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  • On The Fly: American Pharoah Keeps Triple Crown In Play

    American Pharoah became America's best buddy Saturday by winning the Preakness Stakes two weeks after winning the Kentucky Derby. Now, Belmont will mean something. It will mean everything, actually. American Pharoah will try for the Triple Crown on June 6...
  • Notes: A poor finish for Firing Line and a record handle for Pimlico Race Course

    Notes: A poor finish for Firing Line and a record handle for Pimlico Race Course
    Sheltering from the rain in the paddock just behind trainer Bob Baffert at Pimlico Race Course, Firing Line trainer Simon Callaghan watched the Preakness unfold on a small television monitor, surrounded by horsemen, reporters and television cameras. By...
  • Pharoah The Rain King At Preakness

    BALTIMORE — It's difficult to win the Kentucky Derby and leave your supporters mildly disappointed. But so great is American Pharoah's talent that some people seemed crestfallen when he didn't fly away with the first leg of the Triple Crown. The...
  • American Pharoah Wins Preakness In Driving Rain

    American Pharoah Wins Preakness In Driving Rain
    BALTIMORE (AP) — American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the Belmont Stakes to become the sport's first...
  • D. Wayne Lukas has made a career out of 'going where I don't belong'

    D. Wayne Lukas has made a career out of 'going where I don't belong'
    Much of D. Wayne Lukas' career goes back to the 1980 Preakness Stakes. Then 44, Lukas came to Pimlico Race Course as an outsider, known more for his success racing quarter-horses in California and coaching a little high school basketball on the side...
  • What time does the Preakness Stakes start?

    What time does the Preakness Stakes start?
    The 140th running of the Preakness Stakes is scheduled to begin at 3:18 p.m. PDT on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The second gem in horse racing's Triple Crown will be broadcast on NBC, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Post time is set for 3:05 p....
  • Happening Saturday: Preakness Stakes, 'Avenue Q,' and more

    Happening Saturday: Preakness Stakes, 'Avenue Q,' and more
    -140th Preakness Stakes: To many, the Preakness represents American greatness, athleticism, and spectacle. To everyone else, it’s a time to appreciate the always-entertaining grab-bagged horse names. Racing this year we have, of course, Kentucky...
  • Catching Up With ... 1960 Preakness winner and Hall of Fame jockey Bobby Ussery

    Catching Up With ... 1960 Preakness winner and Hall of Fame jockey Bobby Ussery
    On Saturday, Bobby Ussery planned to head out to Gulfstream Park — a 10-minute drive from his place on the beach — take a seat in the Horsemen's Lounge, watch the Preakness on the big screen ... and step back in time. Fifty-five years ago,...
  • American Pharoah has made believers out of many with Derby win

    American Pharoah has made believers out of many with Derby win
    Asked to identify the link between his previous five Preakness winners, Bob Baffert did not hesitate. "We actually had the best horse every time I won here," the Hall of Fame trainer said. "It's what makes trainers look great, the best horses."...
  • Notebook: Trainers of long-shot horses not ready to concede to Preakness' 'big three'

    Notebook: Trainers of long-shot horses not ready to concede to Preakness' 'big three'
    With much of the focus leading up to Saturday's Preakness on the "big three" horses — American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund — trainers of the other contenders are quick to acknowledge their quality without laying the Black-Eyed Susan...
  • Carroll resident makes mark on Preakness with big, fashionable hats

    Carroll resident makes mark on Preakness with big, fashionable hats
    While some come for the horse racing, others come for the party atmosphere. But the one aspect of the Preakness Stakes, held today at the Pimlico race track in Baltimore, that you just can't miss — particularly if stuck behind one — is the...