YESTERDAY 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 ...
Sal Sinatra, president of Pimlico operator the Maryland Jockey Club, said that he and Tim Ritvo, chief operating officer of the Stronach Group, which owns Pimlico and Laurel Park, may have jumped the gun last year when they talked about moving the ...
May 23, 2016
After splitting the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Exaggerator and Nyquist are still pointing to the Belmont Stakes on June 11, but the status of Nyquist became a bit uncertain on Monday when trainer Doug O'Neill revealed that the horse had a high ...
May 22, 2016
The overnight rating for the race portion of the Preakness Stakes broadcast on NBC on Saturday evening was up 7 percent compared with the rating for the same portion of the broadcast last year, according to the network.
Go Maggie Go, winner of Friday’s Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico, will be pointed to the Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn on June 11 at Belmont Park, trainer Dale Romans said Sunday.
Exaggerator and Nyquist, winners of the first two legs of the Triple Crown, both emerged from the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in good order and are set to meet again in the final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, on June 11, their trainers ...
May 21, 2016
The Preakness’s early pace is the reason why Nyquist remains a fine racehorse, even in defeat.
Betting on the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday was up sharply and set a record, buoyed by a larger field and a comparison with depressed figures from last year’s edition of the race.
On a cold, rainy, dreary afternoon, the wattage from the smiles of those connected to Exaggerator could have lit up the town, from the Inner Harbor to Camden Yards, to Fells Point, and all the way to Pimlico Race Course.
Live by his speed, die by his speed. That was the game plan trainer Doug O’Neill wanted to employ for his Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes at sloppy Pimlico.