Phil-ing in the Blanks

Phil-ing in the Blanks

By: Phil Janack
May
16
2014
            There are few gaps on Richard Migliore’s riding resume that includes nearly 4,500 wins, more than $160 million in purse...
May
15
2014
            Fourteen women have preceded Linda Rice as the trainer of a horse in the Preakness Stakes. None of them have won.   ...
May
15
2014
            As the second-oldest racetrack in the United States behind Saratoga Race Course, Pimlico has seen its share of history over the past...
May
14
2014
            Before he won the Kentucky Derby almost two weeks ago, trainer Art Sherman hadn’t gotten this much publicity since his days as...
May
13
2014
Wearing a black and red plaid shirt and blue jeans, Art Sherman ambled onto the Pimlico Race Course backstretch at 3:51 p.m. to get a look at his stable star, California Chrome. It was the first time...
May
13
2014
            Jockey Russell Baze has only been to Maryland twice in a 40-year Hall of Fame riding career that has touched parts of five decades....
May
13
2014
            Being a Preakness rookie doesn’t mean trainer Mike Maker is unaware of his surroundings. His challenger for Saturday’s...
May
13
2014
The track may be getting older – aren’t we all? – but not the view. High above Pimlico Race Course, the second-oldest racetrack in the country dating back to 1870, sits a long,...
May
12
2014
            After having the Preakness stakes barn to himself for 4 ½ days, Social Inclusion is having to be, well, social.   ...
May
19
2013
  A week ago at this time, the build-up was just beginning. Orb, the impressive Kentucky Derby winner, was on his way to Old Hilltop to take a shot at history. Workers were setting up tents and...