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Exaggerator Thrills Brothers In Preakness

May 21, 2016:

Exaggerator turned the tables on previously undefeated Nyquist, providing a thrilling homecoming for brothers Kent and Keith Desormeaux with a commanding three and a half-length triumph in the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 21....read on

American Pharoah Wins Preakness

May 16, 2015:

Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah romped over the sloppy track at Pimlico Race Course to register a seven-length victory in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes (G1), earning an opportunity to make a bid for a Triple Crown sweep in three weeks....read on

California Chrome Takes Second Jewel

May 17, 2014:

California Chrome continued on his quest for a Triple Crown sweep Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, scoring a dominating victory in the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) to the enthusiastic approval of a record crowd of 123,469....read on

Oxbow Makes History With Preakness Win

May 19, 2013:

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas made history at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday when he saddled Oxbow for a front-running upset victory in the 138th Preakness Stakes (G1). The 15-1 long shot gave his 77-year-old trainer his sixth Preakness victory, as well as his 14th triumph in a Triple Crown event....read on

Secretariat Claims Preakness Record 39 Years Later

June 19, 2012:

The Maryland Racing Commission voted Tuesday afternoon in a special hearing at Laurel Park that 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, who set records that still stand at the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes, also set the record in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course 39 years ago....read on

S-Bred Owner Wins Preakness

May 19, 2012:

I'll Have Another wore down favourite Bodemeister once again to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown, the 137th Preakness Stakes, for standardbred owner J. Paul Reddam on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course...read on

Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

No Simo Deal Means No Govt Money

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that before the state of Maryland hands over millions of dollars to racetracks to cover day-to-day operating costs, Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway must have a...read on

Pimlico, Laurel Lost Combined $20M In 2010

April 4, 2011:

On Friday, April 1, state regulators in Maryland released Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park's combined loses in 2010, and the numbers were not pretty whatsoever...read on

Comments On Track Operating Subsidy Bill

March 31, 2011:

"I think the message is very clear -- that the horse racing industry as a whole has to come up with some type of sustainable plan in the short-term because now their back's against the wall."...read on

Track Operating Subsidy, Government Oversight Step Closer To Reality In Maryland

March 29, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in Maryland are now a step closer to getting a state subsidy for operating costs, but legislators opposed to such a move got pretty figurative about the situation yesterday...read on

All Hail Kegasus!

March 29, 2011:

On the heels of its controversial 2010 'Get Your Preak On' campaign, Pimlico Race Course has unveiled its mascot for the 136th edition of the Preakness Stakes. And, if you like over-the-top characters, then this one is just for you...read on

Maryland Racing Wants Three-Year Subsidy

March 17, 2011:

According to a report, on Wednesday, March 16, Maryland horse racing officials said that in order to have the state's racetracks come up with a long-term plan they will need a government subsidy for three years...read on

Turner To MJC: 'Where's The Plan?'

March 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, March 15, Maryland State Delegate Frank S. Turner criticized Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course's owner, the Maryland Jockey Club, during a House committee meeting. His criticism was in regard to the organization asking for government money for day-to-day operations while without having a long-term plan to reverse its recent negative economic fortunes...read on


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