Preakness

Jacksons Looking Forward to New Chapter in Preakness Stakes

Barbaro Owners Ready to Move on from Tragedy with Divining Rod
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/08/15  - Nine years after the Barbaro heartbreak, Gretchen and Roy Jackson are returning to Pimlico for the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16 with another homebred colt – Divining Rod – who will run in the colors of their Lael Stables.

Sagamore Racing To Sponsor Pimlico Special (G3)

                                   Sponsorship Includes $30,000 Donation to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 04217 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Sagamore Racing will be the named sponsor of the $300,000 Pimlico Special Friday, May 15.  

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Baffert Likes What He Sees in American Pharoah, Dortmund

Lukas-Trained Mr. Z ‘Probable’ for Middle Jewel

Stewart ‘Thinking’ about Preakness for Tale of Verve

Grand Bili Possible New Shooter for Preakness
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Thursday that he expects both

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund to be starters in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

Preakness Contender Firing Line Taking Santamaria to New Territory

New Callaghan Assistant Enjoying Triple Crown Challenges

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/07/15– Carlos Santamaria’s new job has already exceeded his expectations. Just six weeks after signing on as trainer Simon Callaghan’s assistant, he finds himself in the midst of the 2015 Triple Crown campaign with Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line.

Pletcher Begins Evaluation Process for May 16 Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Todd Pletcher sent Materiality, Carpe Diem and Competitive Edge to the racetrack at Belmont Park Wednesday morning as the evaluation process began to determine their respective statuses for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Divining Rod Confirmed for May 16 Preakness Stakes

Pletcher Quartet Under Preakness Consideration

American Pharoah, Dortmund Walk Shedrow

Firing Line Returns to Track for Morning Jog

 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/06/15 – Trainer Arnaud Delacour confirmed Wednesday that Lael Stable’s Divining Rod is on course to run in the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16.

Delacour plans to send the son of Tapit out for his final work for the Preakness at 9 a.m. Saturday at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md.

Kid Cruz Set for Local Return in $300,000 Pimlico Special May 15

2014 Preakness Starter to run in Black-Eyed Susan Day Co-Feature

Special, Black-Eyed Susan Highlight Seven Stakes on Preakness Eve
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/05/15 –Vina Del Mar Thoroughbreds and Black Swan Stable’s Kid Cruz is set for a return to Pimlico Race Course on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 15, a year after competing in the 2014 Preakness Stakes (G1).

The Linda Rice-trained 4-year-old is scheduled for an attempt to make amends for a subpar performance in the Preakness last year in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), the historic 1 3/16-mile event for 3-year-olds and up.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Firing Line to Return to Track Wednesday

American Pharoah & Dortmund Set for Return Thursday

Lochte, Bluegrass Singer Pointed to Preakness Undercard Turf Stakes

Summer Squall’s Preakness Victory Still Sweet for Howard, Day

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Grade 3 Winner Divining Rod on Target for Preakness

Owner-Trainer Considering Preakness for Tesio Winner Bodhisattva

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/4/05 - Lael Stables’ Divining Rod, winner of the Lexington (G3) April 11 at Keeneland, remains on target to make his next start in the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Firing Line Ready for Rematch with American Pharoah in Preakness

Kentucky Derby Winner American Pharoah, & Dortmund, Walk Shedrow

Pletcher-Trained Stanford is a ‘Go’ for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

Baffert-Trained Luminance Works for $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan

McLaughlin Confirms Transparent for $300,000 Pimlico Special

LOUISVILLE, KY., 05/04/15 - Arnold Zetcher’s Firing Line seemed to enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding Barn 42 on the Churchill Downs backstretch Monday morning as assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria walked the Preakness Stakes (G1) hopeful under the shedrow for approximately 30 minutes.

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