Preakness

Maryland Jockey Club, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Agree In Principal To 146 Day Racing Schedule In 2012

LAUREL, MD. 12-17-11---The Maryland Jockey Club (MJC) and Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) reached an agreement in principal Saturday to apply and race 146 days at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course in 2012.

“I am glad we got this resolved,” said Richard Hoffberger, MTHA president. “This means running the same amount of live days as this year which was important to the horsemen to maintain a year-round program.”

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2012 Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, 12-14-11---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2012 Preakness logo for the 137th running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes® (G1), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, which is set for Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Pimlico Race Course.

For the 13th consecutive year, the Leffler Agency of Baltimore and Tampa designed the official Preakness logo. Five times their Preakness designs have won major national awards for the agency.

Komen Maryland Announces That Pimlico Race Course Will Go Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Joins Komen Maryland and The Maryland Jockey Club in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

 

Baltimore, MD – (October 6, 2011)Tonight, the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure ® and the Maryland Jockey Club joined Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to host a pink lighting ceremony at Pimlico Race Course.

The Stronach Group Acquires MI Developments' Racing And Gaming Assets

June 30, 2011 – Aurora, ON:  The Stronach Group today announced that it has acquired the racing and gaming assets formerly held by MI Developments Inc. (MID) (NYSE: MIM) as part of a previously announced reorganization proposal approved by MID shareholders on March 29, 2011.

Russell, Rigattieri, PTK LLC Capture Spring Meet Titles

     BALTIMORE, 05-23-11---The eight-week Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended Saturday afternoon with Sheldon Russell, John Rigattieri and PTK LLC winning individual titles. The 29-day stand began at the historic home of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on April 1.
 

Shackleford Looking Good After Preakness Win; Animal Kingdom Fine After Second-Place Finish

     BALTIMORE, 05-22-11– Trainer Dale Romans returned to the Preakness Stakes Barn shortly after 7:30 a.m. Sunday with trays of Starbucks drinks for media members who arrived for updates on his impressive winner of the Middle Jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

Shackleford Holds Off Animal Kingdom In Preakness Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-21-11– After pressing a fast early pace, Michael Lauffer and W.D. Cubbedge’s Shackleford took the lead into the homestretch and had just enough energy in reserve to hold off a charging Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom by a half-length to capture Saturday’s $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1).

Paddy O’Prado Circles Up To Win Jagermeister Dixie Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-21-11 – Despite a slow pace, Donegal Racing’s Paddy O’Prado rallied from last to win the historic $200,000 Jägermeister Dixie Stakes (G2) at Pimlico Race Course.

Apart Gets Up To Win William Donald Schaefer Memorial Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-21-11 –Adele B. Dilschneider’s Apart overtook Colizeo in deep stretch to win the $100,000 William Donald Schaefer Memorial Stakes (G3).

     Ms. Dilschneider, jockey Garrett Gomez and trainer Al Stall, who shared today’s victory, won last year’s Schaefer with  eventual 2010 champion older male Blame.

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