Horse Racing

Eighttofasttocatch goes coast to coast to defend Maryland Million Classic title

October 18, 2014 | WNST Staff

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14—Sylvia E. Heft’s Eighttofasttocatch was the popular winner of today’s feature on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day, defending his title in the $150,000 Classic in wire to wire fashion at Laurel Park. The Maryland Million is the one of the most important racing days at Laurel Park with 11 events for runners sired [...]

2015 Preakness tickets go on sale Wednesday

October 01, 2014 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE, 10-01-14—The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that tickets for 2015 Preakness went on-sale this morning Wednesday, October 1. Renewal invoices were sent today with a deadline of January 16. The 140th running of the Preakness® Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course. The annual running of the Preakness is [...]

MJC’s Chuckas says suggested changes not about producing Triple Crown winner

June 11, 2014 | WNST Audio

Pimlico announces handles up for 2014 meet

June 10, 2014 | WNST Staff

PIMLICO ANNOUNCES SPRING HANDLE FIGURES BALTIMORE, 06-10-14—The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with the average daily handle 4.7% higher than 2013. The average daily handle increased from $4.5 million to $4.7 million with one fewer day of live racing. Easter fell during the spring stand this year. “We had a [...]

California Chrome owner Coburn apologized for “coward” rant

June 09, 2014 | WNST Staff

Chrome leaves with injury, Coburn still angry day after Belmont defeat

Chrome leaves with injury, Coburn still angry day after Belmont defeat

June 08, 2014 | WNST Staff

Owner won’t back off comments about horses skipping Triple Crown races…

Heartbreak again as California Chrome fails in Triple Crown bid

Heartbreak again as California Chrome fails in Triple Crown bid

June 07, 2014 | WNST Staff

Tonalist claims Belmont title as Derby, Preakness champion finishes fourth…

New York horsemen like Chrome’s chances to win Triple Crown

June 06, 2014 | WNST Staff

California Chrome schools in paddock, has final gallop before G1 Belmont Stakes General a Rod gets first taste of local surface Samraat, Ortiz ready for Belmont Stakes Finley has high hopes for Commanding Curve Romans trying to catch lightning in a bottle with Medal Count Kid Cruz skips Belmont, finds ‘easier’ spot on undercard for [...]

NYRA’s Scheinman builds strong case for Chrome winning Triple Crown

June 06, 2014 | WNST Audio

Prediction Machine’s Bessire giving California Chrome 50-percent chance of taking Triple Crown

June 06, 2014 | WNST Audio