June 16, 2015
A community-wide fund-raising effort during the Preakness meet at Pimlico helped raise more than $65,000 for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, according to the Maryland Jockey Club.
June 09, 2015
Trevor McCarthy, who missed most of the winter meet at Laurel Park with a broken wrist, won the Pimlico riding title with 35 wins, one more than Victor Carrasco and two more than Jevian Toledo.
June 02, 2015
Trainer Jose Corrales reports that Bodhisattva, whom he owns and trains, came out of his last-place finish in the Preakness Stakes none the worse for wear and is being pointed to the $500,000 Ohio Derby, a 1 1/16-mile race at Thistledown on June 20.
The Rainbow 6 carryover at Pimlico Race Course has reached $244,804, and a closing-day mandatory payout on Saturday is looking more and more possible with only three days left in the meet.
May 20, 2015
Bob Baffert won the trainers’ participation bonus at Pimlico last weekend, according to stakes coordinator Coley Blind.
Graham Motion is inching closer to both his 51st birthday and career win No. 2,000. The birthday, which is Friday, will likely spark the first celebration, but the second shouldn’t be far behind.
The Preakness monsoon cleared out the Pimlico infield, spread out the field by 48 lengths from front to back, and played mind games with figure makers, including those of us at Beyer Central. “Making figures is sometimes a science and sometimes an ...
May 19, 2015
Jockey Taylor Hole is one win away from his 2,000th career victory.
May 18, 2015
While betting on Saturday’s Preakness Stakes did not keep pace with record figures for this year’s Kentucky Derby, the significant decline in wagering may have been more a function of the circumstances surrounding the race then on any drop-off in ...
Pimlico decided not to delay the start of Saturday’s rain-deluged Preakness Stakes because the worst of the storm that hit shortly before the race had already passed the track, according to Sal Sinatra, the track’s general manager.