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Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia

2019-05-17T16:56:16-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia   By: Margaret Ransom This year marks the 144th Preakness Stakes, held once again at the historic Pimlico Race Course just outside of Baltimore. With many racing insiders calling for the race to be moved to the more modernized Laurel Park, located about 30 [...]

Rachel Alexandra’s 10th Anniversary

2019-05-17T11:25:49-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Rachel Alexandra: It's Been 10 Years By Mary Dixon Reynolds     It is difficult to believe it has been ten years since the super filly, Rachel Alexandra took us all on the ride of a lifetime during her 2009 campaign which culminated in an Eclipse Award for Horse [...]

Geo’s Preakness Analysis

2019-05-17T04:49:12-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Once again our Geo Sette brings us his detailed in depth analysis of this year's Preakness. Geo Sette #READY   The 144th Running Grade 1 Purse $1,5000,000.00 2019 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race # 13 Saturday May 18th, Est Post Time: 6:48PM   I’m happy to say that [...]

Majestic Prince: A Preakness to Remember

2019-05-16T19:20:30-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    50 Years Ago: A Preakness to Remember By Peter Lee The 1969 Preakness Stakes had it all - a thrilling stretch run, a claim of interference, and 22 long minutes of waiting before fans, jockeys, trainers and owners found out who was the winner. Sound familiar? Fifty years [...]

Preakness Betting Crib Sheet

2019-05-16T20:37:29-05:00May 16th, 2019|

  2019 Preakness Betting Crib-Sheet Nick D'Agostino We can’t have an American Pharoah or a Justify every year and we appreciate that as horse racing people, but this year’s crop of sophomores has left us completely scratching our heads as to the pecking order. After the one of the most [...]

Freeze Frame

2019-05-16T11:12:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    Freeze Frame   By Mike Valiante   The camera quality in everyone’s cell phone has made amateur photographers out of many of us with the emphasis on amateur. Professional photographers understand there is a lot more to the skill than the ability to point and click, especially when [...]

Hometown Hero: Jim McKay

2019-05-15T20:34:02-05:00May 15th, 2019|

    Hometown Hero: Jim McKay By Kate Richards                                                          There was a time in America when shocking, unforeseen events riveted us to one source of news, and this was one of them. It happened in Munich, Germany in 1972 when national teams had marched into a great gathering of [...]

Banamine, Bute What Is It?

2019-05-14T14:35:11-05:00May 14th, 2019|

    Banamine- Bute What Is It?   By: Paige Galindo   There is no argument that horses are amazing athletes. More than 60% of the horse’s body is made of muscle which means more than 700 muscles are powering the horse across the racetrack. Like all athletes, horses’ muscles [...]