Maryland Sprint

New York Central Rides The Rail To Maryland Sprint Win

WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing’s New York Central made short work of Saturday’s Grade 3 Maryland Sprint Stakes, racing up the rail in the stretch to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Proforma as the 2-1 co-favorite. The 4-year-old son of Tapit, ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. for trainer Steve Asmussen, covered […]

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Allard Hoping ‘Older, Wiser’ Always Sunshine Is Also Better As He Prepares For Grade 3 Maryland Sprint

Two years after picking up his first graded-stakes victory in the $150,000 ClearSpan Maryland Sprint (G3), Always Sunshine returns to Pimlico Race Course Saturday in search of another in the six-furlong race, one of eight stakes, four graded, on the undercard of the $1.65 million Preakness Stakes (G1). “He’s older, wiser, and who knows, possibly better,” […]

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Switzerland Gives Santana, Asmussen Fifth Stakes Win On Preakness Weekend In Maryland Sprint

Giving the jockey/trainer duo of Ricardo Santana and Steve Asmussen their fifth win of the Preakness Stakes weekend, Woodford Racing’s Switzerland followed a similar pattern in laying just off the pace and striding clear in the lane to win the Grade 3 Maryland Sprint by 3 1/2 lengths. The 4-year-old son of Speightstown covered six […]

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Whitmore Con La Mira Puesta En La Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Whitmore logró su quinto triunfo de manera consecutiva, y de paso mantuvo su invicto, ahora de 6-6, en la distancia de 1200 metros. El alazán que entrena Ron Moquett desplazó a sus rivales en los 100 metros finales del Maryland Sprint (G3), y se convirtió en un serio aspirante para la Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), […]

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Weekend Lineup: Preakness Awaits Champion Nyquist

Preakness weekend will treat bettors to an early start of the graded stakes action, with the Grade 3 Pimlico Special getting the ball rolling on Friday afternoon. Though the scratches of both Stanford, to be pointed to the Met Mile instead, and Page McKenney, with a tendon injury, leave the race a bit shorter than […]

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Sagamore Spirit Will Sponsor Pimlico Special, Maryland Sprint

The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Sagamore Spirit has been named sponsor of the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), to be run Friday, May 20, and the $150,000 Maryland Sprint (G3), to be run Saturday, May 21. In conjunction with Sagamore Racing, Sagamore Spirit will present a check to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance in the winner’s […]

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Sage Valley Takes Maryland Sprint Handicap

Michael Dubb’s Sage Valley pressed the pace before bursting away to a convincing score in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap (G3) at Pimlico Race Course. Saddled by Rudy Rodriquez, the son of Discreet Cat left the gate as the narrow betting favorite at 2.30-1 in the six-furlong sprint on the main track. Hardened Wildcat, a […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

Super Saver has the only chance of being the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 and he’ll be two-thirds the way there if he wins the Preakness Saturday at Pimlico Racetrack in Baltimore. Pimlico’s showcase day of racing includes five graded stakes preceding the Grade 1 Preakness, which is the 12th of 13 races. […]

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