Thursday, May 17, 2012

Preakness

  • (CBS News) The Triple Crown contest shifts Saturday to Baltimores Pimlico Race Course, where surprise Kentucky Derby winner Ill Have Another will attempt to be the Run for the Roses first victor to win the Preakness Stakes since Big Brown in 2008.
  • (CBS News)
  • Its not (like) that at all, he said. Ive had many of the top trainers, jockeys, owners come to me with their complete support. Theres not been one person come to me to say anything the opposite way. Hall of Fame trainer D.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • (AP) BALTIMORE - Doug ONeill could have been insulted. The Preakness odds had just been announced and the Kentucky Derby winner was second favorite behind a horse he ran down and defeated two weeks earlier. ONeill smiled.
  • (CBS News)
  • Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's big Preakness moment will come Saturday when his horse, Tiger Walk, leaves the gate. But for John Warnack, CEO of the Center Club, the real action is Thursday night.
  • (The Business Journal)
  • After six months off to recover from the wear and tear of a North American record 22 straight victories, Rapid Redux will be retired next week to Kentucky Horse Park, his owner Robert Cole and trainer David Wells said.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • BALTIMORE — With five Preakness Stakes victories in the past 32 years, D. Wayne Lukas has a lot of things figured out. He knows it's time to worry about a horse when he's 30-1 "and nobody's asking for your opinion.
  • (Washington Times)
  • The 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Track is going to have plenty of long shots worth taking a look at—but that doesn't mean all of them are created equal.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • BALTIMORE — D. Wayne Lukas didnt waste much time after the Kentucky Derby deciding that Optimizer would run in the Preakness. About 30 seconds, the Hall of Fame trainer and five-time Preakness winner said.
  • (Sporting News)
  • The Kentucky Derby was headlined by Ill Have Another, an extremely over-looked horse, taking home the victory. At the Preakness, it will happen again.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)

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