Horse Racing

Early Voting edged betting favorite and Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter to with the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Early Voting trailed 18-1 longshot Armagnac early in the race before taking the lead from the outside on the final turn. Epicenter charged from the inside, but secured the same second-place finish he did
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TIMONIUM, MD – The final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale under-tack show, delayed an hour by overnight rains, concluded with 11 juveniles sharing the fastest furlong time of :10 flat, while a filly by Violence turned in the day’s fastest quarter-mile work of :21 1/5 Thursday in Timonium. The Top Line
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2022 Alibi Breakfast The Preakness trophy at the Alibi Breakfast. 2022 Alibi Breakfast Date: 05/19/2022 The Alibi Breakfast is a Pimlico tradition that dates back to the 1930’s. On the porch of the historic Clubhouse, owners, trainers, and press would discuss the horses over coffee each morning during training hours. Some of the greatest tales
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5:41 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter was set Monday as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which will be run without Rich Strike. The surprise Derby winner at 80-1 is not in the field of nine for Saturday’s $1.65 million race at Pimlico. Rich Strike’s owner felt
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2022 Preakness Entries 2022 Preakness Entries Secret Oath winner of the Kentucky Oaks. Preakness Poll Who will win the 2022 Preakness? Updated: 05/16/2022 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike is sitting out the Preakness, but a field of 9 was entered on Monday for the 146th Preakness Stakes. Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter is the morning line
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Kentucky Derby hopeful Epicenter is bathed on the backside at Churchill Downs. May 4, 2022 Here’s a look at horses considered possible to run in the $1.5 million, Grade 1 Preakness on May 21 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Preakness 2022: Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will skip for Belmont Horses are listed in
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Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Epicenter (Not This Time) remained on target for Saturday’s GI Preakness S. after a 1 1/2-mile gallop at Churchill Downs Sunday morning. “He seems to be pretty sharp,” Scott Blasi, who oversees trainer Steve Asmussen’s Churchill division, said of the GI Kentucky Derby runner-up and likely Preakness favorite. “I love how he’s doing.
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2022 Preakness Contenders 2022 Preakness Contenders Rich Strike winner of the Kentucky Derby. Preakness Poll Who will win the 2022 Preakness? Updated: 05/12/2022 It is on to Baltimore for the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes (G1). Secret Oath, winner of the Kentucky Oaks (G1), is a confirmed new entrant to the
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Rich Strike, the 2022 Kentucky Derby winner, had his name called just two times in the entire race: once during a routine early full-field run-through … and once just before he crossed the finish line for the most unexpected Derby finish in a century. For all the remarkable elements involved in Saturday’s epic Derby —
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A crowd of 147,294 witnessed Rich Strike’s (Keen Ice) 80-1 upset in the 148th running of the GI Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs. Wagering from all-sources on the Kentucky Derby Day program totaled $273.8 million, a 17% increase over 2021 and up 9% from the previous record in 2019 of $250.9 million. Wagering from
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7:08 PM ET ESPN News Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With favorite Epicenter and Zandon dueling in front, Rich Strike came charging up the rail in the closing strides for a stunning 80-1 upset in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Jockey Sonny Leon guided Rich Strike from far back in the 20-horse field to beat 4-1
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12:45 PM ET ESPN.com staff The 148th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Zandon, leaving from the 10 post, opened as the 3-1 morning-line favorite after Derby post positions were released Monday, followed closely by Epicenter at 7-2 from the third position. Post time for Saturday’s
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The old man’s still got it, sitting high atop his horse at Churchill Downs on Thursday morning, out on the track, overseeing his operation. At age 86, this is what D. Wayne Lukas lives for, back in the sport’s biggest weekend with Secret Oath in Friday’s Kentucky Oaks and Ethereal Road in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
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12:20 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A deal for Drug Free Sport International to police medication in horse racing was announced Tuesday, two months before the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority takes effect. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency had been set to become the regulator for anti-doping and medication control for thoroughbred racing.
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