All blog posts tagged "preakness"

Surprises at Pimlico

Many Kentucky Derby winners have gone into the Preakness as the heavy favorite, and though some of them came away with a victory, there are others that failed to capture the Woodlawn vase, ending their... Read More

Viva Canonero! Part 2

As the Kentucky Derby hoopla began to quiet down, a stunned racing world was still trying to recover from the bombshell that had fallen on Churchill Downs. An obscurely bred, crooked legged, harlequin... Read More

Welcome Home, Alysheba

The day after the 1987 Preakness Stakes, I stopped at a service area on I-95 in Maryland on my way back home from the Preakness and called Jack Van Berg, asking if I could do a feature on him for the Thoroughbred... Read More

Did you just see that ?

Big Brown just blew away the competition once again and it was amazing to watch. Viewing Big Brown's race at the 134 Kentucky Derby was just as impressive as this win, when he pulled away in the 133 Preakness... Read More

Preakness Late Pick 4

For what it's worth (probably not much), here are my late Pick 4 selections for the Preakness day card. With Big Brown seemingly a "free" selection on the back end, it seems like a tantalizing Pick 4 to... Read More

No Method, Just Madness

By Joe Drape , Rick Dutrow doesn’t mince words. “I think that it’s our race to lose,” Dutrow said. “I think that he is the best horse in the race and I think if he breaks with the field, he... Read More

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