Preakness

Big Brown Proves His Greatness in Preakness Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-17-08---IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr.’s Big Brown, on cruise control until asked to go by jockey Kent Desormeaux, exploded away from his 11 rivals at the top of the Pimlico homestretch to notch a dominating victory in the 133rd running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes (G I) Saturday.

Buy the Barrel Romps In Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD 05-17-2008 ---- Hinkle Farms’ Buy the Barrel raced within striking distance of the leaders until called upon for her run, then powered by her seven rivals to register a galloping victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (G2) for fillies and mares.

Pays To Dream Surprises In Dixie Stake

     BALTIMORE, 05-17-08 – December Hill Farm’s Pays to Dream exploded out of the pack, took over the lead at the top of the lane and drew off to win the $250,000 Dixie Stakes (G II) for 3-year-olds and up Saturday. Sent off at 18-1 under jockey Javier Castellano, who was winning his second race of the afternoon, Pays To Dream romped home a 7½- length winner in the time of 1:54.74 for 1-1/8 miles over the good turf. Stay Close edged long shot frontrunner Ra Der Dean for second.

Special Student Council Captures Grade I Maryland Lottery Pimlico Special

BALTIMORE, MD. 05-16-2008-- Millennium Farms’ Student Council rallied through the mud to capture the $250,000 Maryland Lottery Pimlico Special (G I) for 4-year-olds and up Friday.

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