Gary Barber’s War of Will exited his 1 ¼-length victory over the late-running Everfast in Saturday’s144th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course in good order and will run in the Belmont Stakes (G1) June 8 at Belmont Park if the colt continues to show all the right signs, trainer Mark Casse said Sunday morning.
Trainer Bob Baffert, looking to win his record eighth Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday with 5-2 morning-line favorite Improbable, arrived at Pimlico Race Course late Thursday afternoon.
Robert Baker and William Mack’s Market King arrived at Pimlico Race Course midafternoon Tuesday for Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes following a 10-hour, 15-minute van ride that originated at Churchill Downs.
It was a hundred years ago that Sir Barton became the first horse to sweep what would become to be known as the Triple Crown.
Oaklawn Invitational winner Laughing Fox will make his next start in the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, owner Alex Lieblong said Thursday morning.
A prominent contender on the Kentucky Oaks (G1) trail before missing her final prep, Red Ruby returned triumphant in Friday’s $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) at Pimlico.