BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: A detail view of a starting gate for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Preakness Preview: Pharoah Warms Up, Nerves For Verve & Wet Weather?

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah and stablemate Dortmund stretched their legs for the first time at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday in preparation for Saturday’s Preakness.


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Protest Of Baltimore Police Actions Planned On Preakness Day

Some groups opposed to Baltimore police actions in the Freddie Gray case plan to rally in downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon.



Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.


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Derby Winner American Pharoah Has Dreaded Rail For Preakness

Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.


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Derby Winner’s Triple Bid Could Be Derailed By Stablemate

To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.


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Lukas Has Himself Preakness Long Shot In Mr. Z

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas sat outside the Pimlico stakes barn Wednesday morning, wondering if Mr. Z would run in the Preakness on Saturday.


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Barbaro’s Owners Back At Preakness With Divining Rod

Roy and Gretchen Jackson are heading back to the Preakness as owners for the first time since Barbaro’s fateful trip to Pimlico nine years ago.


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Preakness Preparations Underway At Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course

Horses, hats and millions and millions of dollars in prizes. We are counting down to the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes right here in Baltimore.


LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02:  American Pharoah #18, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races Firing Line #10, ridden by Gary Stevens, down the frontstretch to the finish line during the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Hall Of Famer Stevens Looking To Turn Tables In Preakness

Gary Stevens came within a length of his fourth Kentucky Derby win when Firing Line finished second to American Pharoah.



Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.


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Trainer Todd Pletcher Taking A Pass On The Preakness

The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.


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Derby Winner American Pharoah A Likely Go In Preakness

Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.