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May142009
Eight Stakes Races Highlight Preakness Undercard BALTIMORE, 05-14-09---Saturday’s thirteen race card at Pimlico Race Course is fully loaded with nine stakes races, including seven graded events, topped off by the 134th Preakness Stakes,...
May132009
Rachel Alexandra The 8-5 Morning Line Favorite In Saturday's $1.1 Million Preakness Stakes BALTIMORE, MD  05-13-09– Rachel Alexandra, the lone filly in the 13-horse field entered Wednesday in the 134th running of the Preakness Stakes, is rated as the 8-5 favorite in the...
May132009
Mine That Bird Gets His Feet Wet During Gallop; 'Rachel' Just Walks On First Morning At Pimlico BALTIMORE, MD  05-14-2009   MINE THAT BIRD – Early morning rains did nothing to alter training plans for Mine That Bird, who galloped his customary two miles under exercise...
May132009
Mine That Bird Tops 13-Horse Field For Preakness 134 BALTIMORE,MD  05-13-09– The first four finishers in the Kentucky Derby, including 50-1 upset winner Mine That Bird, and super filly Rachel Alexandra were among the 13 horses entered...
May122009
Derby Hero Mine That Bird Arrives At Pimlico BALTIMORE,MD  05-12-09 – Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird arrived at Pimlico ahead of schedule Tuesday with a Baltimore City Police escort at 6:44 p.m. after leaving Churchill Downs...
May122009
Pimlico Jockey Challenge Adds Punch To Friday Race Card BALTIMORE, 05-12-09---The top four riders in the country based on earnings, two Hall of Fame jockeys with Preakness victories, another who has won the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, Maryland...
May122009
Friesan Fire Signals His Readiness With 5F. Bullet; Mine That Bird, 3 Others, Hit The Road To Pimlico BALTIMORE,MD  05-12-09   MINE THAT BIRD – Trainer Bennie “Chip” Woolley got behind the wheel of his Ford F-450 Lariat and drove through Gate 6 at Churchill...
May112009
Grade II Black-Eyed Susan Tops Stakes Laden Friday Card BALTIMORE, MD   05-11-09---Trainer James Jerkens has never had much success in the Grade II Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, but he is hopeful that this year will be different. The $150,000 test for...
May112009
Mine That Bird Works Unexpectedly In Kentucky; Rachel Alexandra Now Likely For Historic Start; Hull Opts Out Of Race BALTIMORE, MD  05-11-09   MINE THAT BIRD – Trainer Bennie “Chip” Woolley altered Mine That Bird’s training schedule at Churchill Downs Monday morning,...
May102009
'Rachel' Works Sharply In Kentucky For Middle Jewel; Two New Shooters Could Exclude Filly From Field BALTIMORE, MD  05-10-09---Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra turned in a strong workout Sunday morning at Churchill Downs, but a full field of 14 Triple Crown-nominated horses could stymie...