2024 Preakness Stakes Latest News and Notes

Thu May 16 2024TwinSpires Staff

The 149th running of the Preakness S. is quickly upon us. Our Preakness News and Notes offers all our coverage in one place to act as the ultimate guide to aid in your betting experience.
Pat Day Mile shows power of horses cutting back to one turn

Wed May 15 2024J. Keeler Johnson

When handicapping one-turn stakes races for three-year-olds during and after the Road to the Kentucky Derby, favoring horses with experience running long in Derby preps can reap dividends.
Preakness: How do Derby alumni vs. new shooters compare?

Tue May 14 2024J. Keeler Johnson

For many years, the Preakness (G1) at Pimlico was dominated by horses exiting the Kentucky Derby (G1) two weeks prior. But trends are shifting, and now “new shooters” who did not compete in the Derby are winning the Preakness with regularity.
Everything to know about the 2024 Preakness post positions

Tue May 14 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Post positions for the 2024 Preakness (G1) at Pimlico were drawn on Monday, with a nine-horse field slated to contest the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Notes on Royal Ascot hopefuls in Gulfstream Park’s Royal Palm Juvenile Stakes

Fri May 10 2024Kellie Reilly

One year after launching Crimson Advocate to Royal Ascot stardom, Gulfstream Park hopes to unleash more successful prospects in Saturday’s Royal Palm Juvenile and its fillies’ counterpart.
Racing Roundtable: Kentucky Derby 150 and Oaks takeaways

Wed May 08 2024TwinSpires Staff

The Racing Roundtable reconvenes to discuss Mystik Dan's win in the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1) plus Thorpedo Anna's Kentucky Oaks (G1) victory, which gave trainer Kenny McPeek and rider Brian Hernandez Jr. a rare Kentucky/Oaks double.
When a horse willingly races inside and through traffic, take note

Tue May 07 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Some horses are uncomfortable racing inside and behind rivals and fail to run their best when asked to do so. Others don’t mind at all, opening the door for perfect ground-saving trips.
Brisnet Late Pace rating report for the 2024 Kentucky Derby

Sat May 04 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Bettors wondering which horses are most likely to handle 1 1/4 miles in the Kentucky Derby (G1) are advised to analyze Brisnet Late Pace ratings.
Tipsheet: 2024 Kentucky Derby

Sat May 04 2024John Mucciolo

A full field of sophomores will travel 1 1/4 miles over the famed Churchill Downs surface in the 150th running of the $5 million Kentucky Derby (G1).
Storylines to watch for 2024 Kentucky Derby

Sat May 04 2024Kellie Reilly

The 150th Kentucky Derby (G1) promises to be a vintage renewal, befitting the special historical occasion.
2024 Kentucky Derby run styles

Fri May 03 2024James Scully

Let's examine run styles for the horses in the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1)
Dosage Index and birthdates for 2024 Kentucky Derby contenders

Thu May 02 2024Kellie Reilly

Since the Dosage Index became a Kentucky Derby (G1) handicapping tool a few decades back, some interest remains in how the current contenders stack up.
Tipsheet: 2024 Kentucky Oaks

Mon Apr 29 2024John Mucciolo

An overflow field of 16 three-year-old fillies has entered Friday’s $1.5 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.