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October 3, 2020

Swiss Skydiver defeats Derby-winner Authentic at the wire in the Preakness Stakes

Nick Roush 6:04pm October 3, 2020 10/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Score one for the girls. Swiss Skydiver went toe-to-toe with Kentucky Derby winner, Authentic, to win the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes by a nose. Trained by Kenny McPeek, Swiss Skydiver is the first filly to win this leg of the Triple Crown since Rachel Alexandra in 2009. SHE BEAT THE BOYS! It’s only…

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Fall Stars Saturday and a Pandemic Preakness at Pimlico

Chad Lashbrook 11:30am October 3, 2020 10/3/20 Comments Disabled

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The final leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown takes place this weekend, along with MLB playoffs, the NBA Finals, football, the French Open and the Keeneland fall meet.  The 2020 Pandemic Preakness is unique both in its spot on the calendar (1st Saturday in October as opposed to the 3rd Saturday in May) and its…

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September 28, 2020

Preakness Stakes Post Positions and Morning Line Odds, Presented by NYRA Bets

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20 Comments Disabled

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May 21, 2020

Throwback Thursday: It’s been 15 years since Afleet Alex’s Improbable Preakness Win

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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On this date in 2005, tragedy almost shook the horse racing world. Instead, one incredible horse defied all laws of physics and won the 130th Preakness Stakes. Two weeks after Giacomo stunned the horse racing world as a 50-1 winner of the Kentucky Derby, Afleet Alex was prepared to bounce back from a bad ride…

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May 16, 2020

Pimlico Green Lights October Race Date for 2020 Preakness Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The date has been set for the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore announced horse racing’s top three-year-olds will compete for the Black-eyed Susans on October 3. The move is great news for Triple Crown hopefuls. Instead of only two weeks between the first and second legs, horses will have…

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May 18, 2019

24th horse dies at Santa Anita Park, another dies at Pimlico Race Course

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm May 18, 2019 5/18/19

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24 horses have now died in five months at Santa Anita Park in California. Commander Coil, a 3-year-old gelding, sustained a shoulder injury while galloping during training hours on Friday morning and had to be euthanized. It was the 24th fatality since December 26 and the first since March 31. “Equine shoulder injuries are rare,…

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May 7, 2019

I can’t think of a good reason to watch the Preakness now

Drew Franklin 8:45pm May 7, 2019 5/7/19

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With interest in horse racing as high as it has been in a long time (thanks, controversy!), the sport’s next big race is very un-interesting. Horse racing’s two biggest stars at the moment — Maximum Security and Country House — will both skip the second leg of the Triple Crown, each for different reasons. Maximum…

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