Headlines for Saturday, May 19, 2012

  • Include Me Out and Joe Talamo take the Marjorie L. Everett Handicap.

    Include Me Out Wins 3rd Graded Stakes of Year

    Favored Include Me Out nailed down her third consecutive graded victory this year after overcoming pacesetter Ellafitz narrowly in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 19.

  • 2012 Preakness Wrap

    Evan Hammonds recaps the exciting victory by I'll Have Another over Bodemeister in the 2012 Preakness. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • 2012 Preakness Wrap

    Evan Hammonds recaps the exciting victory by I'll Have Another over Bodemeister in the 2012 Preakness. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Derby deja vu as I'll Have Another runs downs Bodemeister in Preakness

    Two weeks ago, J. Paul Reddam's I'll Have Another ran down pacesetter Bodemeister to take the Kentucky Derby under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs. On Saturday, I'll Have Another took on that pacesetting rival in the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes and gutted out a neck victory to take the second jewel of the Triple Crown at Pimlico.

  • Havelock gets up in Hanshin Cup

    Overcoming a wide journey through the opening six furlongs, Silverton Hill's homebred Havelock responded to the urgings of jockey Florent Geroux in the stretch to wear down the favored Lonesome Street by a neck in Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/hanshincup12.pdf">Hanshin Cup</a> at Arlington Park. An 8-1 chance, Havelock paid $19.60, $8 and $4.40.

  • Include Me Out makes it three straight in Marjorie Everett

    Include Me Out continued her winning way in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/everett12.pdf">Marjorie L. Everett Handicap</a> at Hollywood Park, notching her third consecutive graded stakes tally in California. The Ron Ellis-trained filly overhauled pacesetter Ellafitz turning for home and scored by about a length beneath regular rider Joe Talamo.

  • Havelock comes on late to win the Hanshin Cup.

    Havelock Gets Up for Hanshin Cup Upset

    With a well-timed ride by jockey Florent Geroux, Silverton Hills' Havelock got up in the final strides to overtake favored Lonesome Street to win the $150,000 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) by a neck.

  • Hudson Steele convincing in Dixie

    Roger J. Weiss's Hudson Steele, who captured Pimlico's Henry S. Clark Stakes in his return from a year-long layoff, followed up with another convincing display in Saturday's Grade 2, $300,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/dixie12.pdf">Dixie Stakes</a> over the same course. Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Javier Castellano, the lukewarm 3-1 favorite enjoyed a perfect rail-skimming trip just behind the leader, angled out turning into the stretch, and put the race away by 2 1/2 lengths.

  • Hamazing Destiny garners first stakes win in Maryland Sprint

    Best known for his 23-1 runner-up finish in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs in 2010, Hamazing Destiny was still winless in stakes company heading into the Grade 3, $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/mdsprint12.pdf">Maryland Sprint Handicap</a> at Pimlico on Saturday. However, the D. Wayne Lukas trainee finally got off the duck before one the largest crowds of the year on the Preakness undercard.

  • Paul Reddam - Owner I'll Have Another

    Paul Reddam, owner of Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another, comments on life after the Derby, Doug O'Neill, Mario Gutierrez, and I'll Have Another.

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    Just One More for I'll Have Another

    I'll Have Another heads to Belmont Park in three weeks with a chance to become Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner after nipping a determined Bodemeister in a terrific renewal of the Preakness Stakes May 19.

  • Awesomemundo guts out Allaire duPont decision

    Despite exchanging a hard bump with Love and Pride in midstretch, Natalie J. Baffert's Awesomemundo got her head in front of that rival on the wire to take Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/allairedupont12.pdf"> Allaire duPont Distaff Stakes</a> at Pimlico. The Bob Baffert trainee ran to her odds as the 7-5 favorite and paid $4.80, $3.20 and $2.60 for completing 1 1/16 miles on the fast dirt in 1:44 3/5.

  • Il Villano, Skyring capture Pimlico stakes; Paynter impresses

    Il Villano returned to the winner's circle Saturday afternoon with a nice 4 3/4-length win in the $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/chicklang12.pdf">Chick Lang Stakes</a> on the Preakness Stakes Day undercard at Pimlico. With Jose Flores in the saddle, the gray sophomore took command turning for home and never looked back as he stopped the clock in 1:10 2/5 for the six-furlong, fast-track contest.

