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May 18th, 2019

Standing against Dixie, Preakness favorites in Late Pick 4 at Pimlico

A $2 million-guaranteed Late Pick 4, encompassing the most important and historic stakes held at Pimlico on Preakness Day, is a good sequence we’re hoping […]

May 16th, 2019

Preakness: Two Contenders and a Question Mark

by Nicole Schiveley When was the last time the Preakness Stakes (G1) was run with the absence of the Kentucky Derby’s (G1) top three finishers? […]

May 15th, 2019

Exacta a good bet in the 2019 Preakness

Although the post-time favorite recently went on a long and unprecedented winning streak in the Kentucky Derby (G1) (2013-18), the Preakness (G1) is generally considered […]

May 14th, 2019

Pedigree fun facts for 2019 Preakness

The dozen contenders expected in Saturday’s Preakness (G1) bring notable pedigrees into the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. Although none is by a Preakness […]

May 12th, 2019

Projected cast for 2019 Preakness: How the Middle Jewel is shaping up

For the first time since 1951, the principals from the Kentucky Derby (G1) are all absent from the Preakness (G1). But if the Middle Jewel […]

May 7th, 2019

An early look at the 2019 Preakness “new shooters”

As has become more often the case in recent years, “new shooters” will outnumber Kentucky Derby (G1) participants when the field for the $1.5 million […]

December 30th, 2018

Why the Preakness is my 2018 Race of the Year

When first thinking about the “Race of the Year” topic, I couldn’t settle on just one. Enable’s historic victory in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) […]

Belmont Park Triple Crown winners scenic 2015
May 21st, 2018

Will Justify win the Triple Crown? Depends upon your interpretation of the Preakness

The Sunday after Justify withstood a punishing Kentucky Derby (G1) pace, and defied the “Apollo curse” as a Derby winner who was unraced at two, […]

May 20th, 2018

2018 Preakness Stakes News & Notes

Close to two weeks ago, Justify splashed his way home under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs to capture the 144th running of the Kentucky […]

May 20th, 2018

Justify prevails in 143rd Preakness Stakes

Justify wears the Black-Eyed Susan blanket after winning the 143rd edition of the Preakness Stakes (G1) (c) Cecilia Gustavsson/Horsephotos.com Justify held on by a half-length […]

May 19th, 2018

Hanson: How I’m Playing the Preakness and the Late Pick 5

A disappointing week weather-wise continues for Preakness Day, but we’ll try and make the best of it by cashing a few tickets. Here’s a look […]