Preakness 137

Preakness 137 Barn Notes: Friday, May 18

I’LL HAVE ANOTHER, BODEMEISTER SET FOR REMATCH IN PREAKNESS,TRAINERS GIVE DERBY WINNER, RUNNER-UP THUMBS-UP AT PIMLICO On a clear, crisp Maryland morning, Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another made an early appearance on the main track at Pimlico, jogging a half-mile and then galloping seven furlongs under exercise rider Jonny Garcia. As I’ll Have […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior

When Kathleen Kelly’s hair started falling out due to chemotherapy treatments, she wasn’t sure how her two young boys would handle it.  She had always had long hair.  Her sons came home one day from to school to find their mother with a shaved head.   It turns out, Kelly had nothing to worry about. “As […]

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D. Wayne Lukas on Preakness, problems in horse racing

Ray Paulick talks with trainer D. Wayne Lukas during festivities for Preakness 137 in Baltimore about horse racing’s image, changes in the game and why the Preakness is his favorite Triple Crown race.

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Crist, Beyer: ‘Bode’ best in Derby, will win Preakness

After analyzing past performances, replays of the Kentucky Derby, and doing research on the contenders, Daily Racing Form publisher Steven Crist and Washington Post columnist Andrew Beyer have determined that Bodemeister, runner-up in the Derby, will win the Preakness. Crist writes: “Bodemeister was trying to buck history in Kentucky, where he would have become the […]

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Alibi Breakfast: See and hear from the connections of Preakness contenders

The annual Alibi Breakfast is a chance to hear from the connections of the Preakness Stakes contenders. The Paulick Report was once again on scene for this year’s rendition and offers a few highlights from trainers of the top contenders for Preakness 137 on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

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Grade 1 race for Arabians to be run on Preakness undercard

A field of 10 will go the gate in the $75,000-added The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup, a Grade 1 race for purebred Arabian horses on the Preakness Stakes undercard Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. To be run at 1 1/16-miles on the main track, the President of the UAE Cup will be […]

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Dixie Stakes headlines Preakness undercard

Headed by the oldest stakes race in Pimlico Race Course’s storied history, the Preakness undercard offers stakes purses worth nearly $1 million. The $300,000 Dixie Stakes (G2)–first run in 1870 as the Dinner Party Stakes and won by the horse Preakness–tops the list with 11 runners scheduled to go immediately before the Preakness Stakes. In […]

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Preakness 137 Barn Notes: Thursday, May 17

DERBY-WINNING JOCKEY PAYS VISIT TO I’LL HAVE ANOTHER;BODEMEISTER TAKES TO THE PIMLICO TRACK FOR FIRST TIME;WENT THE DAY WELL SCHOOLS IN GATE BETWEEN GALLOPS Jockey Mario Gutierrez proved again Thursday morning that he could handle himself on stage. The Kentucky Derby winning rider showed confidence and a good sense of humor during a news conference […]

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Ray’s take on the field for Preakness 137

Ray analyzes the chances of each Preakness contender in a series of videos made just for the Paulick Report site. Follow the link below to learn more about all eleven horses in the Preakness 137 field. Videos of Ray’s analysis will be posted throughout today and tomorrow so check back often to learn more about […]

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Preakness trainers say racing needs a national governing body

Doug O’Neill, Michael Matz and D. Wayne Lukas have all expressed their belief that racing needs a national governing body run by a commissioner, reports the Baltimore Sun. All three say a national governing body would bring a unification of standards that would be beneficial to the sport. O’Neill says that racing needs consistent standards. […]

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