It was the fourth biggest crowd in Preakness history, and they wagered nearly $82 million on the day.
NBC Horse Racing Analyst Mike Battaglia joined the Norris & Davis show to give his thoughts on the Preakness.
After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday’s Preakness to extend racing’s Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best alternative for the Belmont Stakes is a rematch.
Kentucky Derby hero Orb boarded a van bound for New York at 7 o’clock Sunday morning, showing no ill effects from Saturday’s disappointing fourth-place finish in the Preakness.
A big event for Baltimore. The city was the center of the horse racing world with the running of the Preakness Stakes.
Oxbow put D. Wayne Lukas in the record books again with an upset of Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, giving the Hall of Fame trainer his 14th win in a Triple Crown race.
And they’re off! The Preakness festivities are underway, and fans at Pimlico Race Course couldn’t be more excited.
It’s now just hours before the running of the 138th annual Preakness Stakes, and Baltimore is bustling.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
A big crowd for the Black Eyed Susan Festivities at Pimlico, but people are counting down the hours to the main event–the 138th running of the Preakness.
It’s ladies day at Pimlico, Black-Eyed Susan Day. Over the years, it has become quite a celebration.
The 3rd Saturday in May is always Special in Baltimore. About 120,00 will get their Preak on at Pimlico for Baltimore’s biggest sporting event of the year.
The 138th running of the Preakness Stakes saw and upset, as Triple Crown hopeful Orb was outrun by Oxbow.
Union Rags, ridden by Jockey John Velasquez, won the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9, 2012 in Elmont, New York.