Preakness

Zito Goes To Bat For The Grove Family

     BALTIMORE , 05-12-11 – Negotiations to purchase Triple Crown nominee Norman Asbjornson last March fell through, but trainer Nick Zito certainly doesn’t hold any hard feelings towards the connections of the 3-year-old colt. In fact, Zito has become a big supporter of the Preakness hopeful’s trainer, Chris Grove.

Motion Dreaming Of Preakness Victory With Kentucky Derby Winner

NORMAN ASBJORNSON TO WORK FIVE-FURLONGS AT PIMLICO FRIDAY MORNING

     BALTIMORE, 05-12-11 --Graham Motion was accompanied by family dogs, Bentley and Ginger, on the walk to the racetrack Thursday morning to supervise the training of his horses in the bucolic setting of Fair Hill Training Center.

Susan Faber Named 2011 Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior

     BALTIMORE, 05-12-11---Susan Faber has been named Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior for the 136th Preakness® Stakes.  Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior will serve as the official Preakness ambassador at all events leading up to and including the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

Animal Kingdom Jogs At Fair Hill For The First Time

DOMINGUEZ, GOMEZ, SMITH, VELASQUEZ SECURE PREAKNESS MOUNTS


     BALTIMORE, 05-11-11 --- Team Valor International’s Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom visited the track at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. for the first time Wednesday as he began preparations for the 136th Preakness Stakes on May 21.

Animal Kingdom Back Home At Fair Hill, Will Train At 8:30 A.M. Wednesday

CASPER’S TOUCH JOINS PREAKNESS LIST; PRIME CUT TO PETER PAN; THE FACTOR A LONG SHOT FOR THE MIDDLE JEWEL

      BALTIMORE, 05-10-11 --- Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Animal Kingdom returned to his home base at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. Tuesday and is scheduled to jog on the main track at the complex at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Preakness Experience To Include Celebrity Host Stacy Keibler And Chef Mike Isabella

     BALTIMORE, 05-10-11---The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that reality television stars Stacy Keibler and Mike Isabella will be part of the Preakness® Stakes experience on Saturday, May 21 at Pimlico Race Course.

Kentucky Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Returns To Maryland Tuesday

PREAKNESS WIN WOULD EARN DIALED IN $6.1 MILLION, A NORTH AMERICAN RECORD

     BALTIMORE, 05-09-11 --- A total of 20 horses remain in consideration for the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 21.

Motion "Excited" About Kentucky Derby Winner Animal Kingdom And The Preakness Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-08-11---The eyes of the horse racing world shift from Churchill Downs to Pimlico Race Course as the Triple Crown players set their sights on Baltimore for the 136th running of the Preakness® Stakes on Saturday, May 21.  

Preakness Hopeful Norman Asbjornson Works A Mile At Pimlico

     BALTIMORE, 05-06-11---Trainer Chris Grove was born and raised in Frederick, MD, about 40 miles from Pimlico Race Course. The 41-year-old is hoping to start Norman Asbjornson in the 136th Preakness® Stakes (Grade I) on Saturday, May 21 at Old Hilltop.

Trainer Nancy Alberts Passes

     BALTIMORE, 05-04-11---The Maryland racing community lost one of its most interesting personalities when trainer Nancy Alberts passed away late Tuesday night at Georgetown Medical Center. The 65-year-old, who suffered a stroke April 17, is just one of 13 female conditioners to saddle a Preakness Stakes starter.

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