Preakness 2017

 

Arrogate shocked in San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

If there’s been a bigger upset at Del Mar … well, it’s highly unlikely there has been. Arrogate, rated the top horse in the world and the all-time leading money winner among North American thoroughbreds, finished a shocking fourth Saturday as the 1-20 favorite in the $300,000 San Diego Handicap...

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  • Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 6 Scene of the Crime, No. 7 Holiday Hopes, No. 5 Weekend Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 4 Super Buddy, No. 5 Major Metro, No. 6 On a Positive Note Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections: No....

  • Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 5 Top Prospect, No. 6 Our Emerald Forest, No. 10 Prime Time Man Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 3 Buzz Lite, No. 2 Champions Dinner, No. 5 Ethan’s Escapades Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections:...

  • Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 2 Tightly Bridled, No. 11 Wainscott, No. 8 Animal Quiet Salter's selections: No. 8 Animal Quiet, No. 2 Tightly Bridled, No, 7 Chief Kitten Race 2, 1:40 p.m....

  • Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 4 Miss My People, No. 6 Fear the Fire, No. 8 Not a Coupon Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 3 Pledge of Love, No. 5 Cheryl's Way, No. 7 Notthatitmatters Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections:...

  • Santa Anita's right turn racecourse: no other track like it in America

    Santa Anita's right turn racecourse: no other track like it in America

    About 1 p.m. on Monday afternoon, for the 91st time since Santa Anita started its racing season the day after Christmas, a group of horses will break from the gate and run on the most unique racecourse in the United States. They will start gaining velocity as they head downhill on the grass, flatten...

  • Trainer Simon Callaghan gets reward with 2-year-old colt Run Away

    Trainer Simon Callaghan gets reward with 2-year-old colt Run Away

    It can be giveth and taketh away time in the horse racing business. Just ask trainer Simon Callaghan. He was the trainer for top 3-year-old filly Abel Tasman when the new owners decided to transfer the horse to Bob Baffert. Abel Tasman went on to win the Kentucky Oaks in May. Another owner, Kaleem...

  • Popular thoroughbred Ben's Cat, winner of 26 stakes, retired at age 11

    Popular thoroughbred Ben's Cat, winner of 26 stakes, retired at age 11

    Ben’s Cat, the late-blooming thoroughbred champion who thrilled Maryland racing fans and reinvigorated the career of Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury, was retired Tuesday at age 11. Ben’s Cat finished ninth in the 6-furlong Mister Diz at Laurel Park on Saturday, and Leatherbury felt he looked...

  • Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 5 Enigma, No. 1 Unspoken, No. 2 Cracking Good Pins Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 1 Nico Bree N Teej, No. 4 Hot N Spicy Love, No. 7 Free to Trump Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections: ’s...

  • Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 4 Vibrant Spirit, No. 5 Madame X, No. 3 Encinitas Salter's selections: No. 7 Hard Rockin Blues, No. 5 Madame X, No. 4 Vibrant Spirit Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Gaudet's...

  • Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 5 Hug a Tree (price play), No. 6 Charm City, No. 4 Sarah's Whisper Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 1 Mythos, No. 2 Goodbyeseeulater, No. 3 Senor Quickie Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections:...

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  • Preakness 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

    Preakness 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about Preakness 2017: Using our app? Go to http://bsun.md/2qSaF5J for an interactive FAQ. Search (delete to reset): Where? Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore When? Saturday, May 20 When does the race start? Post time for the Preakness Stakes is around...

  • An A-Z guide to Preakness 2017

    An A-Z guide to Preakness 2017

    One hundred and forty-four years ago, some Maryland horsemen wanted to prove their state could run with the big boys when it came to high-profile horse racing. Thus was born the Preakness Stakes, a race that has morphed into the Free State’s biggest annual party, when upwards of 100,000 people...

  • Race-by-race picks for today's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for today's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 5 Little Stormin, No. 4 Deep Red, No. 7 His Robes for Mine Salter's selections: No. 7 His Robes for Mine, No. 6 Menorah Lora, No. 3 Simonela Race 2, 1:40...

  • Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 4 Perennial, No. 1 Ticker Tape Parade, No. 6 Earned It Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 7 Brindabella, No. 5 Christmas Dinner, No. 1 Royal Brown Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections: No. 6...

  • Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 3 Demon Buster, No. 5 Willie B Mine, No. 6 To Dare Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 4 Kadie'shorseplay, No. 3 Saida, No. 5 Winner's Dream Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections: No. 3 Rose...

  • Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 8 Little Tricks (price play), No. 12 Jakesoutcaster, No. 5 Wilko's Goldeneye Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 6 Pappa Portmore, No. 2 Negrito, No. 7 Pomeroy's Package Race 3, 2:10 p.m....

  • Digest: Ben's Cat tops 'Class on the Grass' nominations at Laurel Park

    Digest: Ben's Cat tops 'Class on the Grass' nominations at Laurel Park

    Ben's Cat is one of 145 horses nominated to six turf stakes worth $450,000 as part of Laurel Park's "Class on the Grass" program Saturday. The six $75,000 stakes over Laurel's turf course mark the busiest and richest of seven stakes Saturdays during the 33-day summer meet. Maryland-bred/sired horses...

  • Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 8 Noontime Stroll, No. 2 Add Four, No. 4 Barcraft Salter's selections: No. 7 First Friday, No. 3 Smokin Hot Factor, No. 2 Add Four Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Gaudet's...

  • Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Saturday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 8 Champagne Time, No. 2 E Lizzy, No. 4 Tattersail Salter's selections: No. 8 Champagne Time, No. 2 E Lizzy, No. 1 Wisdom of Oz Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Gaudet's...

  • Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's race-by-race picks for Friday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 1 Here Comes Michael, No. 12 Quality Time, No. 8 Street Passage Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 3 Chief Tarhe (best bet), No. 2 Impressive Way, No. 7 Jackson S Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections:...

  • Digest: Shoulder surgery sidelines standout jockey Trevor McCarthy six months

    Digest: Shoulder surgery sidelines standout jockey Trevor McCarthy six months

    Jockey Trevor McCarthy, Maryland's leading rider two of the past three years who recently earned his 1,000th career victory, is in the early stages of recovery from successful surgery on his injured left shoulder this week. McCarthy's agent, Scott Silver, said the 23-year-old rider, who ranked...

  • Tapwrit passes Irish War Cry in the stretch to win the Belmont Stakes

    Tapwrit passes Irish War Cry in the stretch to win the Belmont Stakes

    The road to the winner's circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown. Tapwrit overtook favored Irish War Cry in the stretch to win by two lengths on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his third...

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