Chalon came back from a layoff to score easily in the Skipat Stakes under Javier Castellano. Trainer Arnaud Delacour had her ready to fire her A-game and she did. She finished the six furlongs in 1:09.46 and paid $3.20 as the odds on choice. Covfefe ran a hole in [...]
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 [...]
Repole Stable's Always Shopping, who broke her maiden in stakes company, heads a field of nine probable starters in the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (Grade 2) at Pimlico Race Track on May 17 in the test for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/8 miles. Always Shopping, trained by Todd Pletcher, [...]
After Actress ran a huge second in her debut, I tabbed her as a runner. TRACKING TRIPS members knew it. Unfortunately I didn't capitalize on Saturday, but I was happy to hear plenty of TRACKING TRIPS members did. This is what my notes said: Actress (#10, 12/1) ran at Pimlico [...]
Both the Black Eyed Susan and Pimlico Special to be run on Friday the day before the Preakness have come up competitive. Both races have storied histories and I like seeing them regain some status they lost recently. Read about Friday's Black Eyed Susan and Pimlico Special here......