Preakness 2017

 

Digest (Feb. 24): Colonel Sharp powers to victory at Laurel Park

Colonel Sharp of Rising Sun Racing Stables made a sweeping move on the outside and powered down the stretch to a 1¾-length victory in Saturday's featured second race at Laurel Park . Colonel Sharp ($11.40), a gelded 5-year-old son of Colonel John, ran 5½ furlongs in 1:24:01 over a sloppy, sealed...

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    Hal Earnhardt is bullish on Ax Man's future

    The Earnhardt name is known throughout the country for strong cars and big personalities. But it’s not always about Dale and Dale Jr. If you’ve ever spent a day in the Phoenix area and watched more than an hour of television you’ve probably seen a car commercial for an Earnhardt Auto Center dealership....

  • Digest (Feb. 2): Laurel Park cancels six races Friday due to wind

    Digest (Feb. 2): Laurel Park cancels six races Friday due to wind

    High winds forced the Maryland Jockey Club to cancel the final six races of Friday's card at Laurel Park . Management made the decision to cancel prior to the fourth race, which marked the start of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 sequence. The popular multi-race wager will have a jackpot carryover of $2,045...

  • It will be a bittersweet day at Santa Anita for Peter Miller

    It will be a bittersweet day at Santa Anita for Peter Miller

    Peter Miller stood on the stage at Gulfstream Park accepting an award on behalf of his first Eclipse Award winner. It was a moment of a lifetime in a career that includes nine training titles and more than $40 million in purses. But he was nervous, and it wasn’t over the speech he was giving. “I...

  • Pegasus World Cup festivities | Photos

    Pegasus World Cup festivities | Photos

    The Pegasus World Cup International at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach wasn't all about the horses. The world's richest thoroughbred race drew international attention, featuring blue carpet arrivals and a Liv nightclub pop-up venue with performances by chart-topping rapper Post Malone, Ludacris,...

  • Hyde: What a country — Geroux passes citizen test, wins $16 million race | Commentary

    Hyde: What a country — Geroux passes citizen test, wins $16 million race | Commentary

    His wife is American. His young children are American. His father, who like Florent Geroux was French, wanted to live in America and for that to happen the son needed to become an American citizen himself. “It was important for me to become a citizen here,” Geroux said. This led to the craziest,...

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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...

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