  • Via Villaggio edges Sister Moon in Railbird

    Steve Beneto's Via Villaggio accelerated into contention on the far turn and out-dueled Sister Moon to the wire in Saturday's Grade 3, $98,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/railbird12.pdf">Railbird Stakes </a>at Hollywood Park, notching her first stakes victory with a half-length tally in the seven-furlong test for sophomore fillies. Martin Pedroza was up on the Jerry Hollendorfer-trained winner.

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    Hamazing Destiny Scores First Stakes Win

    Hamazing Destiny and jockey Corey Nakatani took advantage of a duel between the early leaders before taking the lead at the top of the stretch to win the Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III).

  • On Fire Baby fires bullet at Churchill

    Anita Cauley's On Fire Baby, most recently fifth in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks, turned heads at Churchill Downs Saturday during her first work since the big race on the first Friday in May.

  • Via Villaggio takes the Railbird Stakes at Hollywood Park.

    Via Villaggio Eclipses 'Moon for Railbird Win

    Determined Via Villaggio advanced along the rail to challenge overwhelming favorite Sister Moon in the stretch, then held on for a half-length upset in the $98,000 Railbird Stakes (gr. III) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 19.

  • Frankel scores a perfect 10 in Lockinge

    Neither a seven-month layoff nor a recent injury scare made the slightest dent in Frankel's supremacy, as the undefeated superstar ran away with Saturday's Group 1 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Now a perfect 10-for-10, the world's top-ranked racehorse promises to improve off this stellar comeback ? a truly frightening prospect for his rivals.

  • Dullahan breezes for Belmont

    The Dale Romans trainee posted the second fastest of 26 moves at the distance, with the multiple Grade 2-winning filly On Fire Baby recording the bullet in :59 3/5.

  • Maryland Racing Preparing for the Future

    As the Maryland Jockey Club hosts its biggest day of racing this year -- the 137th Preakness Stakes (gr. I)--the state's horse industry is bracing for changes on the horizon that could redefine how racing is conducted.

  • Zagora bounces back in Gallorette

    Zagora was returning to her sparkling early-season form, when she captured the Grade 3 Endeavour and Grade 3 Hillsborough at Tampa Bay Downs. The Chad Brown mare never had a chance to shine in the Jenny Wiley, considering that she lagged too far behind a desperately slow pace, and wasn't disgraced in fifth.

  • In Lingerie
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    In Lingerie Doing Well After Race Injury

    In Lingerie, injured while winning the May 18 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, was doing well the morning after the race, according to Aron Wellman, president Eclipse Thoroughbred Thoroughbed Partners.

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    Bodemeister Still Heavy Preakness Favorite

    As of 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Bodemeister remained the heavy betting favorite for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), sitting at odds of 9-5 while Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another is the 3-1 second choice.

  • Todd Pletcher - In Lingerie

    Todd Pletcher talks about In Lingerie's victory in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, including her injury at the start of the race.

  • A sunny day awaits fans at Pimlico.

    Preakness Day: Sun Should Draw Fans

    With bright sunshine and a forecast for a high temperature of 80 degrees and little humidity, Preakness Day 2012 is looming as a picture perfect day that should lure a large crowd to Pimlico Race Course.

  • Happy Preakness Day

    Mike Gathagan of the Maryland Jockey Club sets the scene for Preakness 137.

  • Preakness Interview: Barry Irwin

    Steve Haskin talks to Team Valor's Barry Irwin about Went the Day Well's Derby, and his prospects for the Preakness. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Preakness Interview: Barry Irwin

    Steve Haskin talks to Team Valor's Barry Irwin about Went the Day Well's Derby, and his prospects for the Preakness. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Vaccination to Control Equine Influenza During an Outbreak

    While vaccination to control equine influenza (EI) in endemic areas is common practice, little is known about the use of early vaccination to eradicate the disease during an outbreak. Researchers recently examined the effect of early vaccination during an outbreak, using the 2007 EI outbreak in Australia, which had previously been free of EI, as a model.