Keyword: Pimlico Race Course

  • Todd Pletcher

    Pletcher Will Not Have Preakness Starter

    A probable field of seven is now expected for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after Todd Pletcher announced May 12 he will not have an entrant in the May 16 race that is the second leg of racing's Triple Crown.

  • Dortmund

    MJC Issues Preakness Security Protocol

    All horses scheduled to compete in the 140th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course must be on the grounds by noon May 14, according to security and pre-race procedures issued by the MJC.

  • Miss Ella

    Miss Ella Takes Aim at Miss Preakness Title

    After winning the first two starts of her career, including an easy score in the Adena Springs Beaumont Stakes (gr. II), Miss Ella will try to continue her roll May 15 in the Adena Springs Miss Preakness Stakes (gr. III).

  • Mr. Z
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    Mr. Z Camp Still Undecided on Preakness

    Whether Zayat Stables' Mr. Z runs in the May 16 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) remains up in the air, with Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas lobbying for the colt to contest the race at Pimlico Race Course.

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    Average of 16 Million Viewed KY Derby on NBC

    NBC Sports reported that its live coverage of the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on NBC averaged 16 million viewers, up 4% from 15.3 million last year, according to information from The Nielsen Company.

  • Major Decisions Looming in Maryland

    As the Maryland Jockey Club prepares for the May 16 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, there's a lot going on behind the scenes--and much of it involves the status of the historic track in suburban Baltimore.

  • Ben's Cat Opens Season with Runner-Up Finish

    Veteran Ben's Cat opened his 9-year-old season with a runner-up finish Friday, April 17 in an allowance race at Pimlico Race Course. The 23-time stakes winner chased Bold Thunder throughout Friday's test.

  • Ghost Bay won the the Maryland Juvenile Futurity in 2014.

    Tesio Tops Six-Stakes Card at Pimlico

    Stakes winner Ghost Bay and the consistent Noteworthy Peach top the seven-horse field entered for the April 18 Federico Tesio Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, the local prep for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 16.

  • New Horsemen's Incentives at Pimlico Meet

    Live racing returns to historic Pimlico Race Course Thursday, April 2, for the opening of its 37-day spring meet, highlighted by the 140th renewal of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) Saturday, May 16.

  • Stronach Group chief operating officer Tim Ritvo

    Maryland Jockey Club Focus on Daily Product

    As the Maryland Jockey Club moves forward under new leadership, it will place an emphasis on improving the day-to-day racing product by lowering takeout to attract new bettors and improving regional cooperation.

  • Sinatra Leaving Parx to Take MJC Position

    Sal Sinatra, director of racing at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania, is leaving to take the position of vice president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, which is owned by The Stronach Group.

  • Colonial Downs

    Under Plan, No 2014 Racing at Colonial Downs

    The Virginia Racing Commission has asked that horsemen and Colonial Downs come to an agreement on an eight-week schedule for 2015 in a deal that would see no live Thoroughbred racing in 2014 at the New Kent, Va. track.

  • Waiting, and Waiting, for Crowning Glory

    Waiting, and Waiting, for Crowning Glory

    This generation is all too familiar with the bad-beat story when it comes to the Triple Crown. Delve into the history of failed bids, explore the challenge of winning the final leg, and relive stories of spoilers who have halted each quest for history.

  • California Chrome
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    California Chrome Looks Good Walking Shedrow

    California Chrome, who will try to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on June 7, walked the shedrow May 19 in the Preakness stakes barn first with Alan Sherman and then with Raul Rodriguez.

  • 2014 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    2014 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive California Chrome's victory in the 2014 Preakness Stakes. See where your favorite horse was at six points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Ring Weekend on the morning of May 16.

    Ring Weekend Looks for Tampa-Type Performance

    The owners of Ring Weekend are hoping his distant second-place finish in the Calder Derby isn't a true indication of his chances in the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.