American Pharoah 4-5 Morning-Line Favorite for Saturday’s Preakness

Kentucky Derby Hero Headlines 8-Horse Field for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah was installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.


Five Preakness Entrants En Route from Kentucky to Pimlico
Post Position Draw Set for 5 p.m. in Sports Palace
Baffert Awaits Arrivals of American Pharoah, Dortmund
Mr. Z Sold, Entered in Preakness Stakes
Firing Line ‘Fit and Fresh’ for Preakness Stakes
Divining Rod: The Name Game
Corrales Confident Bodhisattva Ready to Step Up


BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15– Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah boarded a plane bound for Baltimore-Washington International Airport following a quiet Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Preakness Stakes a Favorite for Familiar Face Bob Baffert

Hall of Fame Trainer Seeks 5th Win with American Pharoah, Dortmund

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Though he’ll be on a mission to win Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes with either Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah or Derby third-place finisher Dortmund, Bob Baffert won’t be all business when he arrives at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday.


Rested Commissioner Takes Aim at Pimlico Special (G3)
Shrinking Violet, Emotional Kitten Breeze for Saturday Stakes
Allaire DuPont (G3) Contender Queen’s Blade a World Traveler
Fortune Pearl Up for Rematch with Stopchargingmaria in DuPont


Post Position Draw for Preakness Set for 5 P.M. Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – The draw for post positions for Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Sports Palace on the third floor of Pimlico Race Course.

The first three finishers of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund, respectively, are scheduled to return to action in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Preakness Day to Offer $1.5 Million Guaranteed Late Pick 4

140th Preakness Stakes Will Anchor Four-Race Sequence
Preakness Post-Position Draw Set For Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Anchored by the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer bettors a guaranteed pool of $1.5 million for the late Pick 4 during Saturday’s 14-race program at Pimlico Race Course.


American Pharoah, Dortmund Looking Good in Morning Gallops
Firing Line Completes Preakness Preparation at Churchill
Materiality Removed from Preakness Consideration
Javier Castellano Picks Up Mount on Divining Rod
Danzig Moon Full of Energy for Preakness
Bodhisattva Seeking to Make Name for Himself

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place Derby finisher Dortmund galloped 1 ½ miles on a mild /Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Security, Pre-Race Procedures for Preakness Day Announced

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15– Security and pre-race procedures have been announced for all horses scheduled to compete in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

2015 Preakness Stakes Still Photographers Meeting

Rules and Marking Meeting
9:30 a.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Pimlico Race Course
Trackside Winner's Circle
BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 - There will be a meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday May 15 for still photographers covering the 2015 Preakness Stakes on May 16 and/or Black-Eyed Susan Stakes on May 15.  The meeting will occur in the Trackside Winner's Circle at Pimlico Race Course


Baffert Joins Preakness Contenders at Churchill

Pletcher Decision on Preakness Due Tuesday Morning

Firing Line Open Gallops a Second Day

Bodhisattva True Success Story for Owner/Trainer

Danzig Moon, Tale of Verve Continue Preakness Preparation at Churchill

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/11/15 – Five-time Preakness-winning trainer Bob Baffert was back at Churchill Downs Monday morning to get his first live look in a week at Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place finisher Dortmund.

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