Preakness

American Pharoah to Headline Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Leads 1-2-3 Derby Finishers in Field of Eight

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/14/15 – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah is set to take the second step along the Triple Crown trail in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Zayat Stable’s homebred headlines the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown’s eight-horse field that includes the top three Derby finishers.

McCarthy To Celebrate 21st Birthday With Preakness Mount

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/14/15 – When someone turns 21, the birthday is supposed to be special. The celebration might include a person's first legal drink. The day signals entry into adulthood.

American Pharoah 4-5 Morning-Line Favorite for Saturday’s Preakness

Kentucky Derby Hero Headlines 8-Horse Field for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah was installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Five Preakness Entrants En Route from Kentucky to Pimlico
Post Position Draw Set for 5 p.m. in Sports Palace
Baffert Awaits Arrivals of American Pharoah, Dortmund
Mr. Z Sold, Entered in Preakness Stakes
Firing Line ‘Fit and Fresh’ for Preakness Stakes
Divining Rod: The Name Game
Corrales Confident Bodhisattva Ready to Step Up

 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15– Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah boarded a plane bound for Baltimore-Washington International Airport following a quiet Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Preakness Stakes a Favorite for Familiar Face Bob Baffert

Hall of Fame Trainer Seeks 5th Win with American Pharoah, Dortmund
 

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/13/15 – Though he’ll be on a mission to win Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes with either Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah or Derby third-place finisher Dortmund, Bob Baffert won’t be all business when he arrives at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

Rested Commissioner Takes Aim at Pimlico Special (G3)
Shrinking Violet, Emotional Kitten Breeze for Saturday Stakes
Allaire DuPont (G3) Contender Queen’s Blade a World Traveler
Fortune Pearl Up for Rematch with Stopchargingmaria in DuPont

 

Post Position Draw for Preakness Set for 5 P.M. Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – The draw for post positions for Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Sports Palace on the third floor of Pimlico Race Course.

The first three finishers of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund, respectively, are scheduled to return to action in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.

Preakness Day to Offer $1.5 Million Guaranteed Late Pick 4

140th Preakness Stakes Will Anchor Four-Race Sequence
Preakness Post-Position Draw Set For Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Anchored by the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer bettors a guaranteed pool of $1.5 million for the late Pick 4 during Saturday’s 14-race program at Pimlico Race Course.

PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES

American Pharoah, Dortmund Looking Good in Morning Gallops
Firing Line Completes Preakness Preparation at Churchill
Materiality Removed from Preakness Consideration
Javier Castellano Picks Up Mount on Divining Rod
Danzig Moon Full of Energy for Preakness
Bodhisattva Seeking to Make Name for Himself

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15 – Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place Derby finisher Dortmund galloped 1 ½ miles on a mild /Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Security, Pre-Race Procedures for Preakness Day Announced

BALTIMORE, MD., 05/12/15– Security and pre-race procedures have been announced for all horses scheduled to compete in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

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