Preakness 2017

 

Baffert likes outside draw for Arrogate in Pacific Classic

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club held the post-position draw for the TVG Pacific Classic on Tuesday evening, and when the world’s top-ranked horse, Arrogate, got gate No. 8 in a field of eight, a few observers groaned. Bob Baffert was not among them. For Saturday’s 1 1/4-mile race on dirt that will...

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  • Espinoza now belongs ... in racing Hall of Fame

    Espinoza now belongs ... in racing Hall of Fame

    In every sport there are athletes who approach greatness carefully. In hockey, for instance, most players will refuse to even touch the Stanley Cup for fear that somehow by doing so, they would be prevented from ever winning it. Victor Espinoza is not a superstitious man. But that doesn’t mean...

  • 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. 3 Participate, No. 1 Enigma, No. 6 Disqualified Race 2, 1:40 p.m. Selections: No. 4 Horseshoe Harbour, No. 8 Invisible Crown, No. 1 Feel Proud Race 3, 2:10 p.m. Selections: No. 8 Peace...

  • Curlin Road wins it by a nose in Cougar II Handicap

    Curlin Road wins it by a nose in Cougar II Handicap

    As Curlin Road and Hard Aces battled tooth and nail down the length of the Del Mar stretch Wednesday, it was tough to determine a winner of the 11/2-mile Cougar II Handicap on the main track. Three jumps before the wire Curlin Road had the head boob. Two jumps before it was Hard Aces. At the wire,...

  • Fair Hill recommended to host large international equestrian event

    Fair Hill recommended to host large international equestrian event

    The U.S. Equestrian Federation’s board of directors have chosen Maryland’s Fair Hill over a competing site in Virginia to permanently host an annual international event of jumping, cross country and dressage. The board made the decision Monday night to recommend Fair Hill over the other finalist,...

  • Baffert: Badly beaten Arrogate will run in Pacific Classic

    Baffert: Badly beaten Arrogate will run in Pacific Classic

    Trainer Bob Baffert believes Arrogate just had “one of those days” Saturday. “It happens,” Baffert said Sunday of his 4-year-old colt’s monumental upset loss in the San Diego Handicap. “It’s happened to me before. “Physically, he is good. If he puts out another effort like that, I think you’d have...

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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 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. 6 On Tanterhooks, No. 1 Baltic Art, No. 4 Silver Romeo Salter's selections: No. 1 Baltic Art (best bet), No. 2 Liquid Aloha, No. 3 Bourban Commander Race...

  • 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:...

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