Draw for Preakness post positions to be held Wednesday

May 12, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE – The draw for post positions for Saturday’s 140th Preakness Stakes will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Sports Palace on the third floor of Pimlico Race Course. The first three finishers of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund, respectively, are scheduled to […]

Preakness news and notes

May 11, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby runner-up Firing Line stretched his legs and opened his lungs a bit during an open gallop of about six furlongs Sunday morning at Churchill Downs. Exercise rider Humberto Gomez was aboard for the morning activity scheduled by trainer Simon Callaghan. “That is what Simon wanted to do this morning,” […]

Top three Derby finishers headed to Preakness

May 03, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE – Led by the winner, American Pharoah, the top three finishers in the Kentucky Derby (G1) are headed to historic Pimlico Race Course for the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 16. Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah won the Derby by one length over Firing Line, who finished two […]

Armin van Buuren to headline 2015 Preakness InfieldFest

March 05, 2015 | WNST Staff

PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Armin van Buuren, the world’s most popular electronic music DJ and producer, will headline the 2015 Preakness InfieldFest Concert. The progressive trance DJ, recognized as the world’s best five times by DJ Mag, will play an extended set on the main stage at […]

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

Maryland Jockey Club’s Gathagan says he could see Preakness date being moved

June 03, 2014 | WNST Audio

60 Minutes’ Keteyian says doping still an issue for horse racing during exciting time

June 02, 2014 | WNST Audio

Third place Preakness horse Social Inclusion to depart for Belmont Sunday

May 24, 2014 | WNST Staff

SOCIAL INCLUSION GALLOPS, LEAVES FOR BELMONT PARK SUNDAY   BALTIMORE, 05-24-14—Social Inclusion, who finished third in last Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (G1), galloped a mile at Pimlico Race Course Saturday morning after the renovation break. The Manny Azpurua trainee leaves for Belmont Park Sunday morning.   Owner Ron Sanchez has not decided whether the son of […]

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome arrives at Belmont Park

May 20, 2014 | WNST Staff

California Chrome, who on June 7 will attempt to become thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner when he competes in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, arrived at Belmont Park at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner was led into barn 26 by assistant trainer Alan Sherman, walked […]