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Preakness Stakes

Carlsen's Trifecta and Tal's Magic

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

After the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen collected two more world titles last week in Dubai, winning the FIDE Rapid and Blitz championships, new comparisons were inevitable. Now he might be compared to a horse or a long distance runner, I thought.

7 Things That Prove It's Been A Loooooong Wait For A Triple Crown Winner

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

No one under the age of 36 has ever seen a horse win the Triple Crown. California Chrome will attempt to end the drought on June 7th with a win at the...

Derby Winner Primed For Preakness Success

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths. The...

5 Things To Know About The Preakness

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — If trainer Art Sherman coughed, no one would care. When his horse coughs, that's news. Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome cou...

10 Things To Know About The Preakness

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday's Preakness Stakes – either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to se...

Looking For A Preakness Longshot?

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bob Baffert would settle for a competitive effort from Govenor Charlie in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. An upset...

Guide To The Preakness

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challenger...

Triple Crown Bid

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Everything's a go for Orb. The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for photograp...

Packers Legend Has Derby Horse

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers great Paul Hornung is looking to pull an upset in the Preakness with his 3-year-old colt Titletown Five ...

'I'm More Excited Than Nervous'

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joel Rosario is on the ride of his life. He is the nation's leading jockey and has been piling up victories in big r...

Goldencents Looks For Preakness Reversal

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Goldencents will try for a historic turnaround in the Preakness Stakes after running 17th in the Kentucky Derby. No ...

Preakness Post Position: Derby Winner Draws Rail

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb. ...

Orb Faces Friend At Preakness Stakes

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Illinois Derby champion Departing played together as foals in the lush pastures of Claiborne Farm in centra...

Engaging the Elusive Millennial

Liz O'Connell | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Just like the NFL, the NBA and the PGA, horse racing is seeking a younger, broader audience.

Triple Crown Dreams Often Dashed At Belmont

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.20.2012 | Sports

-- Since Affirmed last won horse racing's Triple Crown in 1978, 11 3-year-olds have won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness - but fallen short ...

Preakness Winner I'll Have Another in Live Bid for the Triple Crown

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.20.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Having taken both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes from the favored Bodemeister, I'll Have Another will have three weeks to further hone his lethal homestretch kick.

Triple Crown Winners

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

A look at the horses who have won thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown — the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. I'll Have Another can becom...

Another Triple Crown?

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven 3-year-olds have won the Triple Crown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes). Nineteen have failed by losing in the B...

I'll Have Another Wins Preakness

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE — I'll Have Another had Bodemeister in his sights again, a shot at the Triple Crown hanging in the balance. Two weeks ago, he ran dow...

LIVE: Preakness Stakes

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

Mix yourself up a black-eyed susan (or whatever it is that Kegasus is pouring) and get ready for the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes. Enteri...

Trainer Seeks 6th Career Preakness Win

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was nestled on a corner bench in front of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course, thinking back to a ...

Can Bodemeister Bounce Back At Preakness?

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Judging by his appetite and appearance, Bodemeister has rebounded nicely from his vigorous trip in the Kentucky Derby and is ready to shi...

Trainer Looks To Defend Preakness Title

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Trainer Dale Romans was back at Pimlico on Friday morning for the first time since he won last year's Preakness with Shackleford. ...

Can 'New Shooters' Win Preakness?

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- The "new shooters" are all long shots in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The new-shooter angle has long been studied by handicappers...

Failed Breathalyzer Costs Hall Of Fame Jockey Preakness Ride

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux won't ride in Saturday's Preakness after failing a Breathalyzer test in New York. ...