Horse Racing

California Chrome claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown

California Chrome claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown

May 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

Sherman trained horse will look to become first Triple Crown winner since 1978…

Social Inclusion second choice for Preakness behind California Chrome

May 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

California Chrome trainer Sherman says throat issue “not a big deal” on Preakness eve

California Chrome trainer Sherman says throat issue “not a big deal” on Preakness eve

May 16, 2014 | WNST Staff

Blister nothing more than “routine” issue as colt pursues second leg of Triple Crown Saturday…

Pletcher couples Black-Eyed Susan win with Pimlico Special victory

May 16, 2014 | WNST Staff

Revolutionary Rallies from Last to Win $300,000 Pimlico Special BALTIMORE, 05-16-14 – WinStar Farm’s Revolutionary launched an extended and thrilling rally to register a narrow victory in Friday’s $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3). The Todd Pletcher-trained 4-year-old was slow to get into stride over the racing surface that was turned ‘sloppy’ by 2-1/4 inches of rain that fell during [...]

Pletcher trained Stopchargingmaria claims Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

May 16, 2014 | WNST Staff

Stopchargingmaria Charges to Victory in Black-Eyed Susan Stakes   BALTIMORE, 05-16-14 – Repole Stable’s Stopchargingmaria took the overland route and narrowly won the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) in dramatic fashion Friday at Pimlico Race Course. The Black-Eyed Susan is restricted to 3-year fillies and is contested at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.   Sent from the gate [...]

Velasquez claims Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge

May 16, 2014 | WNST Staff

VELAZQUEZ PROVES BEST OF THE BEST   Rider wins Xpressbet Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge BALTIMORE, 05-16-14—John Velazquez took top honors, but it was all of his fellow riders who went home winners on Friday afternoon.   Velazquez, 42, compiled 27 points to edge Kent Desormeaux and win the inaugural $50,000 Xpressbet Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge at [...]

PredictionMachine’s Bessire says Preakness track could have California Chrome gassed early in race

May 16, 2014 | WNST Audio

Rick from Reisterstown forecasting runaway victory for California Chrome at Preakness

May 16, 2014 | WNST Audio

Counting Crows’ Duritz excited to return to place of birth to play at Black-Eyed Susan Day

May 16, 2014 | WNST Audio

Throat irritation no issue for California Chrome heading into Preakness

May 15, 2014 | WNST Staff

CALIFORNIA CHROME CHECKS OUT FINE AFTER COUGHING; BAFFERT LOOKING FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS WITH NAPRAVNIK; RING WEEKEND JOINS THE PREAKNESS PARTY AT PIMLICO; AZPURUA SEEKS PREAKNESS HISTORY WITH SOCIAL INCLUSION   CALIFORNIA CHROME – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome is being treated for the recurrence of a minor throat irritation that his connections say will not affect his preparation for [...]