Preakness

Animal Kingdom Likely Morning-Line Favorite

NEHRO WORKS, PREAKNESS DECISION ON TUESDAY

Ruler On Ice Out; Concealed Identity Likely In

 

ANIMAL KINGDOM– Trainer Graham Motion sent his Kentucky Derby winner out for a 1 ½-mile gallop on the dirt track at Fair Hill Training Center Monday morning.

Wyomia Headlines The Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-15-11---It has been a quiet week for trainer Curtis Garrison and his star filly, but that is about to change. Garrison’s multiple graded stakes winner, Wyomia, headlines a field of seven entered for the 87th renewal of the Grade 2 $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Friday at Pimlico Race Course.

Derby Winner Animal Kingdom In 'Preakness Mode'

DANCE CITY FIRES ‘BULLET’ IN CHURCHILL WORKOUT

Santiva Defection Makes Room For Sway Away

     BALTIMORE – 05-14-11 – Sway Away did not get to run in the Kentucky Derby due to insufficient graded stakes money, and it was beginning to look like a similar fate might befall the son of Afleet Alex for the Preakness Stakes.

Gehlsen, Stick Win Preaknss 5K Titles

     BALTIMORE, 05-14-11---Preakness week unofficially started this morning at Pimlico Race Course with the running of the “Down the Stretch for SGK” Preakness 5k. All 784 runners began the race by breaking off through the starting gate. The entire 3.1 mile race took place on Pimlico property, which included one trip around the famous dirt course, finishing in the famed Infield.

Norman Asbjornson, Mr. Commons Work For Middle Jewel Of Triple Crown

     BALTIMORE – 05-13-11 – Trainer Chris Grove loaded Norman Asbjornson onto a van at Bowie Training Center Friday morning for a short ride to Pimlico Race Course, where the 3-year-old colt was given his final workout for the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes on May 21.

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.

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