Latest Preakness Stakes News

Racetrack owner: No plan to keep Preakness in Baltimore

Mar. 22, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Pimlico Race Course owner says there's no plan to keep the signature Preakness Stakes race in Baltimore, despite what Mayor Catherine Pugh has said. The Baltimore Sun reports Pugh told members of the Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday that her team successfully negotiated to keep the...

Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes

Mar. 20, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has ratcheted up a bitter dispute with the owners of a historic racetrack in an effort to seize a nearly 150-year-old course and block the move of one of America's premier horse races out of the city where it was first run in 1873. Under state law, the Preakness Stakes —...

Kentucky Derby, Preakness winner Silver Charm turning 25

Feb. 21, 2019 4:55 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Hall of Fame thoroughbred Silver Charm is celebrating his silver anniversary birthday, and Old Friends retirement facility is hosting a party for him. The farm says fans can submit an original greeting card on paper or in digital format for a card contest to wish Silver Charm a happy...

Game Winner among 362 horses eligible for Triple Crown

Feb. 6, 2019 12:56 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Unbeaten Game Winner, winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and last year's 2-year-old champion, is among 362 3-year-old thoroughbreds made eligible during the early nomination period to compete in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Other top horses include Gunmetal...