Preakness 137

Eric Kalet’s Preakness Photo Blog: Post Draw Day

We’re excited to have Eric Kalet back in Baltimore to cover the Preakness. For the rest of this week, our favorite photographer from The Garden State will provide Paulick Report readers with daily slideshows caputuring the highlights leading up to the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

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Preakness 137: Post positions and odds

I’ll Have Another was entered Wednesday to continue his Triple Crown quest in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1), but Reddam Racing’s Kentucky Derby winner may not be favored to win Pimlico Race Course’s signature race for 3-year-olds on Saturday. Maryland Jockey Club linemaker Frank Carulli installed Bodemeister, the runner-up to I’ll Have Another in […]

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Preakness 137 Barn Notes: Wednesday, May 16

Trainer Doug O’Neill said Wednesday that a horse will win the elusive Triple Crown again and that Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another might be the right horse in the right situation to complete the sweep. I’ll Have Another won the Kentucky Derby, finishing 1½ lengths in front of Bodemeister, and is being prepared for the […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Kegasus

At last year’s Preakness, with the help of Paulick Report contributor John Scheinman, we managed to hunt down Kegasus, the half-man/half-beast Lord of the InfieldFest, for a semi-exclusive on-camera interview. To see that unforgettable, historic exchange between two legends of the Mid-Atlantic region, click here. Well, Kegasus is back for the 137th Preakness, and the […]

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Doug O’Neill: Watching I’ll Have Another like watching LeBron James

Doug O’Neill says that since arriving in Baltimore, Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another has looked fantastic and maintained a high energy level, writes John Eisenberg at Comcast Sportsnet Baltimore. According to Eisenberg, I’ll Have Another is emptying his feed dish, sleeping soundly, and training enthusiastically, all signs of a horse that is not too […]

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Bodemeister just ‘runs faster than everyone else’

The announcement that Bodemeister would run in the Preakness led to several defections from the potential field as many owners and trainers did not want to face Bodemeister or I’ll Have Another again, writes Claire Novak for the New York Times. Trainer Bob Baffert has won the Preakness five times so knows how to get […]

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Dutrow preparing for Preakness try, Appellate Court hearing

Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. will saddle longshot Zetterholm in this weekend’s Preakness as a hearing that could impact his career approaches. On May 22, Dutrow and his attorney will appear before the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division in an attempt to have his 10-year suspension and $50,000 fine lifted, reports the New York Daily […]

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America’s Best Racing Notebook: Preakness week buzz

There has been a lot of buzz on social media platforms about the second leg of the Triple Crown. Check out the latest tweets and blogs, plus great photos from around the country. Click here to read this week’s America’s Best Racing Notebook.

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Daddy Nose Best confirmed to run in Preakness

Owner Bob Zollars contacted Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator Coley Blind Tuesday to confirm that Daddy Nose Best will ship from Churchill Downs to Pimlico to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Daddy Nose Best, 10th in the Kentucky Derby in his most recent start, walked the shedrow at trainer Steve Asmussen’s barn a day after […]

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Preakness 137 Barn Notes: Tuesday, May 15

Rather than take Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track Tuesday morning, trainer Doug O’Neill opted to keep the Kentucky Derby winner under cover and out of the heavy rain falling at Pimlico Race Course, where he is set to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. “He’s so fit, he’s doing […]

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