Stories tagged: Preakness
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
Cloud Computing stole the Preakness, and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
New horses among Preakness challenges facing Always Dreaming
After Always Dreaming’s win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the colt will be running in the Preakness with a bulls-eye on his back.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness
Always Dreaming is headed to the Preakness in two weeks, when the Kentucky Derby winner is likely to face several fresh horses that skipped the first leg of the Triple …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Preakness winner Exaggerator 9-5 favorite in Belmont Stakes
Preakness winner Exaggerator is the 9-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 13 entered for Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
Exaggerator wins Preakness on tragic day for racing
Exaggerator won the Preakness, ruining Nyquist’s bid to become horse racing’s second Triple Crown winner in two years.
UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Preakness day tragedy: Two horses on undercard die
In a tragic start to Preakness day, the winner of the first race at Pimlico Race Course has died on his walk back to the barn.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post position for Preakness Stakes
Doug O’Neill couldn’t have done any better if he picked Nyquist’s post position himself.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
In Brief: Cavs blow out Raptors 115-84 in Game 1
LeBron James hardly missed and scored 24 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off before a long layoff by …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Derby winner Nyquist heads to Preakness; new rivals await
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist heads to Baltimore on Monday to prepare for the Preakness, where the undefeated colt could face up to 13 rivals including nine new shooters seeking to …
Sun., May 17, 2015
American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next
BALTIMORE – Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. A drenched racetrack. …
Sat., May 16, 2015
American Pharoah favored to win Preakness, set up Triple Crown try
BALTIMORE – American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn’t look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip …
Fri., May 15, 2015
Derby winner American Pharoah special horse from start
BALTIMORE – From a Kentucky horse farm to a sales ring in Saratoga to Bob Baffert’s barn at Santa Anita, American Pharoah has given every indication he is a champion …
Thu., May 14, 2015
Derby winner American Pharoah 4-5 favorite for Preakness
Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah has been made the 4-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s Preakness and will attempt to win it from the unfavorable No. 1 post to set up …
Mon., May 11, 2015
Will Orioles, Preakness help soothe ravaged Baltimore?
BALTIMORE – Looting, rioting and violence has left Baltimore rattled and in a state of repair. Officials hope a big sports week has a healing effect on the beleaguered city. …
Sat., May 9, 2015
Preakness: Easy for Derby winner American Pharoah, or not?
Now comes the easy part for American Pharoah – the Preakness Stakes. At least that’s the way Bob Baffert sizes up the next race on the Triple Crown trail.
Mon., May 4, 2015
Derby winner likely for Pimlico
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras. Reluctant at first, the Kentucky Derby winner …
Sun., May 18, 2014
California Chrome wins Preakness; Triple Crown try next
BALTIMORE – It gets even harder from here on out for California Chrome. He won easily in his home state of California, he dazzled in the Kentucky Derby and he …
Sat., May 17, 2014
California Chrome looks for golden Preakness
BALTIMORE – California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over 5 lengths. The Kentucky Derby winner has had it his …
Sat., May 18, 2013
Orb considered class of Preakness field
BALTIMORE – Everything’s a go for Orb. The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for photographers between nibbles of grass outside …
Sun., May 12, 2013
Preakness may end up with dozen
BALTIMORE – Some years, Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator Coley Blind has to turn horses away from the Preakness. He and other members of the staff may look through the …
Tue., May 7, 2013
Orb trainer preps colt for Triple Crown bid
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it’s time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing from his Hall of Fame resume. …
Sat., May 12, 2012
Challengers lining up to take on I’ll Have Another
After I’ll Have Another’s surprising win in the Kentucky Derby at 15-1 odds, the California colt will be running in the Preakness with a bull’s-eye on his back as perhaps …
Sat., May 21, 2011, 4:10 p.m.
Shackleford holds off Animal Kingdom to win Preakness
Shackleford battled for the lead from the start and held off a late charge from Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom to win the Preakness Stakes.
Sat., May 15, 2010, 4 p.m.
No Triple Crown this year
Lookin at Lucky won the Preakness, ending Super Saver’s bid to become the first Triple Crown winner in 32 years.
Sat., May 15, 2010
He’s not just front-runner
BALTIMORE – The words “I told you so” never actually came out of Todd Pletcher’s mouth, but the sentiment has lingered nonetheless. For months, one of the knocks on Pletcher’s …