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Medina Spirit To Race In Preakness

May 11, 2021:

On Tuesday (May 11) the Maryland Jockey Club announced that Medina Spirit will be permitted to enter into the 146th Preakness Stakes (GI) to be run on Saturday, May 15 with rigorous conditions to entry....read on

Dube's Queen Elsa A Keeper

June 20, 2016:

Driver Daniel Dube liked his homebred two-year-old female pacer Queen Elsa when he arrived at Monday’s qualifiers at Gaitway Farm. Afterward, he really liked her....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

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

"I'd Like To See The FBI Get Involved"

May 25, 2011:

Prior to the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes this past weekend at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course, NBC's Bob Costas had the chance to interview Barry Irwin, the head of Team Valor, which owns Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom...read on

Kegasus: 'Exercise Common Sense'

May 18, 2011:

According to a report, the somewhat controversial new mascot for the Preakness' infield party, Kegasus, is preaching to revelers of the racing party to get down with restraint and common sense...read on

Ex-Military Officer To Watch Derby Winner

May 16, 2011:

If your charge had just won the Kentucky Derby and had its sights set on the Preakness Stakes, what would your next move be in the meantime? How about hiring an ex-military man?...read on

NBC To Air Travers; Preakness To Sunday?

May 13, 2011:

In thoroughbred news, NBC announced yesterday that it will be broadcasting the Travers Stakes on August 27, and the owners of Pimlico Race Course have gone on the record as saying that they are considering moving the prestigious Preakness Stakes to Sunday in the future...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

Deal Struck For 2011 In Maryland

December 22, 2010:

It has been reported that a deal which will see live thoroughbred racing in 2011 in the State of Maryland was agreed upon after a meeting this morning...read on

2011 Preakness 'Safe;' Maryland Still Up In The Air

December 7, 2010:

It has been reported that Joseph Bryce, the chief legislative officer for Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, has gone on the record as saying that the Preakness is "safe" in terms of it being held in the state. Everything else is, seemingly, up in the air...read on

Maryland To Seize Pimlico, Laurel?

December 1, 2010:

Michael Busch, Speaker of the House in Maryland, has been cited as saying that if the Preakness is in danger of being moved out of the state, the state could seize Pimlico and Laurel Park through eminent domain...read on

No 2011 Maryland T-Bred Schedule In Place; State Of Preakness Currently Up In Air

November 30, 2010:

On Monday, November 29, Maryland's racing commission rejected a plan from racetrack owners which would've seen a total of 47 race dates in 2011 -- roughly one-third of the schedule which was raced in 2010...read on

Lookin At Lucky Rebounds In Preakness

May 15, 2010:

Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Lookin At Lucky rebounded from a disappointing performance in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago to prevail over 11 rivals by three-quarters of a length in the 135th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes...read on


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