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Preakness Stakes

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  • Itsmyluckyday coming to Preakness

    Itsmyluckyday coming to Preakness
    Itsmyluckyday will get another shot at Orb. The Eddie Plesa Jr.-trained colt will train toward a Preakness run, his connections told Pimlico officials Tuesday. They'd been mulling over whether or not to go to the gate for the 138th running of the second...
  • Preakness Looks contest rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall...
  • Preakness 2013 fashion contest: Pin it to win it

    Preakness 2013 fashion contest: Pin it to win it
    We've shown you our Preakness-inspired fashion ideas. Now, we want to see what you've got in your wardrobe - and we're putting tickets to see Kenny Chesney at stake. Put together your best Preakness look, and share it with us on Pinterest before noon on...
  • Rock star status: Preakness horses get royal treatment

    Rock star status: Preakness horses get royal treatment
    Handlers used special massage techniques to soothe Goldencents' muscular frame and sudsy sponges to stimulate the shine and bloom on the Preakness competitor's chocolate-colored coat — while a sizable entourage seemed transfixed. Outside the...
  • No word on whether screamin' Tom Brady will show up for Preakness

    No word on whether screamin' Tom Brady will show up for Preakness
    By now you've surely seen the video, below, of Tom Brady getting super, duper excited about Orb winning the Kentucky Derby. In it, he runs over to congratulate Ogden Phipps II, son of co-owner Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps. I'm not sure how they know each...
  • Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall

    Departing's entry in Preakness leads to homecoming for Nicole Stall
    Nicole Stall boarded the first plane to Maryland she could catch when she heard of Benjamin Boniface's death last June. She was there to grieve the death of a boy she had known since his birth. But also to work. In the days after the 20-year-old's death...
  • Funny Approval victorious in Barbara Fritchie at Laurel Park

    Funny Approval went to the front and never looked back, posting an upset victory in the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park on Saturday. A maiden win and two allowance scores at Mountaineer Park over the off-going were the credentials...
  • Preakness 2013 taps 'Top Chef' contestant to spruce up Pimlico's menus

    Preakness 2013 taps 'Top Chef' contestant to spruce up Pimlico's menus
    Company's coming to Pimlico Race Course. For the throngs expected at Saturday's Preakness, the hospitality team at Pimlico Race Course is bringing in 7,000 pounds of crab meat and 3,000 pounds of aged tenderloin. Did someone remember to get ice? Yes:...
  • Early Preakness forecast calls for sun, highs around 80 degrees

    Early Preakness forecast calls for sun, highs around 80 degrees
    The 138th Preakness Stakes has come into the 10-day forecast window, and the early outlook is looking (mostly) ideal -- sunny skies with highs around 80 degrees. Forecasting this far out leaves something to be desired as far as accuracy goes, to be...
  • Color Run to draw 25,000 to Camden Yards

    Color Run to draw 25,000 to Camden Yards
    Kate Joyce detests running. She has since she was in high school. But the prospect of trotting through vibrant clouds of yellow, blue, orange and pink has prompted her to make an exception this weekend. Joyce will be among 25,000 people participating in...
  • Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a 'sophisticated' task

    Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a 'sophisticated' task
    In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young horses will be monitored, poked and assessed down to the blood in their veins. The horses set to race in the 138th...
  • Racetrack handicapper has fresh face, old-school approach

    Racetrack handicapper has fresh face, old-school approach
    In the first week of her reporting internship for a horse-racing newspaper, Gabby Gaudet nervously approached one of the most celebrated figures in the sport. "Can you tell me how you first got involved in the game?" she asked Kelly Breen, who trained the...