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Preakness Stakes

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  • Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year

    Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year
    Ticket sales for Saturday's 139th Preakness are running ahead of last year, as the event's past success and star power of featured musical acts allow organizers to curtail advertising. With the spotlight on the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome...
  • Ride On Curlin hopes to follow 'Chrome's footsteps in Preakness

    Ride On Curlin hopes to follow 'Chrome's footsteps in Preakness
    Ride On Curlin finished a distant seventh in the Kentucky Derby, yet he was treated like a rock star Monday on his trip from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Pimlico Race Course. That's what happen if you happen to be one of California Chrome's wing,...
  • Preakness forecast: Muddy but sunny, temperatures around 70

    Preakness forecast: Muddy but sunny, temperatures around 70
    Rainy weather is forecast this week leading up to the 139th Preakness Stakes, but a partly cloudy day with highs around 70 degrees is forecast for the event itself. Chances for showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy...
  • Ten years after winning Preakness with Smarty Jones, John Servis takes aim at Black-Eyed Susan

    Ten years after winning Preakness with Smarty Jones, John Servis takes aim at Black-Eyed Susan
    Mounted next to Stall 40 in the Preakness Stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course is a three-foot plaque emblazoned by black-eyed susan flowers. Each year, Stall 40 houses the Kentucky Derby winning thoroughbred, and the adjacent wooden sign commemorates the...
  • California Chrome to arrive at Pimlico on Monday

    California Chrome to arrive at Pimlico on Monday
    Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is scheduled to arrive at Pimlico Race Course Monday afternoon after a charter flight from Louisville. The likely Preakness favorite galloped 1 żż miles at Churchill Downs Friday, with assistant trainer Alan...
  • Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown bets horses with Maryland ties in Preakness

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown — a candidate in the Democratic gubernatorial primary — says he attended the Preakness Day as an "official state function" rather than a campaign event. He may be duty-bound to attend Maryland’s signature horse-...
  • Picture-perfect day at Preakness

    Picture-perfect day at Preakness
    A record Preakness crowd saw the Kentucky Derby winner streak to victory Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, tantalizing fans with the possibility that California Chrome will be the first horse in nearly four decades to win racing's coveted Triple Crown....
  • Homicide investigating after man shot in head in East Baltimore

    Homicide investigating after man shot in head in East Baltimore
    Homicide detectives were called to the scene of an East Baltimore shooting late Saturday, in which police said a man was shot in the head. The shooting around 11 p.m. capped off a day in which the city saw several incidents of gun violence. A man was...
  • Man shot and killed near Pimlico

    Man shot and killed near Pimlico
    A man was shot and killed Saturday just a few blocks from the Pimlico racetrack where crowds were gathered for the Preakness Stakes, police said. Officers went to the corner of W. Belvedere and Elmira avenues at 4:30 to investigate a shooting. The...
  • Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings

    Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings
    Two more people were shot late Saturday, continuing a violent weekend in which one person was killed a block from the Preakness Stakes and six others were wounded by gunfire. The homicide and eight non-fatal shootings since late Friday occurred in...
  • Social Inclusion is the first Preakness horse to arrive at Pimlico [Video]

    Social Inclusion is the first Preakness horse to arrive at Pimlico [Video]
    Social Inclusion was the first Preakness to arrive at Pimlico. His trainers prepare him for the May 17 race.
  • The Sun Remembers: May 18-24

    May 18, 1996: Pat Day becomes the first jockey to win the Preakness three straight times as Louis Quatorze leads all the way after finishing 16th at the Kentucky Derby. May 22, 1976: Though his school has no track facilities, Aberdeen's Jerome Deal...