Headlines for Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • Slim Shadey looks to return to the Winner's Circle in the Red Bank Stakes.

    Slim Shadey Shows Up in Red Bank Stakes

    Making his second start for new owner/trainer David Jocobson, multiple grade II winner Slim Shadey looks to end a long dry spell in the $100,000 Red Bank (gr. IIIT) on the turf May 17 at Monmouth Park.

  • Obviously won the 2013 American at Hollywood Park by 2 1/2 lengths.

    American Repeat a Tall Order for Obviously

    Looking for a repeat victory, grade I winner Obviously will battle the likes of Winning Prize, Silentio, and Chips All In in the American Stakes, to be contested for the first time on the Santa Anita Park turf May 17.

  • Preakness Stakes Draw Update

    Claire Novak checks in with a quick update from the post position draw for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • And They're Off - Preakness Edition

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin look back at the Derby, and forward to the Preakness, including picks for that race. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Ria Antonia was one of the Preakness contenders who arrived on May 14.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-139/i-gNXccKd">Order This Photo</a>

    Pimlico Welcomes Final Louisville Shippers

    After the vans pulled in late the afternoon of May 14, all the contenders for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) were on the grounds at Pimlico Race Course except for Ring Weekend, who will arrive May 15 before noon.

  • Penn REIT Has Agreement to Buy The Meadows

    Gaming and Leisure Properties, a real estate investment trust spinoff of Penn National Gaming Inc., said May 14 it has an agreement to purchase The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in western Pennsylvania for $465 million.

  • Preakness Stakes News Update for May 14, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on location at Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes. Learn about Ride On Curlin's work with comments from Billy Gowan. See Kid Cruz, California Chrome, General a Rod, Social Inclusion and more!

  • Preakness Stakes News Update for May 14, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on location at Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I). Learn about Ride On Curlin's work with comments from Billy Gowan. See Kid Cruz, California Chrome, General a Rod, Social Inclusion and more!

  • HRRN Announces Preakness Coverage Plans

    Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) announced Monday it will return to Pimlico Race Course for the seventh consecutive year with exclusive radio coverage of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) Saturday, May 17.

  • Love the Chase, California Chrome's dam.

    California Chrome Boasts Maryland Connection

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner California Chrome's first two dams were bred in Maryland by Dr. Thomas Bowman in partnership with Milton Higgins III. Both mares are products of Northview Stallion Station sires.

  • KHRC Collecting Corticosteroid Information

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is collecting information on corticosteroid elimination times following specific uses of the medications provided by participating racetrack veterinarians.

  • Treating Suspensory Injuries with Fetlock Support Shoes

    Veterinarians and farriers apply a wide variety of horseshoes to treat the plethora of hoof problems that come our horses’ way, not to mention issues farther up the limb. Injuries to the suspensory ligament (a structure crucial to a horse's limb support system) are notoriously difficult to treat, so veterinarians recently tested a modern version...