Latest Pimlico Race Course Stories

2014-03-25 12:24:39

BALTIMORE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing enthusiasts will flock to Baltimore, MD for the 139(th) Annual Preakness Stakes, part of the Triple Crown, which will be held at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 17 with a $1,500,000 purse. On the Infield, nationally recognized musicians take the stage headlined by Grammy Award winner Lorde. The race draws 100,000 people to Charm City and 10 million tune in on television. Fleet Street Kitchen's Executive Chef Chris Becker offers up his...

2012-06-10 23:03:44

Permanent Makeup New York Expert Sally Hayes is putting a happy face on the sad situation of “I´ll Have Another” being scratched from the 2012 Belmont Stakes and a chance at horse racing´s elusive Triple Crown. She is now giving away $500 vouchers for Permanent Makeup New York services at her new Tribeca location. Hayes´ original offer was contingent upon the favorite horse winning. Now her vouchers good for a full face treatment -- eyebrows, eyeliner, and lips,...

2011-05-16 07:00:00

BALTIMORE and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that Believe Wireless Broadband and the Maryland Jockey Club, owner of the Pimlico Race Course, have selected advanced Smart Wi-Fi systems and technology from Ruckus Wireless to deliver reliable, high-capacity Wi-Fi access at the world-famous Preakness Stakes horse racing event, taking place on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Believe Wireless Broadband has provided temporary Internet access to...

2009-09-22 17:13:59

Summer Squall, winner of the 1990 Preakness Stakes and sire of 1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic, was euthanized Tuesday, his former owners said. The 22-year-old thoroughbred was put down at Lane's Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of complications of old age and foundering, Dogwood Stable of Aiken, S.C., said in a release. Besides Charismatic, Summer Squall also sired 1996 2-year-old filly champion Storm Song. Summer Squall was a vital part of Dogwood's success, and we had the deepest...

2009-05-20 20:35:48

Filly Rachel Alexandra went through her first workout Wednesday since winning the Preakness Stakes and her trainer remained undecided about her next race. Rachel Alexandra returned to work at Churchill Downs, as did Mine That Bird -- winner of the Kentucky Derby and runner-up to the filly at the Preakness. After becoming the first filly to win the Preakness in 85 years, Rachel Alexandra galloped Wednesday and was scheduled to do so again Thursday. A decision has yet to be made whether she...

2009-05-16 18:28:49

Three-year-old filly Rachel Alexandra won Saturday's $1.1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird was second and Musket Man third. Jockey Calvin Borel, who was aboard Mine The Bird in the Kentucky Derby, was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby winner and then ride a different horse in the second leg of racing's Triple Crown. Rachel Alexandra is the first filly in the Preakness since 1999 and the first to win the Preakness since Nellie...

2009-05-14 16:31:35

Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course Thursday received provisional accreditation to hold Saturday's Preakness, the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown. The action was taken by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Safety and Integrity Alliance following a review of Pimlico's racing operations after a lengthy certification process, which included a 48-page written application and an in-depth, on-site review, the NTRA said in a release. Pimlico was found to be in compliance with the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.