Thursday, April 29 2010


EVENLY MATCHED THREE-YEAR OLDS SET FOR SATURDAY’S TESIO STAKES


BALTIMORE, 04-29-10---Three trainers who have had runners finish in the money in the Preakness Stakes in recent years will saddle three-year-olds in the Federico Tesio Stakes this Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. The Tesio has catapulted such runners as Deputed Testamony, Oliver’s Twist and Magic Weisner to Preakness stardom in its 29 previous runnings.

Mike Trombetta (2006 Preakness runner-up Sweetnorthernsaint), Graham Motion (Icabad Crane-third in the 2008 Preakness after winning the Tesio) and Derek Ryan (Musket Man third last year) will start runners in Saturday’s headliner.





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Saturday, April 24 2010


DALE CAPUANO SHOWCASING PIMLICO DOMINANCE


BALTIMORE, 04-24-10---Trainer Dale Capuano has saddled four sprint winners this week, taking three races on the turf and one on the main track. The 47-year-old sits atop the Pimlico training standings with five winners from 10 starters after five live racing days of the spring meeting.

Capuano’s strong showing started on Thursday when Daily Candy ($13.80) beat allowance runners on the grass. Naseeb ($7.20) topped claiming maidens on the turf in Friday’s 3rd race and Beer Stien ($5.80) was a popular winner over $10,000 claimers in the nightcap, also on the turf.





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Tuesday, April 20 2010


The Preakness 5k Has Reached the Starting Gate


(Baltimore, Md.) April 20, 2010--- The Maryland Jockey Club and sports marketing and event management company Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. (CSE) announced today the creation of the Preakness 5k to benefit the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. For the first time on May 8, 2010 at 10 a.m., Marylanders and others alike will be able to run on the historic Pimlico course.

"The Preakness 5K kicks-off our inaugural partnership with Komen for the Cure, which we will celebrate at The People’s Pink Party on Black-Eyed Susan Day, Friday, May 14,” said Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas."We are honored to be working with the folks at Corrigan Sports, who run a first class operation and are respected as preeminent race organizers in Baltimore. For the first time ever, race participants will actually circle the world famous dirt track at Pimlico, which will welcome the finest three-year old thoroughbreds the following week at the 135th Preakness Stakes. We invite everyone to grab their running shoes on May 8th and join us as we race to raise money & support for Komen!"





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Sunday, April 18 2010


BALTIMORE BOB MOTORS TO VICTORY IN HENRY CLARK STAKES


BALTIMORE, MD. 4-17-10---Robert Gerczak & Kaygar Stable’s Baltimore Bob delivered one for the hunch players in this afternoon’s feature at Pimlico Race Course, the $70,000 Henry S. Clark Stakes. Today is opening day at the historic Baltimore track and the aptly named Baltimore Bob was both the program and post time favorite.

A crowd of 9,191 turned out under cool conditions to enjoy the afternoon at Pimlico, which will feature live racing through Saturday, May 22. The signature race of the stand is the 135th Preakness® Stakes, the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, which is four weeks from today, Saturday, May 15.





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Friday, April 16 2010


BALTIMORE BOB HEADLINES HENRY CLARK STAKES


BALTIMORE, 04-16-10---It has to be synchronicity, the experience of two events that are casually unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner. Pimlico Race Course kicks off the marquee meeting of the Maryland racing year at the historic Baltimore track on Saturday. The favorite in the Saturday feature is Baltimore Bob.

Nine runners will race a mile on the turf in $70,000 Henry Clark Stakes. Baltimore Bob (8-5) wintered in Louisiana and returns after posting a number of strong grass efforts this winter. The son of Malibu Moon raced on Pimlico’s turf last year, finishing sixth in the Clark and eighth in the Grade II Dixie Stakes on the Preakness undercard. His winter campaign included a third place finish the Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap in mid-February.





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Thursday, April 15 2010


PIMLICO SPRING MEETING OPENS SATURDAY AFTERNOON


BALTIMORE, 04-14-10---Live racing in Maryland shifts to historic Pimlico Race Course Saturday, April 17 for the spring meeting. The headline event of the six-week stand is the 135th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (Grade I), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, on May 15. The marquee meet of the Maryland racing season will feature 18 stakes races for purses of $2,435,000. Preakness weekend features 15 stakes races for more than $2.2 million.

The Friday, May 14 card features seven stakes races, six for fillies and mares. Pimlico has partnered with Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, to raise funds to aid awareness and research on Friday’s Black-Eyed Susan Day. In addition to the 86th running of the Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the day will feature an historic pari-mutuel race showcasing legendary retired female riders as well as the second annual $50,000 Pimlico Jockey Challenge, where eight of the na­tion’s top jockeys compete in four races with points award­ed based upon their finish.





