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MJC announces 2014 Preakness logo

MJC announces 2014 Preakness logo

October 29, 2013 | WNST Staff

MARYLAND JOCKEY CLUB UNVEILS 2014 PREAKNESS LOGO BALTIMORE, 10-29-13—The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2014 Preakness logo for the 139th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course. For the 15th consecutive year, the Leffler Agency designed the official Preakness logo. The agency’s creative [...]

MJC announces spring handle figures

June 11, 2013 | WNST Staff

PIMLICO ANNOUNCES SPRING HANDLE FIGURES BALTIMORE, 06-11-13—The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with total wagering of $188 million, an increase of 12% from a year ago. However, the average daily handle was 12% lower than 2012, down from $5.2 million to $4.6 million, because of an increase in live [...]

Analysis & Selections for the 3rd Leg of Triple Crown, The Belmont Stakes and Closing Day at Pimlico

Analysis & Selections for the 3rd Leg of Triple Crown, The Belmont Stakes and Closing Day at Pimlico

June 07, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. On paper, the Saturday’s 145th running of the Belmont Stakes shapes up to be a great betting race, which isn’t a bad consolation since the luster of the race was tarnished by Orb’s loss to oxbow in the Preakness. There are fourteen [...]

Final Fan Friday at Pimlico; It’s Viva Las Vegas for Oddsmaker Frank Carulli

Final Fan Friday at Pimlico; It’s Viva Las Vegas for Oddsmaker Frank Carulli

June 06, 2013 | Gary Quill

BALTIMORE, 06-06-13— Frank Carulli lives, breathes, eats and sleeps gambling, so it should not be a surprise that he will be taking his talents to Las Vegas next month. “It is something I have always wanted to do from the first time I ever walked into Circus Circus sports book in the late 80’s,” Carulli [...]

Selections for Sunday at Pimlico

Selections for Sunday at Pimlico

June 02, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. Saturday June 8th is Closing Day at Pimlico. There’s just two more live racing days left on the Old HIlltop calendar in 2013. The final Fan Friday (June 7th) and Saturday which is also Belmont Stakes Day. So if you haven’t been to [...]

Pimlico Picks for Saturday; Plenty of Interest for Belmont Stakes

Pimlico Picks for Saturday; Plenty of Interest for Belmont Stakes

June 01, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. It’s officially Belmont Stakes week. Racing’s third leg of Triple Crown takes place on Saturday, June 8th. Even though Derby winner Orb failed to capture the Preakness Stakes, there is still plenty of interest in the $1,000,000 G1 event. As of this [...]

Pimlico Picks for Fan Friday, Preview of Saturday’s Feature Race

Pimlico Picks for Fan Friday, Preview of Saturday’s Feature Race

May 30, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. BALTIMORE, 05-30-13—Team Valor International’s Cerro (IRE) is named the overwhelming favorite to win Pimlico Race Course’s final stakes race of the spring meeting, the $100,000 Canonero II for 3-year olds, on Saturday afternoon. After racing at Gulfstream Park and Keeneland earlier this [...]

Pimlico Picks for Memorial Day, a Day to Remember Our Fallen Heroes

Pimlico Picks for Memorial Day, a Day to Remember Our Fallen Heroes

May 27, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. Today is Memorial Day. The day to set aside for all Americans to remember those men and women who bravely served and gave their lives defending our country. Too often we treat a national holiday as simply a day off from work, [...]

Sunday Selections at Pimlico; This time Spicer Cub ONLY ran 1 1/16 miles

Sunday Selections at Pimlico; This time Spicer Cub ONLY ran 1 1/16 miles

May 25, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. As the field loaded into the gate for Pimlico’s 1st race on Saturday, track announcer Dave Rodman referred to #4 – Spicer Cub as “the Youtube sensation”. That’s because during the 4-year-old geldings most recent race, a 1 1/16 mile contest, he [...]

Pimlico To Get A Facelift; Picks for Saturday May 25th

Pimlico To Get A Facelift; Picks for Saturday May 25th

May 24, 2013 | Gary Quill

Drawing courtesy of Mel @dailyracefunies. To see more of Mel’s work, click here. In a press conference less than 24 hours after the fourth largest crowd in Preakness history witnessed Oxbow’s victory in the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, Maryland Jockey Club CEO, Tom Chuckas provided plenty of information. The best news was that [...]