2021 Preakness Stakes field set

Medina Spirit, embattled first-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, drew post 3 in the field of 10 entered Tuesday afternoon for Saturday’s 146th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

The Saturday Special – May 8

Another Kentucky Derby in the books and all eyes on the Preakness Stakes, but first another Saturday filled with top-shelf racing from coast to coast and around the world.

Willowdale Picks & Preview

Normally, this would be Iroquois week but as we’ve learned in the last year plus nothing is normal. So…the steeplechase circuit does not go to Music City. But Pennsylvania’s Kennett Square, the Mushroom Capital of the World, will more than suffice with the Willowdale Steeplechase Saturday.

Down Royal moves up to win for Daltons

In 2008, Camden-based steeplechase trainer Kate Dalton answered a call from her neighbor, flat trainer Donna Freyer.

Motivational scores timber win for Thompson

When the entries for the Queen’s Cup allowance timber were finalized Friday, April 23, trainer Ted Thompson cautioned Motivational’s owners.

Slam Dunks: Pletcher, American Pharoah lone flat racing Hall of Fame inductees

The inevitable became reality late Wednesday morning with the announcement that trainer Todd Pletcher and Triple Crown winner American Pharoah were elected in their first year of eligibility into the National Museum of Racing’s 2021 Hall of Fame class.