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American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes in a romp

BALTIMORE - American Pharoah won the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes by seven lengths in driving rain on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.
Trainer Todd Pletcher to skip the Preakness

NEW YORK - The Preakness Stakes is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.Pletcher said Tuesday he will not enter any of the four horses he was considering for Saturday's...
Preakness Stakes could move to a different day, site, official says

BALTIMORE - There could come a time in the next few years when the Preak­ness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.
American Pharoah draws rail for Preakness

BALTIMORE - Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.The trainer watched in disbelief Wednesday as his Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah...
Bob Baffert, American Pharoah ready for 'easiest of the three legs' of the Triple Crown

Now comes the easy part for American Pharoah ? the Preakness Stakes.At least that's the way Bob Baffert sizes up the next race on the Triple Crown trail.The Hall of Fame trainer is 3-0 when...
Late jockey Chris Antley heads racing hall of fame class

...graded stakes races and 293 overall stakes and led North American riders with 469 wins in 1985. He also won the Preakness Stakes with Charismatic and ranked in the top 10 nationally in wins each year from 1984 through 1987.On Halloween in 1987...
Horse racing roundup: Materiality takes Florida Derby, remains unbeaten

...Prince Bishop pulled away from race favorite California Chrome on the home straight to win the $10 million race by 2 3/4 lengths.California Chrome, the U.S. horse of the year, has not won on dirt since the Preakness Stakes last year.
Dogwood's Campbell to receive prestigious award

...Merit in 2013.Campbell moved his stable to Aiken in the mid-1980s and has won two Triple Crown races, the 1990 Preakness Stakes with Summer Squall and the 2013 Belmont Stakes with Palace Malice.
Ramblin' Rhodes: Trolley tour is way to learn history of North Augusta

...Maryland, My Maryland, which is the official song of the state of Maryland. It's always sung at the start of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown.The statue in front of Sacred Heart Cultural Center at 13th and Greene streets...
Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice comes up short in Whitney

...not him."Palace Malice entered the race as co-favorite for Horse of the Year honors with Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome. Campbell had planned to run him Aug. 30 in the Woodward Stakes and Sept. 27 in the Jockey...