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Curlin (left) catches Street Sense in the shadow of the wire in the 2007 Preakness.
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May 21, 2017
It will take no time for folks to belabor the point that Cloud Computing got an absolutely perfect trip in his upset victory in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes here at Pimlico. This has already happened on social media and will continue into the night.
May 18, 2017
One year ago, Keith Desormeaux had a brief conversation with himself over what to do with Kentucky Derby runner-up Exaggerator during the two weeks between the Derby and the Preakness. He was pretty much convinced he ran the best horse at Churchill ...
May 17, 2017
Mike Smith, the man they call “Big Money,” is a regular in the winner's circle at Thoroughbred racing major events, but the Preakness has eluded him since winning his first and only Baltimore classic in 1993. On Saturday, he gives it another shot with ...
May 15, 2017
The modern Triple Crown tilts heavily toward the Derby, with its demand for 20 horses and its overstuffed hype aided and abetted by a compliant media. The idea that an owner would skip the first race with a top horse in favor of the second has become ...
May 14, 2017
The National Weather Service and AccuWeather say no rain for Baltimore on Preakness Saturday, with high temperatures cooling to the upper 70s. So, it appears the Preakness will be run on a fast track, a far cry from the wet conditions that prevailed in ...
Royal Mo suffered a career-ending sesamoid fracture Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course during a workout that was to be his last drill for the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
May 25, 2016
So it was last Saturday when Nyquist and jockey Mario Gutierrez could not sustain the pressured momentum of a hot first quarter and half and ended up beaten conclusively by their former wing man, Exaggerator, and Pimlico homeboy Kent Desormeaux. Let ...
May 21, 2016
The Preakness’s early pace is the reason why Nyquist remains a fine racehorse, even in defeat.
May 19, 2016
On Saturday, rain or shine, Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will try to do what only one horse in history has done before. And what a horse that was.
May 18, 2016
There are several key differences between the fields for the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago and the Preakness on Saturday. Are they enough to change the outcome?