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Wednesday, March 31 2010


Pimlico Partners With Susan G. Komen for the Cure On Black-Eyed Susan Day


BALTIMORE, March 31, 2010---Pimlico Race Course and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, announced today a partnership to raise funds to aid awareness and research to take place on Black-Eyed Susan Day, Friday, May 14, 2010. Pimlico has pledged to raise a minimum of $100,000 for Komen for the Cure. Fifty percent of the funds raised will go to the Komen Maryland Affiliate to use for community outreach programs in Maryland and 50% will be used for life-saving breast cancer research.

In addition to the 86th running of the Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the day will feature an historic pari-mutuel race showcasing legendary retired female riders as well as the second annual $50,000 Pimlico Jockey Challenge, where eight of the na­tion’s top jockeys compete in four races with points award­ed based upon their finish.





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Wednesday, March 24 2010


MI DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO MAGNA ENTERTAINMENT PLAN OF REORGANIZATION


March 23, 2010, Aurora, Ontario, Canada – MI Developments Inc. ("MID") (TSX: MIM.A, MIM.B; NYSE: MIM) today announced that the Plan of Reorganization in respect of Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC") and certain of its subsidiaries, jointly proposed by MEC, MID and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of MEC (the “Creditors Committee”), was amended to provide for the transfer of Maryland Jockey Club ("MJC") to MID. The original Plan, including the litigation settlement to be implemented by the Plan, was announced by MID on January 11, 2010.

Rather than being sold by MEC pursuant to an auction as originally contemplated, MJC will form part of the assets of MEC that are to be transferred to MID under the amended Plan. In return for the transfer of MJC, MID will pay the secured and unsecured claims of MJC creditors to the extent allowed or agreed in an estimated amount of US$23 million to US$25 million. The amended Plan also provides that the amount to be paid by MID to the non-MJC unsecured creditors of MEC pursuant to the Plan will be increased from US$75 million to US$89 million.





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Friday, March 19 2010


2010 Preakness InfieldFEST Announced


PLATINUM SELLING ROCK GROUP O.A.R. AND GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ZAC BROWN BAND TO HEADLINE INFIELD CONCERT ON PREAKNESS DAY

BALTIMORE, 03-19-10---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced 2010 Preakness InfieldFEST, presented by Budweiser Select, will include performances by Grammy Award winner Zac Brown Band and Platinum selling musical group O.A.R. Both bands will play extended sets on the main stage in the public Infield on Saturday, May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

The famed Preakness® Stakes, the middle jewel of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, is the largest single day sporting event in the state of Maryland with attendance figures topping six-figures in eight of the last 10 years, including a record 121,263 in 2007.





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Wednesday, March 17 2010


PIMLICO STAKES SCHEDULE WORTH MORE THAN $2.4 MILLION


BALTIMORE, 03-16-10---The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2010 Pimlico spring stakes schedule today after reaching agreement with both the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association. The schedule was approval by the Maryland Racing Commission earlier this afternoon at its monthly meeting.

The headline event of the six-week stand that begins Saturday, April 17 is the 135th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (Grade I), the middle jewel of the famed Triple Crown, on May 15. The 20-day meeting at the historic Baltimore track will conclude Saturday, May 22.





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Monday, November 23 2009


TALAMO WINS FIVE, INCLUDING MOCCASIN ABOARD BICKERSONS


INGLEWOOD, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2009) — Jockey Joe Talamo capped a four-win afternoon with a victory aboard eastern horse Bickersons in the $100,000 Moccasin Stakes on Sunday at Hollywood Park.

Talamo, 19, rode a perfect race, briefly relinquishing the lead on the backstretch when Bickersons was challenged by Neeko, and the Canadian-bred had plenty left when challenged by favorite Crisis of Spirit rounding the far turn.





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Friday, September 18 2009


Jim McKay Maryland Million News


At a news conference held this morning at Sports Legends Museum in downtown Baltimore, the Maryland Million, a program for the offspring of Maryland-based stallions, has been officially designated as Jim McKay Maryland Million after the Maryland General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in support during the 2009 Legislative Session.

McKay, the Hall of Fame broadcaster, originally proposed the Maryland Million concept and remained Chairman of the Board until his death on June 7, 2008. The newly minted Jim McKay Maryland Million will take place at Laurel Park on Saturday, Sept. 26. Delegate Sandy Rosenberg, Dist 41 (D) spearheaded the effort to honor McKay. Rosenberg and Mary McManus Guba, McKay’s daughter, attended the news conference.





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