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.
Some groups opposed to Baltimore police actions in the Freddie Gray case plan to rally in downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon.
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.
Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.
To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.
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.
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.
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.
Gary Stevens came within a length of his fourth Kentucky Derby win when Firing Line finished second to American Pharoah.
Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.
The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.
Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.