Keyword: Pimlico

  • Preakness Highlights Pimlico Spring Stand

    Live racing in Maryland will shift to historic Pimlico Race Course Thursday, April 4 for a 36-day spring stand, headlined by the $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Jockey Abel Castellano

    Castellano and Ness Capture Year-End Titles

    Jockey Abel Castellano and trainer Jamie Ness wrapped up year-end titles for the calendar year in the jockey and trainer divisions respectively at the major Maryland tracks after the Dec. 31 card at Laurel Park.

  • Maryland Tracks, Horsemen Given Deadline

    Stalled on the cusp of a 10-year deal that could be the foundation for revitalizing the Maryland racing program, the state racing commission has issued a Nov. 30 deadline for the tracks and horsemen to reach a consensus.

  • Havelock won the Hanshin Cup at Arlington Park on May 19 in his most recent start.

    Havelock Returns to Woodbine in King Edward

    Silverton Hill's homebred Havelock returns to Woodbine Race Course for the first time since a 2011 upset in the Play the King Stakes (gr. IIT), heading a field of seven entered in the $250,000 King Edward (Can-IIT) June 24.

  • Jockey Abel Castellano was the leading jockey for the meet.

    Live and Export Handle Increase at Pimlico

    The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico, posting average wagering figures which were 9% higher than the 2011 spring meet. The average daily handle went from $4.72 million to $5.17 million.

  • I'll Have Another wears down Bodemeister to win the Preakness. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-137/23013252_TrG3NS#!i=1855846501&k=4TZgvKF">Order This Photo</a>

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • It's Alternation in the Pimlico Special.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1854397300&k=srWPjQM">Order This Photo</a>

    Alternation Edges Nehro in Pimlico Special

    Pin Oak Stable's Alternation grabbed the lead inside the eighth pole and held off the late charge of Nehro to win the May 18 Pimlico Special (gr. III) by a nose. The son of Distorted Humor covered 1 3/16 miles in 1:57.60.

  • In Lingerie and John Velazquez take the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.
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    In Lingerie, Pletcher Top Black-Eyed Susan

    In Lingerie took over in upper stretch and held off a late bid from stablemate Disposablepleasure in the late stages, giving trainer Todd Pletcher a one-two finish in the $300,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico May 18.

  • Jennifer Rowland Small took Class Rules gate to wire to win the Lady Legends.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Scenes/23013270_2Shk7L#!i=1854212785&k=rZTDmhF">Order This Photo</a>

    Small Wins Pimlico's Third Lady Legends Race

    Jennifer Rowland Small won more than 190 races as a top pioneering female rider in Maryland during the 1970s, but the biggest win on her hometown track came May 18.

  • Preakness News Minute 5/18/2012

    Evan Hammonds reports the news of the day, including track appearances by I'll Have Another, Bodemeister, Went the Day Well, and Zetterholm, and the weather. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm

  • Steve Shahinian at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

    Shahinian Shopping for 'Another'

    Despite being in Baltimore, the man who recommended selling I'll Have Another won't be at Pimlico Race Course to watch the colt try to win the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

  • D. Wayne Lukas

    Lukas: Bouncing Back and Preakness Success

    As a five-time winner of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas knows what it takes to succeed in the second leg of the Triple Crown. This year, he's at Pimlico with longshot Optimizer.

  • Zetterholm at Pimlico<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-137/23013252_TrG3NS#!i=1852403122&k=8SkN56P">Order This Photo</a>

    Longshot Zetterholm Barely Getting Noticed

    Stall 40 at Pimlico, usually reserved for the Kentucky Derby winner, is instead occupied by New York-bred Zetterholm, who comes into the Preakness with as little fanfare as any starter in the 11-horse field.

  • Smart Bid (green cap) faces 10 in the Dixie.

    Augustin's Smart Bid First Choice in Dixie

    One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • 2012 Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-138/22650475_kRGdZF#!i=1831523251&k=CrgHdGF">Order This Photo</a>

    O'Neill, Team Still Thinking Triple Crown

    Although he insists he is taking it one race at a time, trainer Doug O'Neill admitted May 16 that he and the others in his team are thinking about the possibility that I'll Have Another could win the Triple Crown this year.

  • Zetterholm went for a jog at Pimlico on May 15.

    Too Wet for Jog for Derby Winner

    Rather than take Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track the morning of May 15, trainer Doug O'Neill opted to keep Reddam Racing's star 3-year-old under cover.

  • Disposablepleasure

    Pletcher Entrants Vie for Black-Eyed Susan

    Trainer Todd Pletcher will saddle both Disposablepleasure and In Lingerie in the Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course May 18. The Bob Baffert-trained Mamma Kimbo is the morning line favorite at odds of 7-5.

  • Hierro

    No Preakness for Derby Trial Winner Hierro

    After Hierro breezed at Churchill Downs the morning of May 14, Stonestreet Stables announced the son of Hard Spun would not be sent to Pimlico for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • I'll Have Another

    I'll Have Another: No Work Before Preakness

    I'll Have Another, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will train up to the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on gallops alone, trainer Doug O'Neill said during a national teleconference May 10.

  • 2012 Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another leads the probable Preakness starters.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-138/22650475_kRGdZF#!i=1830907748&k=WvG5d9Z">Order This Photo</a>

    Preakness Notes: Large Field Expected

    Reddam Racing's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another was settled into his new home in Barn D at Pimlico Race Course May 8 as the focus has shifted toward the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 19.

  • Doug O'Neill kissing the Kentucky Derby trophy.
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    Trainer Doug O'Neill: 'It's All Just Surreal'

    As he basked in the glow of winning the Kentucky Derby, trainer Doug O'Neill said the morning of May 6 that he gets "goosebumps" when thinking about the possibility of I'll Have Another becoming the next Triple Crown winner.