• Equine injury and mainstream media: a bad exacta on Preakness day
    Homeboykris winning the Grade I Champagne with Edgar Prado at Belmont Park in 1999. He was one of two horses to die at Pimlico on Saturday. Horse racing found itself in the spotlight on Saturday afternoon but not quite in the way that it wanted to. The day was supposed…
    via Brooklyn Backstretch on May 23, 2016 9:16 am
  • BARN Episode 5/23/16
    Jason recaps all the action from a huge Preakness Stakes Weekend.
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on May 23, 2016 9:03 am
  • Mullins (nearly) Conquers the World
    Willie Mullins raised both hands. Like a crossing guard in front of an inferno, Mullins stood as Rachel Robins slowed Nichols Canyon, the six-time Grade 1 winner, sides heaving, nostrils flaring like hazards on a flipped-over car, tossed his head in the air and searched for balance. David Porter halted…
    via This is Horse Racing on May 23, 2016 8:51 am
  • Winner’s Circle-May 23
      Weekend Highlights Captured on Video  
    via Tournament Edge on May 23, 2016 8:14 am
  • Racing Dudes Three Stars of the Week
    1. Exaggerator 2. Takeover Target 3. Wild Dude
    via Racing Dudes on May 23, 2016 7:00 am
  • Record-Breaking Preakness Weekend: Saga of Triumph and Tragedy
    HALLANDALE BEACH, FL., May 23, 2016—Just got to love Thoroughbred racing’s Classics: All of it; the pomp, circumstances and performances; animals giving their all, expert horsemanship and, of course, controversy. What’s racing without it? First the bad news: Leave it to the Drudge Report and other major media outlets, even…
    via Pricci’s On the Line on May 22, 2016 9:32 pm
    NEIL CALLAN: BLAZING A TRAIL UNDER THE RADAR “Didn’t they say the same thing about Basil Marcus?” Well-known barrister, larger-than-life character and horse owner Kevin Egan, who has seen all sides of horse racing in Hong Kong over very many years- the good, the bad, the ugly and the…
    via RacingB*tch on May 22, 2016 8:13 pm
  • And Then There Was Slew…The Preakness
    Past the Wire AND THEN THERE WAS…SLEW THE PREAKNESS By Amy Nesse           Jonathan Stettin and Past The Wire are proud supporters of The Jockeys’ Guild         Watch for details for our live interactive Belmont Day webinar. We will have early discounted registration…
    via Past the Wire on May 22, 2016 7:40 pm
    BUT THERE’S MUCH MORE TO HONG KONG’S FAVOURITE RACING SON… TONY CRUZ: THE BRUCE LEE OF HONG KONG RACING When John Hardie wrote that “Tony Cruz Is Not The Greatest Thing Since Fried Rice”, and how the then-young Champion jockey of Hong Kong had an apparent penchant for “fast…
    via RacingB*tch on May 22, 2016 6:30 pm
  • The Rivals
    Exaggerator wins the 2016 Preakness ahead of Cherry Wine and Nyquist. And Corey Lanerie on the runner-up gives winning jockey Kent Desormeaux a pat on the back as they gallop out after the wire. Exaggerator gets a Beyer speed figure of 101 for his Preakness Stakes win over Pimlico’s sloppy…
    via Jessica Chapel / Railbird v2 on May 22, 2016 1:09 pm
  • WASH
      EXAGGERATOR rode the rail in the stretch to a big win in the Preakness – 101 Beyer Figure. He is a son of Dawn Raid, an Ontario bred mare who comes from the family of Eternal Search – CINDY PIERSON DULAY PHOTO           HE WAS…
    via Thoroughblog on May 22, 2016 9:55 am
    1. The Daily Racing Form ‘s description of how the Preakness was run cogently depicts why Nyquist lost the first race of his career: “Nyquist was sent hard from the gate to outrun Uncle Lino to his inside and Awesome Speed to his outside, but he and Uncle Lino sped…
    via Horse Racing Business on May 22, 2016 9:14 am
  • No Triple Crown, No Problem: Belmont Stakes Coming Up Big
    For the first time in three years, the Triple Crown will not be on the line in the Belmont Stakes. Casual fans may disagree, but I am looking forward to the June 11 classic just as much without it. The reason being, I see this edition of the last huge…
    via Zipse at the Track on May 22, 2016 5:26 am
  • So was Exaggerator’s Preakness just a glitch – or the day the tide turned?
