Keyword: Pimlico Race Course

  • American Pharoah wins the 2015 Preakness

    Preakness Field Beginning to Take Form

    With Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Nyquist scheduled to arrive at Pimlico Race Course May 9 between 4-5 p.m. EDT, a field of challengers is already taken form for the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Exaggerator with assistant trainer Julie Clark at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2016.

    Exaggerator Well After Derby, on to Preakness

    Alternating between falling asleep and trying to playfully nip at assistant trainer Julie Clark May 8 in his stall at Churchill Downs, it was clear Exaggerator came out of his second-place run in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in good order.

  • Old Hilltop Award to Stroble, Rosenblatt

    Charles Stroble, director of news operations at WBAL-TV, and Richard Rosenblatt of the Associated Press have been named recipients of the 2016 Old Hilltop Award, to be given out Thursday, May 19 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Maryland Jockey Club to Honor Writer Ehalt

    The Maryland Jockey Club announced April 20 that Bob Ehalt will receive the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism at the May 19 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Laurel Park will see an expansion of its schedule in 2016

    Maryland Continues Rebuild of Racing Program

    At a time when some Mid-Atlantic region tracks are cutting live racing dates, Maryland is moving in the opposite direction as part of a master plan to make the state a year-round Thoroughbred racing and stabling destination.

  • Find Joy First Winner for Sire Drosselmeyer

    With the Belmont Stakes Presented by DraftKings (gr. I) coming up this weekend, 2010 Belmont winner Drosselmeyer picked up his first winner as a sire Thursday, June 4 when Find Joy won the fourth race at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Laurel Park

    MJC Hopes to Alter 2015 Laurel Racing Dates

    Maryland Jockey Club vice president and general manager Sal Sinatra June 2 said the plan is for Laurel to reopen July 3 and race mostly three days a week through the end of the year with the exception of the state fair meet.

  • Post Preakness Stakes News Update for May 17

    Claire Novak tells us how American Pharoah exited the Preakness Stakes, the plan for American Pharoah to prep for the Belmont Stakes, and when he will ship to Belmont Park.

  • 2015 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Preakness Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Preakness Race Sequence

    2015 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Preakness Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Preakness: Record Attendance, Bump in Handle

    The Maryland Jockey Club reported record attendance of 131,680 for the May 16 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course as well as an increase in pari-mutuel handle from last year's event.

  • Looking towards the infield at the Preakness

    Early Reports Suggest Strong Preakness Day

    Early reports from the Maryland Jockey Club the afternoon of May 16 indicated business was strong for this year's Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) program and related infield activities.

  • Fame and Power leaves the rest behind in the Sir Barton Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-76KfM6P">Order This Photo</a>

    Fame and Power, Holy Boss Win Listed Stakes

    Juddmonte Farms' Fame and Power won the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes for 3-year-olds May 16 at Pimlico Race Course, while Jerry Durant's Holy Boss took the $100,000 Chick Lang Stakes later on the card.

  • Backside Quiet on Preakness Day

    With the serious work over, it was a quiet morning on the backside of Pimlico Race Course early May 16 as connections of Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) awaited the second leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Commissioner and Javier Castellano take the Pimlico Special.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-ZsP9NDZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Commissioner Takes Pimlico Special

    It took WinStar Farm's homebred Commissioner seven tries to get his first graded stakes score, but the A.P. Indy colt appears to have found his best stride at the 1 3/16-mile distance.

  • 'Susan' Day Handle, Attendance Well Up

    The Maryland Jockey Club announced that total handle for Black-Eyed Susan Day May 15 was $18.5 million, the highest total handle for the card in 10 years and topping last year's handle of $11.3 million by 63%.

  • Irish Jasper comes home strong to win the Adena Springs Miss Preakness Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-6SVPbZP">Order This Photo</a>

    Irish Jasper Surges to Win Miss Preakness

    A fast pace and a couple of important pre-race scratches provided the perfect formula for Irish Jasper in the $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness Stakes (gr. III) May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Ben's Cat (right) catches Bold Thunder late to win the Jim McKay Turf Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-DwrNXMw">Order This Photo</a>

    Ben's Cat Wins Fourth Jim McKay Turf Sprint

    The Jim Stable's Ben's Cat, in the second start of his 9-year-old season, got back to his winning ways with a dramatic off-the-pace victory in the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Bodhisattva<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-140/i-JhQxL6b">Order This Photo</a>

    Longshot Bodhisattva is a Tongue Twister

    As he prepares his longshot Bodhisattva for the May 16 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course, trainer Jose Corrales makes no apologies for the unusual name that is a tongue twister.

  • Preakness Could Move to Sundays in Future

    The operator of Pimlico Race Course is considering moving the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) to Sunday from its traditional Saturday spot in the future as a way to attract more fans for the annual two-day affair.