Keyword: Preakness Stakes

  • ABR Wired: Triple Crown Debut with Trainer Rodolphe Brisset

    Triple Crown Debut with Trainer Rodolphe Brisset

    Spend Preakness Stakes day with 34-year-old trainer Rodolphe Brisset, a former assistant to Hall of Famer Bill Mott, as he sends out his first starter in a U.S. Triple Crown race. Get to know Brisset as he prepares Quip.

  • Justify gallops May 24 in his return to the track at Churchill Downs

    Justify Impresses in Return to the Track

    Those who watched dual classic winner Justify head to the track May 24 for his first bit of training since his victory in the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) were impressed at the unbeaten chestnut colt's ability to keep such rigors at bay.

  • NBC would rely on hand-held cameras more than usual to provide shots of the 2018 Preakness Stakes

    NBC Finds Way at Foggy Preakness Stakes

    Thanks to fog blanketing Pimlico Race Course, there is a moment where Justify and Good Magic disappear from sight as they turn for home during NBC Sports' coverage of the Preakness Stakes (G1).

  • 2018 Post-Preakness Stakes

    Post-Preakness News Update

    Claire Crosby shares updates on how undefeated Justify emerged after the Preakness Stakes (G1) and Bob Baffert's upcoming training plans for the chestnut colt in pursuit of the third jewel of the Triple Crown.

  • Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of Preakness Stakes winner Justify, including trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith.

  • Preakness Day attendees enter Pimlico Race Course

    Ritvo: Preakness Could Become Elite Event at Laurel

    The only thing that will keep Pimlico Race Course in business as a racetrack is if the Preakness Stakes (G1) stays. But the only thing that will keep the Preakness at Pimlico is if the racetrack gets revamped by the Maryland Stadium Authority.

  • Preakness Stakes Wrap

    Preakness Stakes Wrap

    Claire Crosby recaps the foggy Preakness Stakes, which saw Justify fight for the victory in the middle jewel of the Triple Crown.

  • Baffert's Preakness Success Points to a Justify Win

    For the third time in the past four years, the weatherman says there is an excellent chance the Preakness Stakes (G1) will be run in the muck and mire. That was also the case when  American Pharoah (2015) and Exaggerator (2016) came splashing home.

  • Justify with exercise rider Humberto Gomez at Pimlico Race Course

    Justify Goes Out Early for Final Preakness Gallop

    Justify went out for his final pre-Preakness Stakes (G1) gallop in the dark May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, about three hours earlier than he hit the track the day prior, and Bob Baffert had a simple explanation as to why he changed things up.

  • Strategy Could Play a Big Part in the Preakness

    Slop or no slop, the Preakness Stakes looks pretty cut-and-dried on paper, or perhaps it should be cut-and-wet. The likely sloppy track will be nothing new to Justify and Good Magic, the two standout horses who dominate the morning line odds.

  • Jockey Florent Geroux aboard Quip celebrates with Rodolphe Brisset after the Tampa Bay Derby

    Geroux Gets Next Classic Chance With Quip

    Barely a decade into his career, jockey Florent Geroux is running low on significant obstacles still to conquer—save for three big stumbling blocks designed to make the best of the best question if they've met their match.

  • Steve Asmussen appears well-positioned to once again earn a trainer bonus from Pimlico Race Course

    Three Trainers Eligible for Pimlico Bonus

    After securing the top bonus from Pimlico Race Course last year in its program that rewards trainers who support its Preakness (G1) weekend stakes races, Steve Asmussen appears well-positioned for another run.

  • D. Wayne Lukas rides Starbuck the pony to accompany Sporting Chance at Pimlico Race Course

    Lukas Horses Take It Easy in Pimlico Slop

    The D. Wayne Lukas-trained pair of Bravazo and Sporting Chance didn't do any exerting training May 16 at Pimlico Race Course, because their Hall of Fame conditioner didn't like the wet track in Baltimore.

  • Sign in paddock
Preakness week at Pimlico near Baltimore, Md. on May 14, 2009.

    What's Going On Here: Hi Ho Pimlico

    What will this year’s Preakness bring? We wouldn’t dare make a prediction, but we do know the race will be preceded by some good conversation and some tasty crab cakes.

  • Pimlico will host the Preakness Stakes May 19

    Safety Alliance Reaccredits Pimlico Race Course

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Baltimore's historic Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. 

  • NBC Sports Plans Multi-Platform Preakness Coverage

    Kentucky Derby winner Justify leads the field as NBC Sports Group presents the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes, the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, this Saturday, May 19, at 5 p.m. ET on NBC.

  • Video Hero: Justify at Churchill May 14

    Justify Gallops at Churchill Downs May 14

    Kentucky Derby winner Justify continued his preparations for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) with an energetic 1 1/2-mile gallop around the Churchill Downs main track Monday.

  • Justify gallops at Churchill Downs

    Justify Passes Baffert's Eye Test

    With trainer Bob Baffert in attendance and a gaggle of media looking on, Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Justify continued his preparations for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) with an energetic 1 1/2-mile gallop May 14.

  • Tenfold at Oaklawn Park

    Tenfold Joins Preakness Fray

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' homebred Tenfold officially joined the Preakness Stakes (G1) fray, according to his connections, and galloped 1 1/2 miles May 12 at Churchill Downs.

  • Justify and Jimmy Barnes, with co-owner Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing in the background, May 10 at Churchill Downs

    Justify Continues Progress Toward Preakness

    Undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Justify continued his preparations for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1), when he galloped 1 1/2 miles May 11 at Churchill Downs.

  • Edgar Prado is closing in on the 7,0000th victory of his career

    Pimlico Race Course Opens 12-Day Meet May 10

    Championship racing returns to legendary Pimlico Race Course May 10 for the opening of its 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico, highlighted by the 143rd running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday, May 19.

  • Quip under trainer Rodolphe Brisset at Keeneland

    Quip Confirmed for Preakness Run

    WinStar Farm president and CEO Elliott Walden said May 8 that Quip is officially headed to the Preakness Stakes (G1) for a clash with Kentucky Derby winner Justify, who is also co-owned by WinStar.

  • Justify May 6 at Churchill Downs

    Baffert Reports Justify Looks Great for Preakness

    The publicity office of Maryland Jockey Club reports trainer Bob Baffert said May 7 he was not concerned about a condition that has surfaced in the left hind foot of Derby winner Justify—the leading candidate for the May 19 Preakness at Pimlico.