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Digest: Eyeplayeveryday wins upset in $75,000 Find Stakes at Pimlico

M & D Stables homebred Eyeplayeveryday ($19) took the lead in midstretch and held off a closing English Minister to capture the $75,000 Find Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. The upset victory over 1-5 favorite Phlash Phelps completed a sweep of the Maryland-bred stakes in the nine-race...

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  • Songbird returns to racing at Santa Anita on Saturday

    Songbird returns to racing at Santa Anita on Saturday

    Songbird, a burgeoning star on the horse racing landscape, returns to racing Saturday at Santa Anita for the Grade 2 $200,000 Summertime Oaks. It would be her eighth win in eight starts. When trying to find words to describe her dominance, if her total margin of victory of 35 ½ lengths isn’t enough,...

  • Analysis, betting tips for Friday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Analysis, betting tips for Friday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Stan Salter's analysis and betting tips for Friday's race card at Pimlico Race Course: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 8 Amain, No. 2 My Team, No. 5 Skip the Punch Amain overcame trouble and still won last time and he finds a soft spot against this bunch today for trainer Claudio Gonzalez....

  • Analysis, betting tips for Thursday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Analysis, betting tips for Thursday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Stan Salter's betting tips and analysis for Thursday's race card at Pimlico Race Course: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 4 Mountain Hero, No.  7 Midnight Surfer, No. 5 Great Smoke Mountain Hero appears to be lone speed in here and leading rider Feargal Lynch will most likely take advantage...

  • All-time winningest jockey Russell Baze retires

    All-time winningest jockey Russell Baze retires

    Russell Baze, the all-time winningest jockey with 12,842 victories, is hanging it up after 42 years. His last race was a second-place finish aboard Wahine Warrior in the 10th race Sunday at Golden Gate Field. According to the Paulick Report, he told longtime agent Ray Harris: “That’s it. I’m going...

  • Creator upsets heavily favored Exaggerator to win the Belmont Stakes

    Creator upsets heavily favored Exaggerator to win the Belmont Stakes

    Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux appeared to have Exaggerator perfectly positioned as he sat mid-pack in a field of 13 in the 148th Belmont Stakes on Saturday. But when he asked for the tremendous late kick that allowed his mount to rally for second in the Kentucky Derby and to win the Preakness...

  • Analysis, betting tips for Sunday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Analysis, betting tips for Sunday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Gabby Gaudet's analysis and betting tips for Sunday's race card at Pimlico Race Course: Race 1, 1:10 p.m. post time Selections: No. 2 Take a Left, No. 7 High Above Georgia, No. 6 Pro Daddy Take a Left finds himself against a slightly easier group here and in a race devoid of a clear pacesetter....

  • Exaggerator heads Belmont Stakes field

    Exaggerator heads Belmont Stakes field

    American Pharoah made history last year when he dominated the Belmont Stakes before a crowd capped at 90,000 fans to end a 37-year wait for a Triple Crown champion. Exaggerator, this year’s favorite, seeks a historical footnote on Saturday. Exaggerator can become the first Kentucky Derby runner-up...

  • Exaggerator's trainer in spotlight for Belmont Stakes

    Exaggerator's trainer in spotlight for Belmont Stakes

    NEW YORK (AP) — While he always says he's thankful just for being able to train horses, Keith Desormeaux stops short of characterizing his newfound success as a dream come true. "I guess it would be if I didn't think we could accomplish it," Desormeaux said as he stood near the finish line at Belmont...

  • Baltimore Sun's Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Robert E. Meyerhoff

    Baltimore Sun's business and civic Hall of Fame honoree: Robert E. Meyerhoff

    Robert E. Meyerhoff was already a prominent businessman, philanthropist, art collector and racehorse breeder in Maryland when he was approached in 1988 by a young black university administrator on a mission: Freeman A. Hrabowski III, who would soon be named president of the University of Maryland,...

  • Analysis, betting tips for Saturday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Analysis, betting tips for Saturday's race card at Pimlico Race Course

    Gabby Gaudet's analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Pimlico Race Course: Race 1, 12:45 p.m. post time Selections: No. 1 Miss Wilby, No. 2 Cursive, No. 3 E Lizzy Miss Wilby looks like she can get the jump on this short field from the rail post. Cursive posts a sharp bullet workout...

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