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  1. Somali Lemonade shines in G3 Gallorette Handicap

    Claire Novak

    Somali Lemonade had never been to Pimlico Race Course before, but on the track's biggest card in front of a Preakness Day throng, the 5-year-old mare held on to victory in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  2. Happy My Way all smiles in Maryland Sprint H.

    Claire Novak

    Happy My Way streaked wire-to-wire in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap presented by Jagermeister May 17 at Pimlico Race Course, securing his first graded stakes score and building a three-race winning streak.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  3. Stopchargingmaria earns Black-Eyed Susan

    Claire Novak

    Repole Stable's Stopchargingmaria returned to her winning ways May 16 at Pimlico Race Course, but had to fight to get the job done in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  4. Up With the Birds looks to rebound in Dixie

    Claire Novak

    Canadian Horse of the Year Up With the Birds takes on highweights Hamp and Hey Leroy May 17 in the $400,000 Longines Dixie Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, while looking to rebound from a disappointing season debut last time out.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  5. Ride On Curlin turns in Preakness breeze

    Claire Novak

    Preakness Stakes contender Ride On Curlin, whose connections are embracing the old adage "if at first you don't succeed, try, try again," breezed four furlongs in :49 ⅗ seconds on an overcast morning at Pimlico Race Course May 14.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  6. Rosario gets mount on Ride On Curlin for Preakness

    Claire Novak

    Joel Rosario, who finished 11th in the Kentucky Derby aboard General a Rod, will have the Preakness Stakes mount aboard Daniel Dougherty's Ride On Curlin in the May 17 race at Pimlico Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  7. Sage Valley rallies to win Maryland Sprint Handicap

    Claire Novak

    Running for the first time in 2013, Michael Dubb's Sage Valley earned his fourth straight victory in a row when he took the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap at Pimlico Race Course May 18.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  8. Summer Applause takes Allaire DuPont Distaff

    Claire Novak

    Summer Applause ground her way to the lead in the stretch in the $148,500 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes Presented by Toyota, then held off Sea Island for a two-length win May 18 at Pimlico Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  9. 2013 Black Eyed Susan Recap

    Claire Novak

    Joel Rosario's remarkable run continued May 17 when he brought Fiftyshadesofhay from off the pace to win the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  10. Claire Novak: I'll Have Another on the verge of history

    Claire Novak

    Two days before Kentucky Derby 138, Zayat and his son Justin, friends in tow, escaped the confines of Churchill Downs, left Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert with their 3-year-old colt on cruise control, and split for the rolling hills of central Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  11. Claire Novak: Harrington has eye on the prize

    Claire Novak

    If Mike Harrington had his way, there would be no pesky reporters snooping around the barn in the days before the Preakness. Things would be quiet at Pimlico Race Course -- just a man and his horse, then a race and a win.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  12. Claire Novak: Pressure off for Tom Durkin at Belmont

    Claire Novak

    The pressure is off Tom Durkin, now that his 10-year stint as the voice of the Triple Crown is over, writes Claire Novak.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  13. Claire Novak: For trainer Graham Motion, Preakness loss hits hard...

    Claire Novak

    In the moments after a disappointing loss, two things always happen: The winner is surrounded by a jubilant throng, and the loser gets to watch.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  14. Volleyball league debuts amidst Pimlico infield

    Claire Novak

    It's midday at Pimlico Race Course, and in a court plunked smack-dab amid the drunken chaos of the Preakness infield, the National Volleyball League is wrapping up its' first ever official event.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  15. Claire Novak: Nine "new shooters" try to crash Preakness

    Claire Novak

    Hyperbole surrounds the supposed difficulty Derby contenders face when wheeling back in the Preakness.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  16. Claire Novak: A baseball player's guide to horse racing

    Claire Novak

    The Preakness defines Maryland racing, just as the Orioles define baseball for the state, and the two meet more frequently than you'd imagine -- especially in the Orioles' clubhouse every spring.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011