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Race-by-race picks for Memorial Day racing at Pimlico Race Course

Gabby Gaudet's and Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Monday's Memorial Day card at Pimlico Race Course: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 2 Fast Talk, No. 4 Enduring Warrior, No. 1 Wainscott Salter's selections: No. 8 Hail the General (price play), No. 6 Awesome Type, No 4....

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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...

  • Celebrities mingle, watch and wager at Preakness

    Celebrities mingle, watch and wager at Preakness

    A Victoria's Secret supermodel, a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and a Heisman Trophy winner were just a few of the many celebrities and notable people who attended the 142nd Preakness. In Under Armour's fifth year hosting a large tent and Pimlico owner the Stronach Group's second entertaining...

  • Preakness InfieldFest performances were more about the party than the music

    Preakness InfieldFest performances were more about the party than the music

    When the Preakness established the InfieldFest in 2010 — as a response to it ending its infamous bring-your-own-alcohol policy a year earlier — it aimed to create a mini music festival. Judging from this year's lineup, which featured country star Sam Hunt and the electronic dance music hit-maker...

  • Preakness has long been a haven for favorites

    Preakness has long been a haven for favorites

    Anthony Bonomo doesn’t put much stock in the fact that Always Dreaming, the horse he owns with childhood friend Vinnie Viola and watched win the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago at Churchill Downs, goes into the 142nd Preakness Stakes as a heavy favorite. Nor does it make much of a difference to Bonomo....

  • Preakness Day begins: Track is wet under overcast sky

    Preakness Day begins: Track is wet under overcast sky

    Preakness Day is officially upon us. The national anthem was just sung. Seven horses are getting ready for the first race of a 14-race program. It's overcast and cool. The track is wet after last night's thunderstorms -- which caused the Orioles and Blue Jays to play past midnight -- but there...

  • Black-Eyed Susan win was emotional for jockey from Maryland

    Black-Eyed Susan win was emotional for jockey from Maryland

    Nik Juarez celebrated his victory in Friday’s Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course by taking his father, Calixto, and Taylor Logue, a former high school wrestling teammate at Winters Mill High in Carroll County, out to dinner. Juarez said he was in bed in his father’s home in Westminster...

  • Updated odds and media picks for today's race

    Updated odds and media picks for today's race

    The Maryland Jockey Club released updated 142nd Preakness odds and how media experts see today's race: 1. Multiplier 24-1 2. Cloud Computing 19-1 3. Hence 30-1 4. Always Dreaming 4-5 5. Classic Empire 5-2 6. Gunnevera 10-1 7. Term of Art 60-1 8. Senior Investment 45-1 9. Lookin At Lee 10-1 10....

  • Race-by-race picks for today's Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course

    Race-by-race picks for today's Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course

    Gabby Gaudet and Stan Stalter's race-by-race picks for Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course today: Race 1, 10:30 a.m. post time Gaudet's selections: No. 5 Spring Quality, No. 1 Connemara Coast, No. 6 Kaitain Salter's selections: No. 5 Spring Quality, No. 6 Kaitain, No. 7 Cause He’s Western Race...

  • One year after two horses died on Preakness Day, measures taken to prevent repeat

    One year after two horses died on Preakness Day, measures taken to prevent repeat

    A year after two horses died under different circumstances after going down at Pimlico on Preakness Day, procedures are in place to help ensure that kind of tragedy won't be repeated during the races leading up to the 142nd running of the event — or in the featured race itself.

  • Catching up with George Bolton and Curlin

    Catching up with George Bolton and Curlin

    For George Bolton, the date, Feb. 4, 2007, is set in stone. Never mind that, 10 years ago on that Super Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts won it all. It was another colt, a thoroughbred named Curlin, that changed Bolton's life that day. Bolton, from Brooklandville, was attending a pre-game Super Bowl...

  • Actress wins the 93rd Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

    Actress wins the 93rd Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

    The skies over Pimlico Race Course opened up shortly before the start of Friday’s featured race, the 93rd Black-Eyed Susan Stakes. A few minutes later, the track seemed to open up for Actress, a 12-1 long shot who used the prestigious race to break her maiden.

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