Keyword: Pimlico Race Course

  • 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.

  • Joint Return

    Joint Return Among 11 in Black-Eyed Susan

    Main Line Racing Stable's Joint Return, four-for-five with two stakes victories, seeks her first graded win in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Pimlico Race Course May 16.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Remembers His Maryland Roots

    Ramon Dominguez, who retired last June because of head injuries he sustained in a spill at Aqueduct early in 2013, returned to Maryland May 15 and was honored by the Maryland Jockey Club with its Special Award of Merit.

  • Eric Guillot and Moreno at Pimlico.

    Guillot Has Big Goals This Year for Moreno

    With the potential for heavy rain in Maryland May 16, trainer Eric Guillot likes his chances even more in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) with Moreno, a 4-year-old gelding he hopes is sitting on a big year.

  • Kid Cruz at Pimlico

    Winner's Circle: Cruz-ing to Baltimore

    Each time Steven Brandt would acquire a new horse, his mother Shirley would respond somewhat skeptically, "Oh, no, you didn't spend more money on horses." Until he bought Kid Cruz, that is.

  • Tepin won the 2013 Delta Downs Princess.

    Tepin to Open Season in Miss Preakness

    Grade III winner Tepin will open her second season of racing Friday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course she faces an expected nine other 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Miss Preakness Stakes.

  • Social Inclusion

    Social Inclusion, Bayern Prep for Preakness

    A pair of grade I-placed colts who will make their Triple Crown racing debuts in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) wrapped up their serious exercise before the Maryland classic with workouts Monday, May 12.

  • Dickie Small poses with Broad Rule in February 2014

    Memories of a Master

    Maryland native Richard “Dickie” Small lived life to the fullest and remained sharp as ever until his death on April 4, 2014 – with an uncanny eye for talented runners and a storyteller’s gift for weaving together the threads of his fantastic past.

  • Hold Me Back Sires First Winner

    Truth in the Lies became the first winner for dual graded stakes victor Hold Me Back when the juvenile filly captured her career debut in the first race at Pimlico Race Course April 10.

  • Gary Stevens

    Hall of Fame Jockeys to Compete at Pimlico

    One of the unique offerings on this year's Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) day card at Pimlico Race Course May 16 is the $50,000 Jockey Challenge Presented by Xpressbet that will feature seven active Hall of Fame riders.

  • Pimlico Meet to Feature 25 Stakes Races

    The Maryland Racing Commission approved the 2014 Pimlico Race Course spring stakes schedule at its monthly meeting Feb. 18. The headline event of the 10-week meeting is the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 17.

  • Laurel Park

    Average Daily Handle, Purses Up in Maryland

    The Maryland Jockey Club reported average daily pari-mutuel handle on live racing was up 4.1% in 2013 versus 2012 thanks to growth in export wagering. Purses, meanwhile, continued to increase in Maryland.

  • Laurel as usual will open Jan. 1 for a 46-day meet that ends March 29.

    MJC Tracks to Offer 146 Racing Days in 2014

    The Maryland Racing Commission Nov. 12 approved the schedules for Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course after the MJC, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, and Maryland Horse Breeders Association reached an agreement.

  • Preakness Tickets On Sale Tuesday

    Infield seats include Preakness InfieldFest, a multi-entertainment festival featuring national headlining artists on two stages and unique attractions throughout the day to give fans an unparalleled entertainment experience.

  • Pimlico to Host Thoroughbred Horse Show

    On July 13, Pimlico will host the second annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, featuring retired racehorses showing under their Jockey Club names. The show is part of the Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series.

  • Pimlico Racing

    Total Handle Up, Average Down at Pimlico

    Seven more live racing dates during the spring meet at Pimlico Race Course led to an increase in total pari-mutuel handle, but the daily average declined, the Maryland Jockey Club reported June 11.