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The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Two men have been charged with allegedly administering performance-enhancing drugs to the winner of last month's $40,000 Tamworth Cup.
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Frankie Dettori is set to have the unusual experience of a riding in a race named in his honour at Leicester Racecourse next week.
We're in the final stretch before the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.
On the other side of the expansive infield at Pimlico Race Course, 42-year-old Sharon Zahn and her 18-year-old daughter were waiting for rapper Macklemore to begin.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Orb's record-setting rider recognizes his role as the passenger part of the equine equation, and appreciates that a jockey's success is usually attributable to superior horseflesh.
By Mike MacAdam Gazette Reporter Mechanicville native Chad Brown decided to skip the Preakness with Kentucky Derby fourth-place finisher Normandy Invasion, but he'll still be a busy trainer at Pimlico today, with good shots to win all three of the Grade III stakes that precede the 138th Preakness.
Odds-on favorite Last Gunfighter notched his sixth straight win by claiming Friday's $300,000 Pimlico Special at Pimlico Race Course.
Go down the list of Kentucky Derby-winning trainers the past three decades or so and you'll find at least one of nearly every kind: insiders, outliers, organization men and fast-buck artists, even guys in on a wing and a prayer.
Jockey Joel Rosario guides Orb to the finish line to win the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.
As winner of the Kentucky Derby, Orb is the only horse in 2013 with a shot to become the first Triple Crown winner in 35 years.
With three entrants in Saturday's Preakness - that's a third of the field - Lukas has been working diligently this week at Pimlico Race Course.
Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4. Orb will run from the first position in the Preakness, the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Of the three Triple Crown races, the Preakness Stakes has been, in recent years, the most formful, meaning favorites run well and have dominated the winner's circle.