| May 16, 1993
Prairie Bayou escaped a near brush with disaster yesterday and won the first Preakness Stakes in modern times in which a horse suffered a fatal injury. The death of Union City, who had to be humanely destroyed after fracturing sesamoid bones in his...
| May 17, 1992
A horse that had been scorned by jockeys, but was loved by the bettors won the 117th running of the Preakness yesterday at Pimlico Race Course. Pine Bluff became only the second favorite in the last decade to win the race and spoiled the Triple Crown...
| May 19, 1991
With a race as brilliant as his Kentucky Derby effort was bad, Hansel gained a dramatic measure of redemption with a seven-length victory in the 116th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course yesterday. Ridden by Jerry Bailey, the 9-1 shot cruised to the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:05 PM
BENSALEM, Pa. Parking and admission are free at Parx Racing. It was that way long before the casino rose in the massive parking lot off Street Road, the property bordered by Route 1, I-95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The racetrack building, which...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:42 PM
This week, a horse will arrive from California and briefly turn a track on Street Road in Bensalem, Pa., into the epicenter of North American thoroughbred racing.
For at least a couple of minutes on Saturday, the sport will turn its eyes to Parx Racing....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, ready to race Saturday for the first time since his ill-fated bid for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes, is the even-money favorite in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby.
Is facing Chrome right...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:04 AM
It was a night "Breaking Bad" proved victorious in its showdown with "True Detective." A night "Modern Family" couldn't be stopped. A night Julia Louis-Dreyfus swapped spit with Bryan Cranston. A night Gwen Stefani made us (almost) forget about John...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Bob Clancy's selections for four stakes races Saturday at Saratoga Race Course:
Ballston Spa (Grade 2)
Post time: 3:59 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles (inner turf); Purse: $250,000
CENTRE COURT (5-1) has been training very well since a sluggish...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The racehorse that this spring caught the nation's fancy but lost the Triple Crown may be running next month at the Parx Casino and Racing facility in Bucks County.
California Chrome, a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner who lost at the Belmont Stakes,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Bob Clancy's selections for three Grade 1 races Saturday at Saratoga Race Course:
A.G. Vanderbilt Handicap
Post time: 4:40 p.m.; Distance: 6 furlongs; Purse: $350,000
BAHAMIAN SQUALL (8-1) makes only his second start since December but could have...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Racing's Triple Crown flame has been rekindled.
An unlikely horse named California Chrome, bred in California, owned by two men in their first-ever racing partnership, and trained by a 77-year-old former jockey who works out of a quarter horse track...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Horse racing fans are in the midst of the gallop toward the most prized award in the sport - with California Chrome two-thirds of the way to the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing - given to the horse that wins each of the three main American horse...