Preakness

Hello Lover Sweeps To Victory In Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap

BALTIMORE, 05-18-13---Kasey K Racing Stable & Brier Creek Farm LLC’s Hello Lover swept by the leaders and drew away to victory in the $40,000 Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap for registered Maryland-breds, the first of nine stakes on Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course.

Last Gunfighter Wins Sixth in a Row in Pimlico Special

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13– John D. Gunther’s Last Gunfighter captured his sixth consecutive victory with a commanding 4 ¼-length triumph in Friday’s $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), the co-feature on the Black-Eyed Susan Day program at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Emotional Kitten Wins Hilltop Stakes With Stretch Drive

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---Kenneth L. & Sarah Ramsey’s Emotional Kitten arrived late on the scene, reaching the front in the last two jumps to win the $100,000 Hilltop Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the finale on the 13-race Black-Eyed Susan Day card at Pimlico.

Sensible Lady Defends Title In The Very One Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---Three Lyons Racing’s Sensible Lady split rivals closing in on the finish line and surged to win the $100,000 The Very One Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Angel Serpa maneuvered the Tim Salzman trainee through traffic and reached the finish line in 56.57 seconds for the five-furlong distance on the firm turf to capture the stakes for fillies and mares for the second year in a row. California-shipper Nechez Dawn took second and longshot Donna Getyourgun finished third.  

Wilson Dominates Jockey Challenge

 

Canadian shipper helps women win ‘Battle of the Sexes’

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---She may ride regularly in Canada, but Emma-Jayne Wilson is finding herself right at home at Old Hilltop.

Wilson, 25, compiled 36 points to cruise to victory in the inaugural $34,000 Xpressbet ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Jockey Challenge on Friday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course.

Fiftyshadesofhay Gets Up To Win Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13– Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman’s Fiftyshadesofhay closed with a rush to claim a narrow victory in the 89th running of the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico Race Course.

Ben’s Cat Rolls To Victory In Jim McKay Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13 –Winning his 16th stakes and 21st race overall, The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat charged by the front runners and won the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint. The King Leatherbury trainee also had captured the Jim McKay in 2011.
 

I’m Mom’s Favorite Wins Thrilling Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---CJZ Racing Stable’s I’m Mom’s Favorite won a head-bob to take first money in the $100,000 Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Pimlico Race Course.

Lady Legend Goes The Distance

Russ-Tortora, Haywired lead gate to wire to win race for the cure

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---Nineteen years after her last victory and more than three decades after being the first female to capture a Grade 1 race, Mary Russ-Tortora was back in the winner’s circle on Friday afternoon.

With the 59-year-old Russ-Tortora at the controls, Haywired overcame an awkward start and held off a pair of late closers to win the $52,000 Lady Legends for the Cure IV presented by Wells Fargo at Pimlico Race Course.

Dance To Bristol Wins Handily In Skipat Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13---Copperville Farm’s Dance to Bristol tracked the speed through the far turn, then charged to the lead and won as her rider pleased in the $100,000 Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Six fillies and mares faced the starter in the six-furlong test contested over the fast main track. Dance to Bristol left the starting gate as the 3-5 post-time favorite under jockey Xavier Perez for trainer Ollie Figgins III. At the finish, Dance to Bristol was first, pacesetter Orange’s Lil Sis had finished second and Kalambaka Queen was third.

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