Preakness

California Chrome Leaves Pimlico For A Date With Destiny

BALTIMORE, 05-20-14---Dual classic winner California Chrome left Pimlico Race Course at 6:14 a.m. for what is expected to be a 4-hour van ride to Elmont, NY. Trained by 77-year-old Art Sherman, California Chrome is eligible to become Thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion in the 146th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) June 7 at Belmont Park.

Chuckas Addresses Potential Of Moving Preakness Date

BALTIMORE, 05-19-14---At his annual post-Preakness media session this morning in the Pimlico winners’ circle, Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas addressed the potential of moving the date of the Preakness Stakes (G1). Last week, Chuckas told print reporters he wanted to change the spacing of the Triple Crown.

California Chrome Ready For Triple Crown Challenge

PREAKNESS STAKES WINNER TO SHIP TO NEW YORK TUESDAY
RIDE ON CURLIN READY TO CARRY ON IN THE BELMONT STAKES

CALIFORNIA CHROME – Trainer Art Sherman widened his smile and nodded at the question of the morning Sunday after California Chrome added Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (G1) to his win in the Kentucky Derby : Have you been thinking about the Triple Crown?

California Chrome Dazzles Record Crowd In Preakness Stakes

Derby Winner Continues Quest to Become 12th Triple Crown Champion

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 –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.

Utley Scores In Longines Dixie Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Augustin Stable’s Utley steered out from behind traffic and rallied to win the historic $400,000 Longines Dixie Stakes (G2) Saturday at Pimlico.

Class Leader Delivers Stirring Stretch Drive In Sir Barton Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14---Lane’s End Racing’s Class Leader lagged far off the pace early before making an extended drive to prevail in the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico.

Somali Lemonade Shows the Way In Gallorette Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 –Caroline A. Forgason’s Somali Lemonade prevailed in a spirited battle for the lead, then held off Watsdachances in deep stretch to win the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (G3) for fillies and mares Saturday  at Pimlico.

Wallyanna Captures James W. Murphy Stakes

BALTIMORE – 5-17-14 –Tim E. O’Donohue Racing’s Wallyanna stalked the pace before wresting command in mid-stretch and galloping away to victory the $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

Meadowood Triumphs In Chick Lang Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Stonestreet Stables and George Bolton’s Meadowood broke alertly, backed off the hot pace and then resurged in the stretch to win the $100,000 Chick Lang Stakes for 3-year olds Saturday at Pimlico.

Javier Castellano was aboard the Derek Ryan trainee, a son of Harlan’s Holiday who entered the Chick Lang undefeated after two starts.  Meadowood started his career in the  care of Todd Pletcher but joined the Ryan barn before his second victory.

Ageless Comes Through In The Very One Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – Lael Stables’ Ageless had to wait behind horses until room opened along the fence in the stretch, then dashed through an opening to win the $100,000 The Very One Stakes Saturday at Pimlico.

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