Kent Desormeaux Is King Of The Jockeys At Pimlico - Again; Hall Of Famer Rides To Win In Inaugural Jockey Challenge

BALTIMORE,MD  05-15-09 – Kent Desormeaux, one of Maryland’s all-time leading riders and a two-time winner of the Preakness, took home the $14,000 first prize in the inaugural Jockey Challenge Friday at Pimlico. Desormeaux’s winning formula was achieved with a win in the fifth race and thirds in the third and 10th races.

Heart Ashley Holds On To Win Adena Stallions’ Miss Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD  05-15-09---Zayat Stables LLC’s Heart Ashley set a rapid early pace and narrowly held on to take the 24th running of the $100,000 Adena Stallions’ Miss Preakness Stakes (Grade 3) this afternoon at Pimlico.

All Giving Scores In Skipat Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD   05-15-09---A winner on Black-Eyed Susan Day last year, Concepts Unlimited Stable & Catherine J. Smith’s All Giving repeated her winning ways with a very popular score in the 17th running of the Skipat Stakes Friday at Pimlico.

Mr. Nightlinger Triumphs In Jim McKay Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE,MD  05-15-09 – Martin Racing Stable and Carl Moore Management LLC’s Mr. Nightlinger broke on top and fended off rivals the rest of the way to prevail by 1 ½ lengths to capture the 4th running of the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes Friday at Pimlico.

Smart And Fancy Wins The Very One Stakes

BALTIMORE,MD  05-15-09---Park Avenue Racing Stable’s Smart And Fancy won a four-horse photo to capture the 10th running of The Very One Stakes at Pimlico Friday.

Eye Scores In Kattegat’s Pride Starter Handicap Published By MJC

BALTIMORE,MD  05-15-09 – The Jim Stable’s Eye rallied from off a slow pace to win in the second running of the Kattegat 's Pride Starter Handicap, the first of seven added money events on Black-Eyed Susan day at Pimlico.

Mike Smith Meets Mine That Bird For The First Time; Rachel Alexandra Gallops; Papa Clem Breezes A Bit

BALTIMORE,MD 05-15-2009


MINE THAT BIRD – Jockey Mike Smith dropped in on Mine That Bird at the Preakness Stakes Barn Friday morning,

Former Rider And Racing Steward Bill Passmore Passes

BALTIMORE, MD   05-15-09---The Maryland racing community lost one of its more prominent members last night when retired jockey and racing steward Bill Passmore passed away. He was 76.

Eight Stakes Races Highlight Preakness Undercard

BALTIMORE, 05-14-09---Saturday’s thirteen race card at Pimlico Race Course is fully loaded with nine stakes races, including seven graded events, topped off by the 134th Preakness Stakes, which is race twelve on the program. Saturday’s first post is 10:15 a.m. with the $1.1 million Preakness set for 6:15 p.m. on NBC.

Rachel Alexandra The 8-5 Morning Line Favorite In Saturday's $1.1 Million Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD  05-13-09– Rachel Alexandra, the lone filly in the 13-horse field entered Wednesday in the 134th running of the Preakness Stakes, is rated as the 8-5 favorite in the morning line

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