Preakness

Jerkens Enjoying the Ride with Xpressbet Pimlico Special (G3) Favorite Shaman Ghost

Jerkens Enjoying the Ride with Xpressbet Pimlico Special (G3) Favorite Shaman Ghost
On Leave Kicks Off 2017 in Stella Artois Gallorette (G3), Tops Tough McGaughey Stakes Trio
Asmussen Well-Represented in Preakness Weekend Stakes
Return to Maryland Special for Former Trainer Kelly
Grade 1 Winner Ring Weekend Raring to Go for Motion in Longines Dixie (G2)
 

2017 Preakness Stakes Still Photographers Meeting

 

2017 Preakness Stakes
Still Photographers Meeting

Rules and Marking Meeting
9:30 a.m.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Pimlico Race Course - Trackside Winner's Circle

BALTIMORE - There will be a meeting at 9:30 am on Friday, May 19 for still photographers covering the 2017 Preakness Stakes on May 20 and/or Black-Eyed Susan Stakes on May 19. The meeting will occur in the Trackside Winner's Circle at Pimlico Race Course

Hooves & Heels

May 19, 2017

Ribbon?: 
No

Hillwood’s Ellen Charles Continuing Family’s Success Story; Shimmering Aspen, Top of Mind Pointed to Preakness Weekend Stakes

Shimmering Aspen, Top of Mind Pointed to Preakness Weekend Stakes
 
BALTIMORE – Ellen Charles grew up around horses and watched in wonder as her mother Adelaide Close Riggs – described in a 1999 obituary as “one of the grand dames of Maryland racing” – had success with such thoroughbreds as St. Francis, McCarthy Moore, Westerlands, Wild Zone and Woods of Windsor, the latter a homebred winner of the 1993 Federico Tesio Stakes.
 

Meet Trainers & Jockeys, Watch Horses Train, Take a Tour of Backstretch

Sunrise at Old Hilltop Kicks off Tuesday, May 16 at Pimlico
Free Admission for Daily Tours 
 
BALTIMORE – Sunrise at Old Hilltop, a popular tradition during Preakness Week at Pimlico Race Course which allows fans to take a walking tour through the backstretch and grandstand, begins Tuesday, May 16 from 6-9 a.m.
 

Always Dreaming Shows His Pre-Derby Edge

Classic Empire Arrives, Settles In at Pimlico
Looking At Lee, Hence Breeze, Due to Arrive Tuesday
 
BALTIMORE – With a brief display of rambunctious behavior early Monday morning Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming showed trainer Todd Pletcher that he hasn’t lost the edge that helped propel him to victory on May 6 at Churchill Downs.  
 

Moquett Confirms Whitmore for $150,000 Maryland Sprint (G3); Casse Crew Settles in After Monday Morning Arrival at Pimlico; Three Rules En Route to Baltimore for $200,000 Chick Lang

Moquett Confirms Whitmore for $150,000 Maryland Sprint (G3)
Casse Crew Settles in After Monday Morning Arrival at Pimlico
Three Rules En Route to Baltimore for $200,000 Chick Lang
Motion Optimistic About Dancing Rags in Black-Eyed Susan (G2)
 

Black-Eyed Susan Day to Feature Trio of $300,000 Guaranteed Pools

BALTIMORE – Friday’s 14-race Black-Eyed Susan program at Pimlico Race Course – featuring seven stakes races and more than $1.15 million in purses – will offer bettors three $300,000 guaranteed pools.
 
The first $300,000 guaranteed pool will be the Pick 5 beginning in the seventh race. There are 65 horses entered in the Pick 5 sequence, which will have the following races:
$300,000 Pimlico Special (G3)

Always Dreaming Keeps ‘Checking Off Those Boxes’

Multiplier, Senior Investment Breeze at Keeneland
Lanerie Revisits Lookin At Lee’s ‘Mine That Bird Trip’
 
BALTIMORE – A week after he laid out a schedule to prepare Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming for the 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course that he is very happy with the colt’s status heading into the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. 
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