Saturday, May 16 2015
PREAKNESS STAKES QUOTES
Winning trainer Bob Baffert (American Pharoah): “What a day for Baltimore. They really needed this after all they’ve been through. I’m really happy for them. I just love coming here.”
“He’s just an amazing horse. Everyone talks about the greatness and it’s just starting to show now. To me, they have to prove it. Today the way he did it, he just ran so fast. Iit was like poetry in motion.”
Friday, May 15 2015
PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES - 5.15
Justin Zayat Living the Dream with American Pharoah
Firing Line Has a ‘Good Morning’ at Pimlico
Casse Expects Less Stressful Trip for Danzig Moon
BALTIMORE – With his obligations as a student at New York University completed, Justin Zayat, racing manager for Zayat Stables, spent Friday morning at Pimlico Race Course checking up on his family’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, American Pharoah.
Thursday, May 14 2015
Preakness News & Notes - 5.14
Derby Winner American Pharoah, Dortmund Gallop with High Energy
Stevens High on Derby Runner-Up Firing Line
Danzig Moon Gets Acquainted with Pimlico Track
BALTIMORE – After watching Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund gallop over the track at Pimlico for the first time Thursday morning in preparation for Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), trainer Bob Baffert said that he liked what he saw.
Wednesday, May 13 2015
Preakness Draw Quotes and Draw Sheet
American Pharoah 4-5 Morning-Line Favorite for Saturday’s Preakness
Kentucky Derby Hero Headlines 8-Horse Field for Middle Jewel of Triple Crown
BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah was installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.
PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES - 5.13
Five Preakness Entrants En Route from Kentucky to Pimlico
Baffert Awaits Arrivals of American Pharoah, Dortmund
Mr. Z Sold, Entered in Preakness Stakes
Firing Line ‘Fit and Fresh’ for Preakness Stakes
Divining Rod: The Name Game
Corrales Confident Bodhisattva Ready to Step Up
BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah boarded a plane bound for Baltimore-Washington International Airport following a quiet Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Preakness News & Notes - 5.12
American Pharoah, Dortmund Looking Good in Morning Gallops
Firing Line Completes Preakness Preparation at Churchill
Materiality Removed from Preakness Consideration
Javier Castellano Picks Up Mount on Divining Rod
Danzig Moon Full of Energy for Preakness
Bodhisattva Seeking to Make Name for Himself
BALTIMORE – Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place Derby finisher Dortmund galloped 1 ½ miles on a mild Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs.
Monday, May 11 2015
Preakness Notes 5.11
Baffert Joins Preakness Contenders at Churchill
Pletcher Decision on Preakness Due Tuesday Morning
Firing Line Open Gallops a Second Day
Bodhisattva True Success Story for Owner/Trainer
Danzig Moon, Tale of Verve Continue Preakness Preparation at Churchill
BALTIMORE – Five-time Preakness-winning trainer Bob Baffert was back at Churchill Downs Monday morning to get his first live look in a week at Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and Kaleem Shah’s third-place finisher Dortmund.
Saturday, May 09 2015
Preakness News & Notes - 5.9.15
Danzig Moon Confirmed for Start in 140th Preakness Stakes
Divining Rod Breezes Half Mile at Fair Hill Training Center
American Pharoah, Dortmund, Firing Line Gallop at Churchill
BALTIMORE – Assistant trainer Norman Casse confirmed Saturday morning that John Oxley’s Danzig Moon will ship from Churchill Downs to Pimlico Race Course to compete in the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16.
Friday, May 08 2015
Preakness Notes 5.8
Tale of Verve’s Connections Taking Serious Look at Preakness
American Pharoah, Dortmund, Firing Line Gallop toward Preakness
Status Quo for Preakness Probable Mr. Z; Danzig Moon Possible
Pletcher Still Evaluating Quartet of 3-Year-Olds
BALTIMORE – Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke’s decision on Tale of Verve’s status for the 140th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course May 16 will likely rest on their analysis of last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1).
PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES - May 7
Baffert Likes What He Sees in American Pharoah, Dortmund
Lukas-Trained Mr. Z ‘Probable’ for Middle Jewel
Stewart ‘Thinking’ about Preakness for Tale of Verve
Grand Bili Possible New Shooter for Preakness
BALTIMORE – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Thursday that he expects both
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund to be starters in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.
Wednesday, May 06 2015
Black-Eyed Susan Day Stakes Draw 277 Nominations
Preakness Eve Card Offers Eight Stakes Worth $1.18 Million
Maryland-Based Stars Ben’s Cat, Page McKenney, Talk Show Man Among Nominees
BALTIMORE – A total of 277 horses were nominated for eight stakes worth $1.18 million that highlight a spectacular Black-Eyed Susan Day program Friday at Pimlico Race Course.
PREAKNESS NEWS & NOTES - May 6
Divining Rod Confirmed for May 16 Preakness Stakes
Pletcher Quartet Under Preakness Consideration
American Pharoah, Dortmund Walk Shedrow
Firing Line Returns to Track for Morning Jog
BALTIMORE – Trainer Arnaud Delacour confirmed Wednesday that Lael Stable’s Divining Rod is on course to run in the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16.