair of 3-year-olds that were considered probables are no longer pointing toward the third leg of the Triple Crown.
The good karma returned, as Lookin At Lucky had a dream trip to win the Preakness. Read Column
Robert LaPenta Jr.'s Ice Box, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) runner-up and probable morning-line favorite for the upcoming Belmont Stakes (gr. I), turned in a four-furlong work at Saratoga May 19.
On the morning following Lookin At Lucky's victory in the 135th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 15, trainer Bob Baffert said the colt would be given a break and will not contest the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in three weeks.
With no comparable buzz to last year, when Rachel Alexandra battled Mine That Bird, Preakness TV ratings fell for this year's edition
Attendance was up but total handle was down for this year's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) program at Pimlico Race Course May 15.
Lookin At Lucky battled late to win the Preakness Stakes. View Slideshow
Lookin At Lucky redeemed himself in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), as he took the lead at the top of the stretch and stubbornly held off pacesetter First Dude and Jackson Bend under new rider Martin Garcia may 15 at Pimlico.
The weather forecast for Preakness day looks good with sunshine and a high temperature in the mid- to upper 70s.
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Pimlico Race Course reported solid business figures for its May 14 program, which featured the grade II Black-Eyed Susan Stakes and promotions tied to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure program.
The Jockeys' Guild will not pursue sponsorship opportunities for riders participating in the 2010 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Guild national manager Terry Meyocks confirmed May 13.
Super Saver and Lookin At Lucky both at 9-5 in early wagering.
Tom LaMarra reports the news of the day from Pimlico, including an update on Jackson Bend, Super Saver, and tomorrow's weather forecast. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and Les Instone preview the Preakness Stakes. Plus, picks from Tom. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve look back on the Kentucky Derby and look forward to the Preakness. Plus, thoughts on Quality Road and Rail Trip, the retirement of Greg Gilchrist, and Stable Boy's Preakness Pick. Watch Video
A collective look at the racing career of KY Derby winner, Super Saver, as he gears up for the 2nd leg of the Triple Crown. View Slideshow
According to exercise rider, the colt's attitude is "I know what I've done, and I'm going to do it again."
Trainer believes Schoolyard Dreams could finish ahead of Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner if he gets a clean trip.
A little gate training and an easy gallop was all Jackson Bend required May 14 to be honed for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
Pimlico Race Course could be hit by thunderstorms the afternoon and evening of May 14, but the forecast calls for dry, pleasant conditions for the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
Pace will certainly be one of the key factors in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 15 at Pimlico, as Super Saver attempts to take down 11 rivals in the 1 3/16-mile race for 3-year-olds.
One by one, they stepped off the van--nine Preakness Stakes (gr. I) horses all traveling on the same plane from Louisville, Ky. The only two Preakness horses previously on the grounds were Dublin and Northern Giant.
Steve Haskin talks with Dale Romans, trainer of Preakness entrants Paddy O'Prado and First Dude. Watch Video
Tom LaMarra reports the news of the day from Pimlico, including Super Saver's first trip around the track and the weather. Watch Video
The May 13 Preakness Alibi Breakfast was for the most part lighthearted as usual.
Not surprisingly, WinStar Farm's Super Saver seemed to relish the wet track at Pimlico Race Course during a routine gallop May 13 in preparation for a start in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
Steve Haskin reports on the day's activities, including the withdrawal of Hurricane Ike, the arrival of most of the field, and the draw. Watch Video
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Super Saver drew post 8 and was installed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.
Post seven may be a good sign for unlucky Lookin At Lucky, while the chance of a wet track is just fine for the connections of Super Saver.
Super Saver, who captured the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 1, arrived at Pimlico Wednesday afternoon.
Robert LaPenta and Fred Brei's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) hopeful Jackson Bend was aboard a flight from Churchill Downs along with many of the other hopefuls for the May 16 race that was scheduled to arrive in Baltimore May 12.
The Preakness (gr. I) will be the first start for a well-rested Schoolyard Dreams since finishing fourth in the Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct April 3.
Hurricane Ike, winner of The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III), will not start in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) this weekend, trainer John Sadler said May 12.
Evan Hammonds visits with WinStar Farm's Elliott Walden and Supercharger, the dam of Kentucky Derby 136 winner Super Saver. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
In honor of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) victory of Super Saver, WinStar Farm is sponsoring the "Super Name Sweepstakes" at the farm's Web site.
For the third consecutive year, the Horse Racing Radio Network will provide the exclusive terrestrial radio broadcast of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
There is an intriguing price horse waiting to strike in the Preakness Stakes.
Baffert confirmed 25-year-old Martin Garcia will ride Lookin At Lucky in the Preakness. It will be the first Preakness ride for Garcia, who will replace Garrett Gomez after Lookin At Lucky endured a series of troubled trips.
Owner Ken Ramsey was optimistic, but also realistic about Pleasant Prince's chances to pull an upset in the May 15 Preaknesss Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.
Unlike the conditions that prevailed May 1 in Louisville for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) will likely be contested over a fast track.
Following the Kentucky Derby trip of Paddy O'Prado, who ran into several obstacles along the way.
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