Pimlico

Lukas, Stevens revel in history made with Oxbow at Preakness

May 18, 2013 | WNST Staff

D. WAYNE LUKAS GARY STEVENS               THE MODERATOR:  We’re going to wait for Gary Stevens to get started.  Wayne is here.  Wayne, congratulations.  Number 6, we’ll make it official in a minute, but congratulations.  Let’s wait for Gary. D. WAYNE LUKAS:  I’m in no hurry.  It’s going to be a long night. THE MODERATOR:  [...]

117,203 pack Pimlico for historic Preakness day

May 18, 2013 | WNST Staff

OXBOW PUTS MAKES HISTORY FOR CONNECTIONS IN PREAKNESS VICTORY KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER ORB DISAPPOINTS AS ODDS-ON FAVORITE   BALTIMORE, 05-18-13 – Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas made history at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday when he saddled Oxbow for a front-running upset victory in the 138th Preakness Stakes (G1). The 15-1 long shot [...]

No Triple Crown as Orb stunned by Oxbow in Preakness

No Triple Crown as Orb stunned by Oxbow in Preakness

May 18, 2013 | WNST Staff

Derby winner non-factor en route to fourth place finish, Lukas breaks record with win…

Preakness Day: Analysis of Preakness 138 and Selections for all 13 races

Preakness Day: Analysis of Preakness 138 and Selections for all 13 races

May 18, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. For the fourth consecutive year, Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico, was filled with plenty of sunshine and warm hearts as it was the 4th annual People’s Pink Party, featuring the Lady Legends race which pitted eight retired female jockeys against one another. [...]

BloodHorse’s Scheinman says Orb only losing Preakness if he falls down, Rosario falls off

May 17, 2013 | WNST Audio

Rosario wins Black-Eyed Susan Stakes aboard Fiftyshadesofhay

May 17, 2013 | WNST Staff

Fiftyshadesofhay Gets Up To Win Black-Eyed Susan Stakes   BALTIMORE, 05-17-13 – Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman’s Fiftyshadesofhay closed with a rush to claim a narrow victory in the 89th running of the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico Race Course. Trained by Bob Baffert, the daughter of Pulpit rated off the pace [...]

McGaughey “couldn’t be more pleased” with Orb’s Friday work

May 17, 2013 | WNST Staff

DERBY WINNER ORB PRIMED FOR START IN SATURDAY’S PREAKNESS NAPRAVNIK HAPPY TO BE HOME; DEPARTING READY TO STEP UP BALTIMORE, 05-17-13 – Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stable’s Orb galloped an energetic 1 ¼ miles at Pimlico Friday morning, letting exercise rider Jenn Patterson and trainer Shug McGaughey know that he’s ready for Saturday’s 138th running of [...]

The Band Perry added to Preakness festivities

May 17, 2013 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE, 05-17-13—The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Republic Nashville and Grammy-nominated recording artists, The Band Perry, will sing “The Battle Hymn of the Republic/America The Beautiful” when Pimlico Race Course honors the military at the 138th Preakness Stakes (G1), Saturday, May 18, also Armed Forces Day. Since releasing their self-titled debut album in 2010, The [...]

Black-Eyed Susan Pink Party Day at Old Hilltop features 4 and 2 legged fillies

Black-Eyed Susan Pink Party Day at Old Hilltop features 4 and 2 legged fillies

May 16, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. Kudos to The Maryland Jockey Club Racing Secretary, Georganne Hale, for constructing a terrific racing card on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s card has 13 races featuring the $500,000 G2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes for 3 year old fillies (race 10). There are two [...]

MJC’s Gathagan says Preakness continues to be Maryland’s premier event

May 16, 2013 | WNST Staff