Rosie Napravnik’s roots in Maryland run so deep, many get the impression the highly successful jockey was born there.
If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it’s the colt’s health.
Only two more days until the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes. Before the big race comes Black-Eyed Susan Day.
A businessman who owned thoroughbreds that ran at Pimlico suggested to the track’s owners decades ago that his employees would be happy to make the racing blanket desired by every Preakness trainer.
Dick Jerardi of Express Bet and writer for the Philadelphia Daily News joined Scott and Jeremy to give his preview of the upcoming Preakness Stakes.
Pimlico odds maker Keith Fuestle joined Scott and Jeremy on Thursday to give his predictions for Saturdays 139th running of the Preakness Stakes.
From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.
Bob Costas joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Preakness Stakes
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has been made the heavy 3-5 favorite for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew a favorable post position in the 10-horse field.
The drumbeat of negative news from the Maryland horse industry may be over. The influx of casino money is raising the amount a horse can win at Maryland racetracks.
The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has arrived at Pimlico Race Course, where he will try to keep his Triple Crown bid alive in Saturday’s Preakness.
California Chrome ridden by Victor Espinoza won the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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.