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Castellano Wins Four In A Row: Dogtag Hangs Tough In Hilltop

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano has now won four races in a row on the Black-Eyed Susan card this Friday at Pimlico, piloting LNJ Foxwoods’ homebred Dogtag to a 1 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Hilltop Stakes. The 3-year-old daughter of War Front, trained by Chad Brown, completed a mile over the “good” turf […]

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Tenfold Back To Winning Ways With Closing Effort In G3 Pimlico Special

Tenfold, who contested the 2018 Grade 1 Preakness at Pimlico a year ago, returned to winning form Friday with a closing victory in the G3 Pimlico Special. Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. and the Curlin colt had the best in group of closing efforts at the end of the 1 1/4 miles, sitting toward the back […]

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Covfefe Sets Track Record In Miss Preakness

LNJ Foxwoods’ Covfefe remained undefeated in 2019 with a win in Friday afternoon’s Grade 3 Miss Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, trouncing the field by 8 1/2 lengths in track-record time. The 3-year-old Into Mischief filly completed six furlongs over the fast track in 1:07.70, giving Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano his third win in […]

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Breeders’ Cup Runner-Up Chalon Takes Skipat In 2019 Debut

Making her first start of the 2019 season, Lael Stables’ Chalon made it look easy in Friday’s $100,000 Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. The 5-year-old daughter of Dialed In was ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Arnaud Delacour, marking the pair’s second win in a row after taking the sixth race with Eons. Chalon […]

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Economics Professor Takes $150,000 ‘Gamble’ With Warrior’s Charge In Preakness

It wasn’t until after the Kentucky Derby that economist Marshall Gramm even began to consider starting a horse in the 2019 edition of the Preakness Stakes. According to the Daily Memphian, the Rhodes professor took on the idea after learning that neither Country House nor Maximum Security would be starting in the middle jewel of […]

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Preakness Notes, May 17: Centeno ‘Lucky And Blessed’ To Retain Mount On Alwaysmining

Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining got his first look at Pimlico Race Course with a jog around main track at 7 a.m. Friday, the morning after arriving from his home at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. Alwaysmining has won five consecutive stakes and six straight races overall, all since being united with jockey Daniel Centeno, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Preakness Stakes

The middle leg of the Triple Crown steals focus this weekend as the 144th edition of the Preakness Stakes takes place May 18 at historic Pimlico Race Course. NBC Sports will present coverage of the Black-Eyed Susan and its undercard stakes on May 17 from 3-5 p.m. The Preakness Stakes undercard will be broadcast on […]

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The Oft-Forgotten ‘Great Race’ At Pimlico That Wasn’t A Preakness

When Preakness revelers stream through the gates of Pimlico this weekend, many of them will walk by a golden outline of three old-timey horses stretched out in full flight, heads apart. That logo isn’t just a generic nod to Pimlico’s long history, but surprisingly, it’s not commemorating a Preakness of old, either. The three-horse gold […]

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Preakness Notes, May 16: Favored Improbable Full Of Energy Thursday

Improbable, the 5-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes (G1), made his first visit to the track at Pimlico Race Course Thursday morning under exercise rider Humberto Gomez. The chestnut colt trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert had shipped to Baltimore from Louisville, Ky. Wednesday. Video: https://youtu.be/JG4S3WAa6C8 Owned by the triumvirate of WinStar Farm, China […]

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Trombetta Hoping Weber’s ‘Souper’ Horses Run Mmm, Mmm, Good At Pimlico

Soup for you? For Charlotte Weber, the owner of Live Oak Plantation, it’s all about soup – in business and recently in horse racing. The Campbell Soup heir will send out two of her “souper” named horses this weekend at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. – Souper Escape in the $100,000 Maker’s Mark Hilltop […]

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