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.
It’s been an interesting year in Baltimore, with some local stories taking the national spotlight, especially with local athletes.
California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologized Monday for his bitter remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.
Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse’s bid to end racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought.
Getting ready for the big race. Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome is preparing for the biggest race of his life.
Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is creating excitement here in Maryland as California Chrome fights for the Triple Crown.
California Chrome has visited the Belmont Park paddock and galloped his usual two miles in preparation for his bid to win horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years.
California Chrome was unfazed by a chance encounter with an opossum that crossed the track at Belmont Park as the Triple Crown hopeful was ending his gallop.