There were few surprises in Friday's early wagering on Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Racecourse, with Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense the predictable favorite.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||W. Robert Bailes|
|Jockey||Gilberto Ramos Delgado|
|Owner||Marshall E. Dowell|
|Breeder||Brent Harris & Beth Harris|
|Mint Slewlep View Five-Cross Pedigree||Slew City Slew||Seattle Slew|
|Weber City Miss|
|Cry Me a River||Gilded Time|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Burr Travis, agent for Garry Simms||Bettersworth Westwind Farm||$43,000|
|Two-year-old||Marshall Dowell||Solitary Oak, agent||$200,000|
Trainer Nick Zito said it's "all systems go" for Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after C P West worked a half-mile at Belmont Park May 14. Meanwhile, Hard Spun, King of the Roxy, Xchanger, and Mint Slewlep all prepped for their run at the second jewel of the Triple Crown.
Barry J. James' undefeated Divine Park simply ran away from his six 3-year-old rivals in the $150,000 Withers (gr. III) in his stakes debut Saturday at Aqueduct.
- By Steve Haskin
Inner track kingpin Summer Doldrums tries to defend his turf against eight rivals, including several quick invaders in Saturday's $200,000 Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct.