Fourth of July fireworks could start a little early for some lucky horseplayer(s) this year. A mandatory payout in the Rainbow 6, currently featuring a Maryland state record carryover jackpot, has been scheduled for Sunday’s Stakes-filled Independence Day holiday program at historic Pimlico Race Course. No horses were live to take down the jackpot entering last Sunday’s 7th race finale, Won by 4-5 favorite SAM … Continue reading Pimlico Jackpot Mandatory Pay Out
There was not a unique Winning ticket in Friday’s Rainbow 6 at Pimlico Race Course. That means that Saturday’s jackpot will likely be worth 1.5 million dollars…or higher ! Similar to when multi-state lotteries grow to large amounts, more people will take a shot at the jackpot- even the casual gambler. Not sure how to play ? Here’s a quick overview. As the name suggests, … Continue reading Why Not Give It A Go ?
Live racing returns to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, on Friday, June 25th. As a part of the racing program on Friday there will be a Maryland state-record 20-Cent Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover, having swelled to $1,253,883, after going unsolved in last Sunday’s card. The Rainbow 6 jackpot is paid out only when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six Winners. On … Continue reading Big Bucks In Pimlico Pick Six
Trained by Todd Pletcher protégé Michael McCarthy, ROMBAUER was an afterthought in a Preakness week dominated by headlines of doping and disqualifications. Well, this afterthought switched on his afterburners and became the talk of the town. The 12-1 shot blasted by favorites MEDINA SPIRIT and MIDNIGHT BOURBON at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday to win by 3 ½ lengths. ROMBAUER with his big outside move … Continue reading ROMBAUER Wins Preakness
As promised, here is an analysis of the field for the Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. The feature event is race 13 on a card of 14 with a scheduled Post Time of 6:50. 1. RAM [ML 30-1] Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas. Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr. Hall of Fame trainer Lukas loves running in the Preakness, a race he has Won five … Continue reading Preakness Picks
The Ringling Brothers, Baffert & Medina Circus is coming to Baltimore. The $1 million Grade 1 Preakness Stakes is this Saturday. The second leg of the Triple Crown, takes place just two weeks after the fabled showdown under the twin spires at Churchill Downs, but what a difference two weeks makes in how horseplayers approach handicapping the two races. The Kentucky Derby is typically dissected from … Continue reading Preakness Predictability
The Preakness Stakes has been around for 146 years. Yet it has the vibe of a modern event. The combination of horse racing and live music had given it a festival feeling. The Preakness had become one of the biggest parties of the spring since the inception of InfieldFest in 2010, which combines a two-day-long music festival with some of the best horse racing in … Continue reading The Preakness