Trainer Bob Baffert Feeling 'Lucky' At Pimlico; Preakness Winner To Sit Out Belmont Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD 05-16-2010


Trainer Bob Baffert broke form the morning after the Preakness, beating several reporters to the stakes barn.

Lookin At Lucky Rebounds In Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD 05-15-10 – Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman’s Lookin At Lucky rebounded from a disappointing performance in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago to prevail over 11 rivals by three-quarters of a length in the 135th running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.


Strike A Deal Finds Gold In Dixie Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10--Richard Santulli’s Strike A Deal made a beeline to the front and jockey Ramon Dominguez kept him there the rest of the way to win Saturday’s $200,000 Dixie Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Taqarub Wins Maryland Sprint Handicap

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10 – Shadwell Stable’s Taqarub went screaming to the front right from the start of the $100,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap and held on late to notch a half-length triumph in the Grade 3 sprint.

Rainbow View Scores In Gallorette Handicap

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10 – Augustin Stable’s Rainbow View had to zigzag her way through the stretch before emerging with the lead just six jumps from the finish on her way to a half-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Gallorette Handicap (Grade 3) at Pimlico.

Blame Powers Home In William Donald Schaefer Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD  05-15-10 – Adele B. Dilschneider & Claiborne Farm’s Blame powered his way between horses in mid-stretch and drew away to victory in Saturday’s $100,000 William Donald Schaefer Stakes at Pimlico.

Beau Choix Pounces In James W. Murphy Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10 – Belle Meadows Farm & Lael Stable’s Beau Choix carried Javier Castellano to his third winner on the Preakness Day card, rallying from just off the pace to take the $70,000 James W. Murphy Stakes at Pimlico.

Comedero Rolls In Chick Lang Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10 – Peter Redekop B.C. Ltd.’s Comedero sped to the lead, resisted pace pressure from Quiet Invader and powered away to victory in the $100,000 Chick Lang Stakes at Pimlico. The Grade 2 stakes honors the memory of the former Pimlico executive who passed away earlier in the year.

Northpoint Costas Shows The Way In Deputed Testamony Starter

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-10 – Trainer Dale Capuano saddled two runners for Saturday’s $25,000 Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap at Pimlico Race Course. They finished one-two with Rob Ry Farm & Jane Marie Slysz’s Northpoint Costas edging Midnight Communion by two lengths.

Acting Happy Wins Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD 05-14-10 – Jay Em Ess Stable’s Acting Happy made huge strides forward at Pimlico Friday, capturing her stakes debut in the $175,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, the centerpiece of a 13-race program dedicated to raising awareness and finding a cure for breast cancer.
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