    Exaggerator and Kent Desormeaux winning the Preakness. Photo: winstarfarm.com Bob EhaltMay 22, 2016Ehalt won the Tags: Preakness Stakes Exaggerator Nyquist Cherry Wine American Pharoah Keith Desormeaux Kent Desormeaux Doug O’Neill Big Chief Racing WinStar Farm Belmont Stakes
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on May 22, 2016 5:00 am
  • The Horse That Changed My Life: with John Campbell
    (Editor’s Note: This item originally appeared on the Ontario Racing website in 2015 under a section called For The Love Of Racing which still adds new stories weekly. Harness Racing Update will periodically republish some stories from the archives and plans to add original ones here featuring the stories of…
    via Harness Racing Update on May 22, 2016 2:23 am
  • Indiana Rising
    Thanks to top stakes horses Wiggle It Jiggleit, Freaky Feet Pete, Always B Miki, Rockin Ron, Colors A Virgin, Natural Herbie and more, Indiana-sired horses are all the rage on the Grand Circuit. by James Platz When the trio of Colors A Virgin, Freaky Feet Pete and Always B Miki…
    via Harness Racing Update on May 22, 2016 2:21 am
  • No Battle
    The much-hoped-for battle between Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit never materialized as Montrell Teague took full advantage of the rail to pilot Wiggle It Jiggleit to an easy 1:49.4 victory Saturday in Northfield Park’s $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie by Bob Roberts In pre-race interviews, Wiggle It Jiggleit’s…
    via Harness Racing Update on May 22, 2016 2:18 am
  • NOLA Fairgrounds may have seen last of Desormeaux: Ruth claims Nyquist’s ride among the all-time worst!
    By Warren Eves Two questions following Saturday’s Preakness. 1. Has the Fairgrounds seen the last of trainer Keith Desormeaux? 2. Were the riding decisions made by Mario Gutierrez to blame for Nyquist’s first defeat. We chatted with Keith several times in the Fairgrounds
    via Price Horse Central on May 21, 2016 11:54 pm
  • What were those 2016 Preakness Payouts?
    Are you looking for the 2016 Preakness payouts? We can help!
    via Hello Race Fans! on May 21, 2016 7:30 pm
  • Exaggerator rolls by Nyquist to win Preakness for Desormeaux Brothers
    The quest for the Triple Crown will not make the trip to Belmont Park. Nyquist had beaten his rival Exaggerator in all four previous occasions, but under the Maryland rains, and a sloppy main track at Pimlico, the tables were turned in the 2016 Preakness Stakes. The previously unbeaten Kentucky…
    via Zipse at the Track on May 21, 2016 2:09 pm
  • Here & There – Preakness Day
    It's Preakness morning. It's raining. It's 55 degrees. But this is a game played outdoors. Be prepared. Here's a little this and that from Preakness Week.
    via This is Horse Racing on May 21, 2016 9:54 am
  • The breeding of Nyquist: a little twist of fate that led to pure gold
    It never ceases to amaze. Every year, months upon months of preparation and speculation and wonderment are over in two quick moments of…Continue reading on Racing Reviewer »
    via Racing Reviewer – Photo Essays on May 21, 2016 9:01 am
  • Ten Things You Should Know: Preakness
    A clock malfunction, a change of venue, a notorious party scene and a pristine piece of art are just a few of the things you should know about the Preakness.
    via Hello Race Fans! on May 21, 2016 8:45 am
    NYQUIST on Thursday morning at Pimlico – by Cindy Pierson Dulay – www.horse-races.net                         IT’S PREAKNESS DAY! The second jewel of the American Triple Crown and the rain has already been falling in Baltimore. The current odds (tweeted by…
    via Thoroughblog on May 21, 2016 8:34 am
  • Battle Time!
    The Battle of Lake Erie this year is one of the most anticipated races of the year as we have the first match-up of two horses who look to battle for Pacer of the Year if not Horse of the Year, Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit.  But it…
    via View from the Grandstand on May 21, 2016 6:58 am
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