Gun Runner Will not Run in Preakness

BALTIMORE, MD - Trainer Steve Asmussen officially took Gun Runner, the Louisiana Derby (G2) winner who finished third in the Kentucky Derby (G1), out of Preakness (G1) consideration Tuesday morning. 

Preakness Day News & Notes

Lady Shipman Making Return to Maryland in The Very One
Dazzling Gem Confirmed for Sir Barton
Marengo Road Going Back to Turf for James Murphy
BALTIMORE – More than a year after winning her lone start in Maryland, Ranlo Investments’ multiple stakes winner Lady Shipman will return to Pimlico Race Course Saturday for the $100,000 The Very One on the undercard of the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1).

Latin American Racing Channel to Sponsor $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that the Latin American Racing Channel (LARC) will sponsor of the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, to be run Saturday, May 21 as part of Preakness Day.
Part of the Latin American Racing Channel’s sponsorship will include a check presentation to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) in the amount of $30,000.

Preakness Stakes New & Notes

Nyquist Gets Acquainted with Pimlico Paddock, Gate
Desormeauxs Set for Preakness Homecoming
Pletcher Has ‘Utmost Respect’ for Preakness 
Gun Runner Breezes Easy Half Mile
BALTIMORE – Reddam Racing LLC’s Nyquist jogged two miles at Pimlico Race Course Monday morning, taking a break between circuits of the racetrack to school in the paddock in preparation for a highly anticipated start in Saturday’s 141st Preakness Stakes (G1).

The Stronach Group Enters Agreement to Purchase Rosecroft Raceway

BALTIMORE – The Stronach Group announced today it has entered into an agreement with Penn National Gaming Inc., to purchase Rosecroft Raceway.
Completion of the purchase is subject to closing conditions, including approval of the Maryland Racing Commission. Conditions expect to be met by the end of June or early July.

Twenty-Five Years Later, Preakness Winner Hansel Still Solid, Bold & Beautiful

UPPERVILLE, VA - When you drive up to Hansel’s private pasture here at Lazy Lane Farm, you can see his proud head over the rise of a lush green hill. His ears are pricked as he trots toward the black board fence and the people awaiting him.
At 28, Hansel looks fabulous.

Nyquist’s Sunday Gallop Gives O’Neill ‘Goose Bumps’; Allard in a Sit and Wait Situation with Abiding Star & More

Preakness News & Notes
Allard in a Sit and Wait Situation with Abiding Star
Preakness Candidates Dazzling Gem, Lani Breeze  
BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby hero Nyquist galloped a strong mile Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course in preparation for Saturday’s 141st Preakness Stakes (G1). 

Garcia Excited to be Back at Pimlico with Derby Winner; New Shooters Cherry Wine, Laoban Breeze in Kentucky

New Shooters Cherry Wine, Laoban Breeze in Kentucky 
Uncle Lino Ready to Join Triple Crown Fray
BALTIMORE – Reddam Racing LLC’s Nyquist jogged twice around the Pimlico racetrack Saturday morning, a week before a highly anticipated bid to complete a Kentucky Derby-Preakness Stakes double in next Saturday’s Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Nyquist Stretches Legs during Morning Gallop at Pimlico Race Course

New Faces Collected, Stradivari, Uncle Lino Breeze for Preakness
Recovering Romans on Hand for Cherry Wine’s Morning Exercise
BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist stretched his legs during a morning gallop at Pimlico Race Course Friday morning in preparation for a start in the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) May 21.
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