Keyword: Preakness Stakes

  • Shug McGaughey at Pimlico.

    'All Systems Go' for Orb, McGaughey Says

    Orb, the expected heavy favorite for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), jogged and then galloped the morning of May 16 at Pimlico Race Course to give trainer Shug McGaughey every reason to be positive about the colt's chances.

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    Orb Draws Rail in Preakness Stakes

    Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stable's Orb, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post 1 and was made the favorite for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), second leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Orb settles in at Pimlico.

    Orb Comfortable at Classic Distances

    Classice distances can be demanding on a 3-year-old. Shug McGaughey understands the rigors of a 1 1/4-mile race on a young horse, and has no doubt Orb was physically up to the challenge during his Derby victory May 4.

  • Govenor Charlie

    All Systems Go for Govenor Charlie, Others

    Mike Pegram's Govenor Charlie, remains on course for a start in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), trainer Bob Baffert said May 14. "He came out of his work really, really well," said Baffert. "We are prepared to go."

  • And They're Off: Preakness Edition 2013

    Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman recap race impressions left by Orb and other Kentucky Derby contenders, races that have produced Derby winners, Hollywood Park, and of course Preakness picks!

  • Govenor Charlie

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    Govenor Charlie Zips; Oxbow Works

    Zipping over the Churchill Downs main track the morning of May 13, Mike Pegram homebred Govenor Charlie breezed six furlongs in 1:10 4/5 in his final preparation for a possible start in the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Itsmyluckyday works with Elvis Trujillo at Monmouth Park.

    Itsmyluckyday Breezes Half-Mile at Monmouth

    Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile on the drying-out Monmouth Park main track in :47 1/5 between the third and fourth races May 12 as he prepares for his next start in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Orb at Belmont Park

    Orb Doing Well; Itsmyluckyday to Work

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb galloped 1 1/4 miles under exercise rider Jenn Patterson May 10 at Belmont Park in preparation for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 18 at Pimlico.

  • Orb at Belmont Park

    Orb Returns to Training at Belmont Park

    On a rainy May 8 morning at Belmont Park, Orb went to the racetrack for the first time since his victory in the Kentucky Derby. The Malibu Moon colt jogged a mile in preparation for the May 18 Preakness Stakes.

  • Titletown Five
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    Lukas Adds Third Preakness Contender

    Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas confirmed May 7 that Titletown Five will be entered in the May 18 Preakness Stakes. Kentucky Derby runners Oxbow (sixth) and Will Take Charge (eighth) are also scheduled to compete.

  • Departing

    Stall: Departing on Track for Preakness

    Although several other horses that prepped at Fair Grounds Racing & Slots ran well in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Al Stall, Jr., has no regrets about having Departing skip the race in favor of the Preakness Stakes.

  • Orb, Joel, Medina, and Shug in the Kentucky Derby winner's circle.
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    Derby Winner Orb Exits Well, New York Bound

    Kentucky Derby winner Orb will van to Shug McGaughey's New York base May 5 and train there until the week before the May 18 Preakness, the Hall of Fame trainer said. The colt exited his May 4 Derby victory well.

  • Affirmed takes the Preakness with Steve Cauthen aboard.

    Cauthen, Pincay Recall Affirmed's Progression

    This year's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner will ship to Churchill Downs to begin Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preparations but the most recent Triple Crown winner took a much different path.

  • 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).

  • Goo Goo Dolls Highlight Black-Eyed Susan Day

    Maryland Jockey Club will continue efforts to boost interest in racing on the Friday before the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) by again partnering with the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure for some special events.

  • Triple Crown Races to Air Again on HRRN

    The Horse Racing Radio Network announced Feb. 20 it has reached an agreement with all three Triple Crown racetracks for HRRN to provide the national radio broadcast of the 2013 Triple Crown races.

  • Secretariat in the 1973 Preakness Stakes

    Hangin' With Haskin: Viva Big Red!

    So, after nearly 40 years, the Maryland Jockey Club, following two hours of testimony and forensic analyses, finally has awarded the Preakness stakes record to Secretariat.

  • Penny Chenery reacts to the ruling at the hearing.

    Secretariat's Preakness Time Changed

    After investigating the timing of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat's Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Racing Commission voted unanimously to change the official time from 1:54 2/5 to 1:53, a stakes record.