Horse Racing

Baffert looking to future after tasting Triple Crown glory

February 06, 2016 | WNST Audio

Showalter wins racing debut for Angelos

November 29, 2015 | WNST Staff

LAUREL, MD – Showalter, a 2-year-old named after Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and bred and owned by Orioles CEO and majority owner Peter Angelos, won his racing debut Sunday at Laurel when he led throughout to win a 5 ½-furlong race by a neck over Hennessy Fire. Showalter, a Maryland-bred son of the Grade […]

Maryland Jockey Club to host “town hall meeting” on Nov. 20

November 05, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it will host a town hall meeting with industry leaders Friday, Nov. 20 to share and discuss its vision for the future of the Maryland Thoroughbred industry. The town hall meeting, open to industry stakeholders, the media and public, will be held in the […]

American Pharoah goes out winner in Breeders’ Cup

October 31, 2015 | WNST Staff

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

August 03, 2015 | WNST Staff

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American Pharoah becomes first Triple Crown winner since 1978

June 06, 2015 | WNST Staff

American Pharoah poised for Triple Crown bid

May 17, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert covered many topics on the morning after saddling American Pharoah for a dominating victory in Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course – a triumph that moved him into position to bid for a sweep the Triple Crown. American Pharoah was Baffert’s sixth Preakness […]

Baffert, Espinoza speak about American Pharoah’s victory

May 17, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE Winning trainer Bob Baffert (American Pharoah): “What a day for Baltimore. They really needed this after all they’ve been through. I’m really happy for them. I just love coming here.” “He’s just an amazing horse. Everyone talks about the greatness and it’s just starting to show now. To me, they have to prove […]

Attendance record set for 140th Preakness

May 17, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE – A record crowd of 131,680 fans watched American Pharoah win the 140th Preakness Stakes Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course setting the stage for him to try and become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. The record crowd surpassed the previous record set last year of 123,469. Total […]

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American Pharoah dominates 140th Preakness in driving rain

May 16, 2015 | WNST Staff